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Press Release -- November 12th, 2012
Source: Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower to Showcase its Ultimate Media Platform at Content & Communications World Expo

  • Lightower to showcase recently announced Ultimate Media Platform
  • Platform connects venues throughout Northeast to critical broadcast centers
  • Lightower conducting live demonstration of hitless switching at CCW
  • Visit Lightower at Booth #1257

BOXBOROUGH, MA — November 12, 2012 – Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, announced today its participation at Content & Communications World (CCW) to be held November 14-15, 2012, in New York City. Lightower will feature its all-fiber Video Transport service as well as its Ultimate Media Platform.  Lightower’s recently announced Ultimate Media Platform powers the transport of uncompressed high definition video from sports and entertainment venues to broadcast centers throughout the Northeast.

Lightower’s Ultimate Media Platform offers end-to-end fiber connectivity from the largest sports and entertainment venues in the Northeast, back to over 30 critical broadcast and media centers in the region.  Lightower’s Ultimate Media Platform offers continual or event-based content delivery to broadcast centers, and offers multiple protection options to ensure reliability. In addition, the Ultimate Media Platform supports several compressed and uncompressed video formats such as ASI, SDI, HD/SDI and JPEG2000.

Visit Lightower at booth #1257 to see a live demonstration of Lightower Video Transport and the Ultimate Media Platform.  The demonstration will be conducted jointly with Media Links and will include hitless switching of uncompressed HD video and other video formats.

“Lightower’s Ultimate Media Platform is a game changer for the transport and distribution of uncompressed HD video from venues in the region,” stated Doug Turtz, VP of Sales for Lightower. “This platform offers unparalleled distribution power and flexibility for event originators and broadcasters alike. This new platform, coupled with the power and reach of the Lightower Network, is hands-down the most robust solution in the industry.”

Lightower’s wide range of all-fiber services include 40G and 100G Ethernet and wavelengths, dark fiber, Managed Private Optical Networks, an Ultra-Low Latency Network, high performance Internet access, SONET, and colocation.

CCW, a premier media and entertainment technology event, allows participants to collaborate and learn about the latest services in content creation, management and distribution/delivery.

To set up a meeting with a Lightower representative at CCW, please email For more information about Lightower and its all-fiber network, visit, or call 888-LT-FIBER.

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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 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.

For Lightower Fiber Networks media inquiries, please contact: Jaymie Scotto & Associates +1.866.695.3629

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