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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

Lightower Expands its Colocation Footprint in the Midwest

With its latest acquisition of Datacenter101, Lightower Fiber Networks, expanded its colocation offering to meet demand from small, medium and large businesses within the region. The Datacenter 101 facility is located in downtown Columbus, Ohio and offers both enterprise-class data center services as well as carrier-class colocation services. This acquisition enhances Lightower’s growing portfolio of

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

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 All-Fiber Network in Downtown Philadelphia

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, just keeps on growing. The company announced today the expansion of its all-fiber footprint throughout downtown Philadelphia. The added network will deliver high-performance networking to businesses throughout downtown, including the area surrounding Broad St., Market St.,

Moving On Up – Lightower Expands Offices in New Jersey

Lightower Fiber Networks continues to grow in the Garden State. The company announced today it has opened a new office at 581 Main Street in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The new office will support Lightower’s sales and operations teams as the company continues to rapidly expand throughout the state. The growth of Lightower in New Jersey is

Lightower Building Dominant Presence in Mid-Atlantic with 270-Mile Network Expansion in Greater Baltimore

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today a new, 270-mile network expansion in the greater Baltimore, Maryland region. Lightower’s latest network expansion includes new fiber throughout downtown Baltimore and in the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor that runs between the two major East

Lightower Solidifies Network Strength Throughout DC Metro Area

With a major build across the DC corridor, Lightower Fiber Networks makes a bold move with the completion of its 400-mile all fiber network expansion, which delivers bandwidths of up to 100 Gbps throughout the region. High bandwidth-intensive sectors including enterprise business, education, government, and wireless carriers require reliable, secure and high capacity infrastructure.  Lightower

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in Chicago Market

Not just the Windy City, Chicago is also a well-networked city. A Midwest center of finance, commerce, industry and transportation, Chicago is a national and international hub for technology and telecommunications. That’s even more true today, now that Lightower Fiber Networks has announced an expansion of its network across the Chicago metro area. Lightower is

Lightower Announces 1,500-Mile Expansion Through Washington, D.C. and Virginia

As part of its on-going expansion strategy, Lightower today announced a major 1,500-mile expansion of its all-fiber, high-performance network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro region. In May 2012, Lightower began constructing over 1,100 route miles of high fiber-count network blanketing most of Virginia and into North Carolina. Additionally, Lightower is announcing the addition

Lightower Closes Merger with Sidera Networks

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

Lightower to Merge with Sidera Networks

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

Teeing Up for Lightower’s Annual Golf Tournament

And it's back to Boston we go! This time we are trading in our Inbound Marketing hats for golf carts as Lauren and I go onsite to help with Lightower’s annual golf tournament. With the sun shining, we arrive at the course bright and early to begin set up for the fun filled day of

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Lightower CEO Joins Panel at Jefferies 2012 Global TMT Conference

Lightower’s President and CEO, Rob Shanahan will participate in a panel at the upcoming Jefferies 2012 Global TMT Conference  held May 7-9, 2012 in New York City. Rob will speak on a panel discussion titled ‘Growth in Fiber Networks’ on May 7th at 9am EST. Known for its advanced, all-fiber network throughout the Northeast, Lightower

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