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Press Release -- May 5th, 2015
Source: Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower to Discuss Aggressive Expansion and Future Growth at ITW 2015

Recent $1.9B merger announcement to be key topic of conversation at event 

BOXBOROUGH, MA — May 5, 2015 — Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, will discuss the growing demand for fiber-based wholesale network solutions at ITW: International Telecoms Week 2015, May 10-13 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Swissotel in Chicago. ITW is one of the largest events in the U.S. each year for the wholesale telecommunications community. It offers the chance for thousands of delegates representing companies from around the globe to network and conduct business.

Lightower’s participation at ITW comes at an exciting time for the company. It announced on April 27 that is has entered into a $1.9 billion agreement to merge with Fibertech Networks. The combined company will be led by current Lightower CEO, Rob Shanahan.

On March 11, Lightower also announced it acquired ColocationZone – an enterprise-class data center provider in Chicago. ColocationZone is located in the 725 South Wells data center in downtown Chicago, on the South Loop of the city’s Central Business District.

Along with discussing these recent deals, Lightower will also hold in-depth conversations about carrier solutions with the global array of carriers that attend ITW. Lightower provides proven and diverse wholesale connectivity for carriers that require a seamless augmentation or extension of their networks. The company’s comprehensive suite of all-fiber services includes dark fiber, Ethernet, wavelength services and E-NNI.

For more information, visit or call 1.888.LT.FIBER.

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