Sidera Networks Earns Top Honors in ATLANTIC-ACM’s Metro Carrier Survey

New York, NY, October 3, 2011 — Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces that it has earned three Best-in-Class Metro Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards from ATLANTIC-ACM, a Boston-based telecommunications research consultancy. The awards were presented at a ceremony held during the COMPTEL Plus Fall 2011 Convention and Expo in Orlando, FL.

ATLANTIC-ACM’s annual Metro Carrier Report Card series is an industry-wide study that enables wholesale customers to provide feedback on multiple carriers. For the fifth year in a row, Sidera received top-scores among CLEC/Cable/Fiber providers, this year for Billing, Sales Representatives and Data Value. Since 1995, the ATLANTIC-ACM Report Card series has been the telecom industry’s principal source of carrier performance benchmarking information.

“Sidera Networks continues to be recognized for its superior network solutions and customer support,” remarked Dr. Judy Reed Smith, CEO of ATLANTIC-ACM. “We are pleased to present Sidera with excellence awards for delivering best-in-class services to the wholesale market.”

“It is an honor to be recognized by both ATLANTIC-ACM and our customers,” said Maura Mahoney, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Sidera Networks. “We continually seek feedback from our customers and look for ways to improve their experience. The Metro Carrier Report Card provides us with a great baseline to compare ourselves against our industry peers and further enhance our capabilities.”

For more information about Sidera and its leading network solutions, visit www.sidera.net or follow Sidera on twitter @sideranetworks.

About Sidera Networks 
Sidera Networks, LLC www.sidera.net, is the premier provider of tailored, high capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. Sidera Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. With a fiber optic network leveraging unique rights-of-way that delivers connectivity to the major metropolitan areas from Maine to Virginia and out to Chicago, as well as access to Toronto and London, Sidera is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support.

About ATLANTIC-ACM
Boston-based ATLANTIC-ACM is a leading provider of strategic research and consulting services serving the telecommunications and information industries. In addition to producing the industry’s principal benchmarking, sizing and opportunity studies, the company assists clients in evaluating telecommunications opportunities for successful investment, market entry, and long-term planning. For more information, visit ATLANTIC-ACM’s website at www.atlantic-acm.com.