Lightower’s President and CEO to Present at the 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference (TIMT)

Rob Shanahan, President and CEO, to present details on the company’s growing communications network during top industry and investor event in New York, May 10-13 

BOXBOROUGH, MA — May 9, 2011 — Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider, announced today that President and CEO Rob Shanahan will be among the featured presenters at Jefferies and Company’s 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference (TIMT). The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City from May 10-13, 2011. Mr. Shanahan will be speaking on May 11 at 4:00pm Eastern.

“The metro fiber industry has seen tremendous changes and growth over the past few years and Lightower has been a leader in those changes,” said Rob Shanahan, President and CEO of Lightower.  “The future for fiber networks looks extremely bright as the market continues to move to faster networking and enhanced technologies.  We have positioned Lightower to offer customers the best end-to-end fiber-based broadband solutions in the industry.”

TIMT, hosted by Jefferies and Company, features concurrent tracks of over 200 presentations from leading US-based and international companies. In addition, breakout sessions, thematic panel discussions and investor meetings are offered throughout the three and a half day event.  This global gathering of institutional investors, private equity investors, VCs, and leading executives addresses trends and developments within the industries, as well as near- and long-term investment opportunities.

With over 5,800 route miles of fiber, over 500,000 fiber miles, and over 2,300 buildings served, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, and reliability in the Northeast.  The company’s products and services range from dark fiber and Ethernet services, to wavelengths, Internet access, SONET, and collocation.

To meet with a Lightower representative during the 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media and Telecom Conference, email info@lightower.com, visit www.lightower.com, or call (888) LT-FIBER.

About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is a leading fiber network and broadband service provider in the Northeast, offering over 5,800 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, northern New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City. With access to over 2,300 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.