-- More Than 240 Partners Attend Event in Louisville, Ky. --
LOUISVILLE, Ky., September 2, 2010 - Lightyear Network Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:LYNS, news, filings) (www.lightyear.net), a provider of telecommunication services to large, medium and small businesses, as well as residential consumers throughout North America, held one of its most successful annual National Sales Conferences this past weekend.
Approximately 240 Channel Partners and independent Representatives from around the country turned out for the 2010 Lightyear National Sales Conference held August 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Louisville.
The conference featured a number of informative breakout sessions, product positioning seminars, awards presentations and a VIP dinner, during which time Lightyear’s sales partners learned more about the company’s strong value proposition and competitive advantages.
Sprint, a longtime Lightyear carrier partner, was the Presenting Sponsor of the event, with several company officials participating in the conference. Qwest Communications, XO Communications and Red Ventures also were event sponsors.
“We are pleased to have had such a successful Lightyear National Sales Conference this year,” said J. Sherman Henderson, III, CEO of Lightyear. “The enthusiasm and positive response to Lightyear’s new status as a public company and our growth strategy were evident from our veteran partners as well as our new ones during the event. We continue to receive tremendous feedback regarding our new focus and value proposition.”
During the past quarter, Lightyear has added a number of new Channel Partners and Representatives from across the nation, including from states such as New York, California, Texas, Illinois, Georgia and Alabama. Many of the new sales partners were on hand for the three-day conference.
About Lightyear Network Solutions, Inc.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Lightyear Network Solutions, LLC, Lightyear provides telecommunication services to large, medium and small businesses and to residential consumers throughout North America. Lightyear’s product offerings include local PRI and digital T1, enhanced
Internet services, MPLS, Ethernet, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), local and long distance service, and conferencing. Lightyear also offers wireless services to customers in the U.S. through wholesale contracts with multiple wireless providers. Lightyear built its own VoIP network in 2004 to enhance its
product offerings and has partnered with some of the most prominent names in telecom including: Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, Qwest, Level 3, PAETEC, CenturyLink, XO Communications, Intelliverse, BroadSoft, Cisco and AdTran. Lightyear Network Solutions is headquartered in Louisville, Ky. Additional information can be found at: www.lightyear.net.
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Securities and Exchange Commission's "safe harbor" provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause Lightyear’s actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated. These forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements about our marketing and acquisition opportunities, business strategies, competition, expected activities and expenditures as we pursue our business plan. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in any forward looking statements are reasonable, the risks and uncertainties which could cause our actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated includes changes in market conditions, our ability to integrate acquired operations, the ability to obtain additional financing on satisfactory terms, customer acceptance of products, regulatory issues, competitive factors, or other business circumstances and risk factors described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lightyear undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this press release.
Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.
Marlon Nurse, V.P. – Investor Relations
Trilogy Capital Partners
Darren Minton, President