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Press Release -- May 8th, 2017
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NV Energy Selects LightRiver Technologies to Perform Critical Network Build

CONCORD, CA–(Marketwired – May 8, 2017) – LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network®design and commissioning, announced today that NV Energy Inc., headquartered in Las Vegas, selected LightRiver to perform a significant network build. A longtime business partner of LightRiver’s, NV Energy provides a wide range of energy services to 1.3 million customers throughout Nevada and more than 40 million tourists annually.

As part of its Smart Utility Networking solution portfolio, LightRiver provided NV Energy with both design and engineering services to procure all necessary equipment needed for the network build. LightRiver’s renowned Factory Built Network (FBN) process provided a tested and stable network before field deployment. During the network implementation process, LightRiver provided onsite training to a team of NV Energy engineers.

“As the state of Nevada’s largest power utility, a strong communications network infrastructure led by mission critical operators is vital,” comments Walt Paskowski, Senior Vice President Sales, Vertical Markets of LightRiver. “Our LightRiver team was honored to step in for the critical network build. We value our working relationship with NV Energy, and offer a record of excellence in implementing state-of-the-art, high capacity networks. LightRiver’s unique applications maximize Smart Grid efforts and modernize utility infrastructures.”

The network build was completed in December 2016.

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About LightRiver Technologies, Inc.
LightRiver Technologies designs, engineers, commissions, manages and supports next generation solutions for mission-critical clients that require the highest capacity, reliability and resiliency that today’s optical communications technology can deliver. The leader in integrating the multi-vendor, Factory Built Network® solutions and Transport Network Management, LightRiver is an expert in Tier 1 Packet Optical, DWDM/ROADM, MPLS and Carrier Ethernet systems, and in successfully migrating legacy networks to the next generation. LightRiver delivers unique value across the United States with turnkey hardware and software solutions, carrier-grade quality and unparalleled customer care in multi-technology networking. For more information, please visit

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