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Press Release -- April 19th, 2011
Source: Lightower Fiber Networks
Tags: Ethernet, Exchange, Expansion, Metro Fiber, Wavelength

Lightower Completes Latest Expansion of Fiber Network in New Hampshire

Industry leading all-fiber networking and broadband solutions now available in Granite State business centers including Salem, Manchester, Merrimack, and Nashua

BOXBOROUGH, MA — April 19, 2011Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider, announced today that it has completed its most recent expansion of its industry-leading all-fiber network in southern New Hampshire. The 65-mile network expansion includes new routes to business centers and data centers in New Hampshire’s most vibrant business districts.

The New Hampshire network extension grows the Lightower Network into major Granite State communities including Salem, Manchester, Merrimack, Nashua, as well as neighboring towns in the southern region of the state.  New Hampshire businesses now have access to Lightower’s complete suite of all-fiber networking and broadband products and services that range from dark fiber and Ethernet services, to wavelengths, Internet access, SONET, and collocation.

“Lightower is aggressively expanding the reach and power of its all-fiber network within key markets throughout the Northeast,” said Rob Shanahan, CEO of Lightower.  “We are excited to complete the extension of our network into New Hampshire, which enables enterprise and carrier customers to take advantage of our high-bandwidth solutions and to connect to commercial buildings, data centers, and financial exchanges, throughout our growing footprint.”

All Lightower services are available to on-net buildings and facilities in area towns including Salem, Manchester, Merrimack, and Nashua.

Lightower’s New Hampshire network expansion offers area businesses the following features:

  • Ethernet services from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps
  • Wavelength services to 40 Gbps
  • Dark fiber availability
  • Diverse routing and diverse entrance options may be available
  • Custom designed building access, tower access, and facility access

Lightower is one of the largest metro fiber providers in the United States.  New Hampshire customers can leverage Lightower’s end-to-end fiber networking solutions to connect with any other area within Lightower’s footprint including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, spanning New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley.

About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is a leading fiber network and broadband service provider in the Northeast, offering over 5,800 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access, and nationwide long haul services. Lightower’s fiber footprint extends from New England, to eastern New York State, northern New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City. With access to over 2,300 buildings, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, scalability, security, and reliability in the Northeast. Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit or call 888-LT-FIBER.

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