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For immediate release

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Lumos Networks Hires Glenn Lytle as VP of Enterprise Sales
Former RVP of Comcast Business Services Segment in Mid-Atlantic
 
Focus on Account Retention, Multi-Tenant Ethernet Sales, Edge-Out Markets, Carrier End User and Data Center Connectivity
 
WAYNESBORO, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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, IP Voice 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.”
 
 
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Will Davis
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About the Combination of Spirit Communications and Lumos Networks

The combination of Spirit Communications and Lumos Networks creates a super-regional fiber bandwidth network with over 21,000 miles of fiber and more than 9,000 on-net locations across nine states in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States. The new entity offers a full range of Ethernet, MPLS, dark fiber, advanced voice and cloud services to thousands of carrier, enterprise, data center and government customers. The entity also connects 44 total data centers, including 12 co-location and data centers. More information: is available at www.lumosnetworks.com. and www.spiritcom.com.

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Lumos Networks provides fiber internet, voice, and IP connectivity over a dense fiber-based network serving enterprise and carrier customers in areas around and including Roanoake, VA, Richmond, VA, Daleville, VA, Waynesboro, VA, Hampton Roads, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Lynchburg, VA, Charleston, WV, Huntington, WV, Beckley, WV, Parkersburg, WV, Clarksburg, WV, Morgantown, WV, Wheeling, WV, Pittsburgh, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Altoona, PA, Hagerstown, MD, and Washington, D.C.