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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Lumos Lights up Peak 10 Data Center in Richmond
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 connected Peak 10’s data center in Richmond with fiber. This marks the fourteenth commercial data center connected to the Lumos fiber network.
 
Rob Fichter, Vice President and General Manager of Peak 10 said, “We are excited to add Lumos Networks as a provider of safe, secure and reliable fiber into our Richmond data center. We look forward to working with them to expand our customers’ bandwidth options.”
 
“I am very pleased to announce that we have completed fiber connectivity into Peak 10 in Richmond,” said Timothy G. Biltz, CEO and President of Lumos Networks. “Peak 10 is a leading provider of hybrid IT infrastructure, cloud solutions and managed services and we are honored to name them as a data center partner for Lumos Networks.”
 
Joseph E. McCourt, Chief Revenue Officer for Lumos Networks added, “Richmond is a key 'edge-out' market for Lumos and we expect that data center connectivity will be a driver of growth for us in this market. We already have two signed customer contracts for connectivity into the Peak 10 data center and we expect to sign others in the coming months. Lumos will offer our Enterprise customers up to 10Gbps of Ethernet connectivity and other high-speed bandwidth options.”
 
About Peak 10
 
Peak 10 provides reliable, tailored cloud computing, data center and other information technology (IT) infrastructure solutions and managed services, primarily for mid-market businesses. Peak 10 solutions are designed to scale and adapt to customers’ changing business needs, enabling them to increase agility, lower costs, improve performance and focus internal IT resources on their core competencies. Peak 10 holds the Cisco® Cloud Provider Certification with a Cisco Powered Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) designation. Peak 10 undergoes annual examinations by third party auditors and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory and industry standards such as SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, Safe Harbor, HIPAA, PCI DSS, FISMA and ITAR. For more information, visit www.peak10.com.

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.