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For immediate release

Monday, June 23, 2014
Lumos Lights Up its Carrier End User Strategy with ~15,000 Building “Near- Net” List
Focused on Ethernet Deals 100 Mb and Higher
 
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 that it has distributed its near-net building list of approximately 15,000 locations to key national and regional carrier partners. This near-net building list has over 7 times the number of on-net buildings, Fiber to the Cell sites and connected data centers that Lumos Networks is currently connected.
 
“We believe that our near-net building list of approximately 15,000 locations will significantly expand the addressable market of our Carrier End User group and provide us with substantial opportunities to monetize our dense fiber network by securing incremental customer contracts that we would not typically be able to capture through our standard direct Enterprise sales efforts,” said Joseph E. McCourt, Chief Revenue Officer of Lumos Networks.
 
Mr. McCourt continued, “We look forward to working with our partners to create a “win-win” for customers by providing secure, high bandwidth on-net fiber connectivity at reduced installation times. We are committed to responding quickly to Ethernet capacity requests for 100 Mb and higher and we expect that our Carrier End User group will drive an increasingly larger portion of our Enterprise sales as we move through the second half of 2014 and into 2015.”

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.