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Press Release -- April 25th, 2011
Source: Lightower Fiber Networks
Tags: Ethernet, Exchange, Metro Fiber, Wavelength

Lightower to Exhibit at 2011 Markley Data Center Networking Exchange in Boston, April 28th

Leading fiber network provider to showcase its growing Boston network and the products and services offered through its Northeast footprint

BOXBOROUGH, MA — April 25, 2011 — Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider, will be exhibiting at the 2011 Markley Data Center Networking Exchange on Thursday, April 28th at One Summer Street, Boston’s largest data center and telecom facility. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the company’s expanding Northeast footprint, especially in and around greater Boston, which was greatly enhanced as part of a January network agreement with NSTAR Communications that gave Lightower exclusive access to NSTAR’s fiber network.

“Boston is a key market for Lightower with its vibrant financial, health care, education, and technology industries.  Lightower continues to expand and enhance our network in and around Boston to better serve the surging bandwidth needs of all enterprises.  Lightower offers access to hundreds of commercial buildings and data centers in and around Boston,” said Doug Dalissandro, Executive Vice President of Sales, Lightower.  “The Markley Data Center Networking Exchange serves as an excellent venue and platform for us to connect with key industry leaders and share Lightower’s story.”

The 2011 Markley Data Center Networking Exchange, hosted by The Markley Group, is a premier networking event designed to bring together professionals from all sectors of the data center industry to discuss the latest trends, shifting technologies, energy efficiency, disaster recovery, and other highly relevant topics. One Summer Street is The Markley Group’s flagship data center facility, centrally located in Boston.  Markley strategically selected the property for conversion because of its unmatched location with abundant and reliable power.  The proximity to all major fiber routes provides a centralized location where all fiber backbones and other providers can meet, connect and exchange data and voice traffic over their networks, unlike anywhere else in the New England area.

Lightower is one of the largest and most profitable metro fiber providers in the United States.  With over 5,800 route miles of fiber, over 500,000 fiber miles, and over 2,300 commercial buildings served, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, and reliability in the Northeast.  The company’s products and services range from dark fiber and Ethernet services, to wavelengths, Internet access, SONET, and collocation.

To meet with a Lightower representative at the event, stop by booth L2, email info@lightower.com, visit www.lightower.com, or call (888) LT-FIBER.  Click here for a map of Lightower’s Boston network: http://www.lightower.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Lightower-Network-Map-Boston-Area.pdf

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 www.lightower.com or call 888-LT-FIBER.

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For media inquiries:
Aaron Lindenbaum
617-391-9622
alindenbaum@rasky.com

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