Lumos Networks Reaches 28 Connected Data Centers
Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:LMOS) , a fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, is now connected to 28 data centers within its footprint. This increase reflects the combination of the continued expansion of its fiber network along with including commercial and private data centers as well as company owned facilities offering commercial data center services. Previously, the company had only included connections to commercial third-party data centers.
“I am pleased to announce a significant expansion in the number of data centers connected to our fiber network,” said Timothy G. Biltz, CEO and President of Lumos Networks. “We believe that we are in the very early stages of bandwidth migration to data centers and expect to see our list of connections continue to increase substantially over time. We have several data center connections in our installation backlog that we expect to be completed during the fourth quarter.”
“Lumos Networks has data center relationships with many of the marquee names in the industry, including QTS, Alpha Technologies, Iron Mountain, DC Corp and Peak 10,” noted Joseph E. McCourt, Chief Revenue Officer of Lumos Networks. “Our Enterprise and Carrier customers are increasingly requesting fast and secure access to data centers as key destinations. We view data centers as a type of multi-tenant building in our footprint and the strategic expansion to more data centers remains a key element of our sales strategy.”
About Lumos Networks
Lumos Networks is a fiber-based provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier and Enterprise customers offering end to end connectivity in 23 markets in Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. With a fiber network of 7,645 fiber route miles, Lumos Networks connects to 708 Fiber to the Cell sites, 28 data centers and 1,456 on-net buildings. In 2013, Lumos Networks generated over $104 million in Data Revenue over its fiber network. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at www.lumosnetworks.com.
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