Lightower to Showcase Benefits of Advanced Fiber-Optic Infrastructure to Education Entities at NJEDge Conference

BOXBOROUGH, MA — November 27, 2012 — Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, announced its participation at the NJEDge.net annual conference, taking place November 28-30, 2012, at the Wyndham Princeton Forrestal Hotel & Conference Center in Plainsboro, New Jersey. Attendees will be able to meet with Lightower representatives at the event to learn more about Lightower all-fiber solutions.

NJEDge.net is a non-profit technology consortium of academic and research institutions throughout the state of New Jersey. It’s annual conference this year is titled, “Humanizing Technology,” in an effort to highlight the benefits that technology brings to the humans who use it every day.

Lightower has extensive experience delivering all-fiber networking solutions to education organizations, including wide area networks and high-capacity, reliable Internet access. Deploying high-speed, fiber-optic networks as the foundation of their campus-wide communications infrastructure, educators today are taking advantage of the opportunity to augment the classroom environment with technology-based tools that enrich students’ learning experience.

“Lightower understands the value that advanced networks deliver to educators and the importance of high-capacity networks to the overall education experience,” stated Doug Turtz, VP of Sales, Lightower. “Deploying advanced, fiber-optic networks not only allows an education organization to truly transform the education it provides to students, but it can also allow administrators to better attract, train, and retain educators and researchers over time.”

Lightower offers the most advanced all-fiber network in the Northeast, including an extensive, all-fiber infrastructure in the state of New Jersey. Lightower owns and operates its own network, delivering more than 6,600 route miles of fiber and providing access to over 3,500 service locations throughout the region.

To meet with a Lightower representative at the NJEDge 2012 Annual Conference, email info@lightower.com, or call 888-LT-FIBER. For more information on Lightower, visit www.lightower.com.

About Lightower Fiber Networks
Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, offering over 6,600 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access, and nationwide long haul services.  Lightower’s fiber footprint extends from New England, to eastern New York State, New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City.  With access to over 3,500 service locations, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, scalability, security, and reliability in the Northeast.  Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA.  For more information, visit www.lightower.com or call 888-LT-FIBER.

About NJEDge.Net
NJEDge.Net is a non-profit technology consortium of academic and research institutions in New Jersey. Through its deployment of advanced Internet technologies and digital communication, NJEDge.Net supports its members in their institutional teaching and learning; scholarship; research and development; outreach programs; public service, and economic development. In providing broadband statewide network, NJEDge.Net creates an environment for interoperability to facilitate productive use of technology across the academic enterprise. NJEDge.Net introduces emerging technologies and state-of-the-art networking to its partners in academia, government and industry for inter-institutional collaboration, scholarship and research.

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