Lightower to Showcase New Ultra-Low Latency Network at Ethernet Expo Americas 2011 in NYC, Nov 8-9th

Northeast’s premier metro fiber provider to exhibit and discuss new ultra low latency solutions as well as latest network expansions in the New York City Metro region – Booth #402

BOXBOROUGH, MA — November 3, 2011 — Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider in the Northeast, will showcase its new Ultra-Low Latency (ULL) Network offerings during Light Reading’s Ethernet Expo Americas 2011 from November 8-9 at the Hilton New York in New York City. During the event, Chris Williams, Lightower’s Director of Complex Solutions, will present on the panel “Enterprise Services – Low-Latency Solutions for Financial & Other Verticals”, on Tuesday, November 8th at 3:05pm.  In addition, Lightower will also be discussing their new network expansion projects in the greater New York City region.  Lightower representatives will be available at booth #402.

Lightower’s new Ultra-Low Latency Network connects 15 strategic interconnection facilities in the New York and New Jersey financial markets, providing industry-leading low latencies between locations.  Utilizing wavelength technology, Lightower’s Ultra-Low Latency network offers industry-leading round-trip latencies, backed up by strict Latency Service Level Agreements.

“The Ethernet Expo provides Lightower a great audience to talk about our new Ultra-Low Latency Network and our network expansion projects in the area.  Both of these stories are of value to financial services companies and other latency-sensitive enterprises,” said Doug Dalissandro, EVP of Sales, Lightower.  “We’re also excited to be speaking on a panel here to explain in more detail how Lightower offers best-in-class low latency solutions. Lightower has the premier metro fiber network in the New York City region, and our low latency solutions leverage these unique fiber assets.”

The November 8th panel discussion featuring Lightower’s Chris Williams will focus on low latency Ethernet solutions designed to meet the stringent requirements of financial trading firms, exchanges, and investment banks, as well as demanding customers in other industry verticals. The panelists will highlight how they are using a combination of more direct fiber routes and cutting-edge electronics to provide low-latency solutions within and between key metro markets.

Light Reading’s Ethernet Expo Americas 2011 is the must-attend Carrier Ethernet networking event of the year in the Americas.  Light Reading’s twelfth Ethernet event will assemble dozens of experts from the service provider, supplier, and analyst communities in New York City to explore the hottest trends and paint a roadmap for where Ethernet is likely to take us in the coming decade.

Lightower offers the financial services community a complete suite of high bandwidth, low latency, and ultra low latency networking solutions for connecting between office locations, financial exchanges, liquidity centers, and other critical interconnection facilities in the New York City and New Jersey region.  Lightower services include Ethernet, wavelengths, dark fiber, dedicated Internet access, SONET, and collocation.

To meet with a Lightower representative during Ethernet Expo, stop by booth #402, email info@lightower.com, visit www.lightower.com, or call (888) LT-FIBER.

About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, offering over 6,200 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 2,700 buildings, 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.

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Travis Small
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