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Lumos Networks Hires Glenn Lytle as VP of Enterprise Sales

Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced the appointment of Glenn Lytle as Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Mr. Lytle will report directly to Joseph E. McCourt, Chief Revenue Officer.

”I am pleased to announce the hire of Glenn Lytle as the new head of our Enterprise division,” said Mr. McCourt. “Glenn spent the past 6 years developing and executing strategies for Comcast Business Services to pursue larger multi-location Enterprise deals in the Mid-Atlantic region. I am confident that Glenn will inject his managerial success, technical knowledge and local market expertise into our Enterprise business that generated over $40 million in 2013 annual revenue for Lumos.”

Prior to his employment at Comcast Business Services, Mr. Lytle was employed by Telcove for 8 years, where he served as General Manager for its Central Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia markets.

Mr. Lytle added, “I am extremely excited to help Lumos continue its transformation to a fiber bandwidth company. We have a tremendous opportunity to leverage a great fiber asset and deliver a top notch customer experience. In addition to direct Ethernet, VoIP and Cloud sales to Enterprise customers in our core and Edge-Out Markets, I am excited to help Lumos execute on its strategy to significantly increase its data center connectivity with fiber and to foster growth opportunities for the Carrier End User segment, led by Roger Adamiak.”

Lumos Networks President and CEO Timothy G, Biltz said, “I expect that Glenn will make an immediate impact within our Enterprise business. Glenn’s focused attention on account management and a revamped renewal program, along with a tremendously deep local knowledge of Enterprise accounts, will free up Joe McCourt to pursue strategic Edge-Out market opportunities, large Fiber to the Cell deals and cement relationships with executives at wireless operators, data center operators and fiber bandwidth providers, both on a regional and national level.”

About Lumos Networks

Lumos Networks is a leading fiber-based service 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 7,467 fiber route miles, Lumos Networks connects 633 Fiber to the Cell sites, 13 data centers and approximately 1,400 on-net buildings. In 2013, Lumos Networks generated over $104 million in data revenue over our fiber network. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at www.lumosnetworks.com.

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