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Press Release -- November 2nd, 2012
Source: Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower to Present at Light Reading Ethernet Expo in New York City

  • Lightower’s John Romagnoli will discuss “The Emerging 100GE Service-Enabling Architecture” on Wednesday, November 7 at 11.50 AM
  • Panel to focus on Ethernet service demand, vertical industry drivers and pricing trends
  • Representatives will be onsite to meet and discuss Lightower all-fiber services

BOXBOROUGH, MA — November 2, 2012 — Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, will attend the Light Reading 2012 Ethernet Expo Americas conference taking place Tuesday-Thursday, November 6-8 at the Hilton New York City.

Lightower’s John Romagnoli, Senior Product Manager, will present on Wednesday, November 7 as part of a panel entitled “The Emerging 100GE Service-Enabling Architecture.” The session will focus on the network equipment specifications necessary which enable 100G Ethernet services, while Lightower’s Romagnoli will present the service provider’s perspective in offering Ethernet services. Romagnoli’s presentation addresses the current demand for 10G, 40G and 100G Ethernet services, the industry verticals driving demand for Ethernet, and pricing trends for Ethernet offerings. The panel will be held from 11:50AM-12:50PM at the Hilton.

“Lightower’s Ethernet services are offered across our footprint here in the Northeast,” stated Herb Boynton, VP of Sales, Lightower. “We offer fiber-based Ethernet in bandwidths up to 100 Gbps and also offer E-NNI [Ethernet Network-to-Network Interface] services to carriers to extend their serviceable markets.  With the global bandwidth for business Ethernet services growing rapidly, offering all-fiber, easily scalable Ethernet services has never been more important.”

Lightower offers several different Ethernet service configurations including Private Line, Virtual Private Line and LAN services. Lightower also features MEF-compliant E-NNI transport services for service providers.  Lightower is a member of the Metro Ethernet Forum.

To meet with a Lightower representative at the 2012 Ethernet Expo Americas, email, or call 888-LT-FIBER. For more information on Lightower, visit

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About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, offering over 6,600 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, New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City.  With access to over 3,500 service locations, 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.

For Lightower Fiber Networks media inquiries, please contact: Jaymie Scotto & Associates +1.866.695.362

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