Zayo just can't help themselves. Zayo is spending $22 million to acquire Litecast/Balticore, LLC. "Litecast owns and operates the leading Baltimore metropolitan fiber network, connecting over 110 on-net buildings, including all of the city's major data centers and carrier hotel facilities. Litecast is focused on providing dark fiber and ethernet-based services to a concentrated set of Baltimore enterprise and governmental customers, particularly within the healthcare and education segments." It fills in the greater DC area for Zayo.
Alpheus today announced that it has acquired Net Star Telecommunications Inc. Net Star was Houston's 3rd largest ISP in 2006, according to the Biz Journal and the company website. No financial details were available.