The need for all-fiber communications networks is high Lightower Connects MiCTA Membership with Networksacross all organizations, and the thousands of members of MiCTA can now take advantage of Lightower’s services for their organizations. Announced today, Lightower is a fully approved vendor for MiCTA, which is a national non-profit group purchasing organization representing higher education, K-12, government and other non-profit entities.

Lightower has been approved to deliver its all-fiber portfolio of Ethernet, SONET, Wavelengths, Dark Fiber, Colocation and Internet services to the full MiCTA membership. This will allow MiCTA members to beef up their connectivity and take advantage of a range of today’s advanced services that can’t happen without a reliable and high-performance network. These services include cloud connectivity, distance learning, telemedicine and so much more.

Throughout its 20 years as a service provider, Lightower has gained experience delivering advanced networking solutions to all kinds of customers across industries. The company has also created custom solutions for organizations with high demands but tight budgets.

MiCTA welcomes Lightower as Tech VendorMiCTA’s COO Tim von Hoff commented on today’s news: “MiCTA members have expressed strong interest in high-capacity, fiber-based network infrastructure options and flexible colocation services. Lightower is well-positioned to deliver these services to MiCTA members in their service areas.”

Lightower’s proposal was selected as part of MiCTA’s highly competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Lightower’s all-fiber solutions deliver the highest levels of performance for mission-critical networking solutions and applications across the U.S. Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Chicago Metro.

To read today’s full press release, visit: http://www.lightower.com/news/press-releases/lightower-named-as-approved-vendor-for-mictas-national-technology-membership/#.U8-33YBdXVs