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Lightower Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Detroit Office

Lightower Fiber Networks continues its strong growth and expansion with a new office located at 755 West Big Beaver Road in Detroit, MI. This office will further support Lightower’s employee base and network infrastructure of over 1,200 route miles of fiber and over 100 on-net buildings throughout the region. Over the past few years, Detroit

NJFX Network Ecosystem Continues to Grow, Adding Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks joins New Jersey Fiber Exchange’s (NJFX) growing roster of networks in its carrier-neutral Meet-Me-Room (MMR). The fast growing ecosystem is located at NJFX’s Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation campus in Wall, New Jersey. The campus is located at the meeting point of international subsea cables from the United States, Europe, South America and

Lightower Expands its Fiber Network throughout North Carolina

Lightower Fiber Networks is expanding its high-performance fiber network within ‘The Tarheel’ state. Adding over 365 fiber route miles, Lightower’s fiber build in North Carolina will serve thousands of organizations located in downtown Raleigh and Charlotte, including Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions, and governments. The expansion of 120 miles to Lightower’s existing network in Raleigh,

Lightower Awarded GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract

Lightower Fiber Networks is now able to deliver its all-fiber network services to any federal government agency, as well as to state and local governments through a new cooperative purchasing contract. With the award of a U.S. Government Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 070 contract, Lightower is now part of a pre-approved list

The Cloud Doesn’t Work without the Network

High-performance networking is essential for enterprises to operate effectively. Lightower Fiber Networks just rolled out its new Lightower Cloud Connect service, which allows organizations to connect directly to major cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. As more and more companies move applications to the cloud, the network becomes more important than

Lightower Fiber Networks Expands Across Staten Island

Lightower Fiber Networks just expanded its all-fiber network throughout Staten Island. The expansion will serve hundreds of new locations in the borough and also creates a new, shorter path around Manhattan from New Jersey to points north and east of New York. Avoiding Manhattan entirely, this new shorter route is perfect for businesses wanting to

Power Utility Future-Proofs Services With Lightower Fiber Networks

Delaware Electric Cooperative (DEC) selected Lightower Fiber Networks to build a 250-mile, all-fiber, custom network to 28 sites across the state. As a non-profit, member-owned electric company, DEC serves over 90,000 members in Delaware, and is committed to ‘keeping the lights on’ by providing safe, reliable, and competitively priced energy services for its member-owners and communities. Lightower's secure, custom-built network is

NYI’s New Jersey Data Center Now Has Even More High Performance Networking Capabilities

NYI today announced that Lightower Fiber Networks has established an access point within its Bridgewater, New Jersey facility. The all-fiber access point further enhances carrier diversity in the facility, which is located just 40 miles outside of Lower Manhattan. NYI customers now have access to even more options across NYI’s technology ecosystem and Lightower’s robust

Lightower’s Limitless Networks Power Technological Innovations in Healthcare

As breakthroughs in eMedicine change the medical and patient care landscape for the better, Lightower Fiber Networks announces its commitment to providing best-in-class network solutions that support, sustain and grow these technological innovations. According to a recent Frost & Sullivan report titled Healthcare and Medical Device Connectivity and Interoperability, healthcare trends are moving towards personalized

Lightower Solidifies Presence in Baltimore

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that it acquired network assets from HarborLite Networks, based in Baltimore, MD. The agreement includes the acquisition of fiber located throughout downtown Baltimore and further strengthens Lightower’s network density in the region. “This network addition helps solidify Lightower’s presence in Baltimore, a city in which we continue to invest and expand. Our

Commonwealth of Virginia to Use Lightower for Data Network Services

Lightower Fiber Networks, announced today that it's been named an authorized vendor to the Commonwealth of Virginia for Data Network Services. The contract enables Lightower to offer a range of all-fiber networking and high performance Internet services to public bodies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, schools, and libraries, throughout the state. All authorized users may use

MRV’s OptiSwitch® Empowers Lightower Fiber Networks to Streamline Carrier Ethernet Service Deployment

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its footprint of MRV’s OptiSwitch® Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service demarcation and first mile aggregation platform. This was done to support an increased number of fiber connections and bandwidth-rich services as Lightower grows its service footprint. Lightower utilizes the OptiSwitch platform at the customer premises

Lightower Fiber Networks to Merge with Fibertech Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, and Fibertech Networks, a leading provider of fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The

Lightower Expands Its All-Fiber Connectivity Services to Amazon Web Services

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, first announced Direct Connect services with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in late 2013. But the company hasn't stopped there. Lightower just announced it has broadened its direct connectivity options to AWS' cloud computing platform. With speeds now ranging

Lightower Dramatically Expands All-Fiber Network in Mid-Atlantic

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today the completion of a major 1,100-mile expansion of its all-fiber, high-performance network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro region. This major addition is part of the company’s ongoing strategy of aggressive network expansion throughout

Lightower Takes High-Bandwidth Networking Solutions to the Financial Industry at FIA

With an all-fiber network that enables redundancy and risk mitigation, supports automated trading systems and helps financial institutions to tackle Big Data to their advantage, Lightower Fiber Networks is attending FIA’s 30th annual Futures & Options Expo next week in Chicago to talk about what’s possible. The financial services industry is working hard to stay

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