|By Business Wire||
|April 9, 2014 06:01 AM EDT||
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, announced it has delivered 10-Gig wavelength connectivity to Iron Mountain’s underground data center near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This marks the thirteenth data center connected to the Lumos fiber network. Iron Mountain is the first data center connectivity win in Western Pennsylvania since the announcement of this market as a key “edge-out” expansion of the Lumos fiber footprint.
“Our 10-Gig wavelength contract win with Iron Mountain sits at the convergence of several of our key Strategic Data growth strategies: Western Pennsylvania, data centers and wavelengths,” commented Timothy Biltz, CEO and President of Lumos Networks. “Iron Mountain is a marquee win for Lumos, and we are delighted that they have chosen to be our partner for the delivery of secure, redundant mission critical fiber bandwidth in and out of their national data center. This represents a key step towards monetizing our upgraded and re-designed fiber assets in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.”
“Iron Mountain is always working to enhance connectivity options,” said Daniel Golding, Vice President of Operations for Iron Mountain. “Lumos’ reliability, reach, and flexibility makes them an excellent partner for wavelength-scale connectivity. We look forward to working with them to expand our customers’ bandwidth options.”
Joseph McCourt, Chief Revenue Officer at Lumos Networks added, “Now that we have secured a wavelength connection into Iron Mountain’s underground data center, we will pursue additional revenue opportunities with current and potential Enterprise customers co-located at the facility. We continue to believe that data center connectivity will be a key driver of our fiber Ethernet revenue in the coming years.”
About Lumos Networks
Lumos Networks is a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving carrier, business and residential customers over a dense fiber network offering data, voice and IP services. With headquarters in Waynesboro, VA, Lumos Networks serves Virginia, West Virginia and portions of Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio, and Maryland over a fiber network of approximately 7,414 fiber route miles. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at www.lumosnetworks.com.
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