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 all-fiber solutions are now available to all enterprises, educational institutions, health care businesses, media companies, government agencies, and wireless and wireline carriers,” explained Rob Shanahan, CEO of Lightower. “With this network acquisition, Lightower continues its aggressive expansion in the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as throughout our entire service area.”
Lightower customers also gain direct access to numerous data centers in Baltimore, including 111 Market, 300 W. Lexington, 506 Central, 323 N. Charles, and 1401 E. Russell. Lightower will now have direct access to nearly all major office buildings, data centers and sports venues in Baltimore.
Customers in Baltimore gain immediate access to all Lightower solutions including access to over 15,000 service locations throughout the Lightower footprint. In addition, customers have direct access to regional data centers including those in the Ashburn, VA area. Lightower is also a Direct Connect Partner for Amazon Web Services and can provide all-fiber connectivity to numerous other cloud providers. The company also recently announced it has been named an authorized vendor to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
As owner and operator of its network, Lightower offers customized, all–fiber solutions to financial, government, education, media, health care, and wireless and wireline carriers. Over the past year, the company expanded its network through the acquisition of Fibertech Networks, and also through network builds in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan.
With over 30,000 miles of fiber network across 17 states from Maine to North Carolina and out to Chicago, Lightower has the most dense fiber-optic network and fiber connected building count of any broadband service provider in the markets it serves.
To view Lightower’s network map, please visit: www.lightower.com/network-map
For more information on Lightower, please call 888-LT-FIBER or email [email protected].