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Press Release -- January 5th, 2010
Source: Fibertech

Fibertech Networks President John Purcell to Speak at Metro Connect USA 2010

January 05, 2010 – Rochester, NY

Fibertech Networks, L.L.C., a leading provider of metropolitan bandwidth services in mid-size cities, today announced that Fibertech President and CEO John Purcell will speak at the Metro Connect USA 2010 Summit on Tuesday, January 26, in Miami, FL.

Purcell will participate on a panel discussion titled “Build vs. Buy vs. Lease vs. Acquire vs. Outsource.” As a leader in the metro data transport industry, Purcell will discuss the differences in last foot connectivity between Tier I, II and III markets in areas such as entry costs and building access rights. He will also talk about Fibertech’s experience as a last mile fiber builder and how our lease model makes sense as an entry into a new market for carriers.

In total, Fibertech currently has networks operational in 24 metro markets including Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Binghamton, White Plains and Albany, NY; Wilmington, DE; Indianapolis, IN; Columbus, OH; Hartford, Danbury, Stamford, Bridgeport, New London, and New Haven, CT; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA; Providence, RI; Montgomery County, MD; Concord and Newark, NJ; Concord, NH; and Worcester and Springfield, MA.

About Fibertech Networks
Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Fibertech Networks is a leader in building and operating fiber optic networks throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. The company was recently recognized among metro-specific, fiber-based providers as the “Best-In-Class Service Partner” for retail business customers by Atlantic ACM in its Metro Report Card.

Founded in 2000 and privately held, Fibertech investors are led by Nautic Partners of Providence, R.I., and Banc of America Capital Investors of Charlotte, N.C. Further information about the company can be found at

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Dan Clifton – Fibertech Networks (585) 697 – 5100

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