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Lightower Fiber Networks to Merge with Fibertech Networks

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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 agreement [...]

Lightower Closes Merger with Sidera Networks

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Forming one of the largest pure-play fiber providers in the U.S. networking market, Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that it has closed the merger with Sidera Networks that was first announced on December 27, 2012. Effective today, the new company operates under the Lightower brand. The merged company delivers a more broad, dense and unique fiber-optic [...]

Lightower to Merge with Sidera Networks

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Lightower Fiber Networks and Sidera Networks announce they have signed a definitive agreement for a transaction valued at over $2 billion led by Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, and management, to acquire and merge both companies. Current Lightower CEO, Rob Shanahan, will lead the new combined company, which will be called Lightower.The merger is expected to close in the second quarter of [...]