NEW YORK, August 1, 2017 – Reed Smith LLP represented Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) on its definitive agreement to purchase fiber-optic network assets serving the Chicago market for $225 million from WideOpenWest, Inc. (WOW!, NYSE: WOW), a leading provider of communications services, based in Englewood, Colorado.

The agreement includes an additional $50 million in network investment for WOW! to complete the build-out of its Chicago network in second-half 2018.

The Reed Smith team was led by Jennifer W. Cheng (Partner, New York) and included Anatoliy Rozental (Associate, New York), Lowell Bourgeois (Associate, New York) and Kevin Gallagher (Associate, New York).

Click here to read Verizon’s press release.