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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Lumos Networks Inks Fiber Connectivity Deal into DC Corp West Virginia Data Center
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 it has signed a contract to deliver fiber connectivity to DC Corp’s 180,000 square foot data center located in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Upon completion of the fiber connectivity to the DC Corp facility, Lumos Networks will have fiber connectivity to sixteen commercial data centers within its fiber footprint.
 
DC Corp is the first Custom Hybrid Data Facility in the world where the customer is in total control choosing the exact custom deployment to meet their IT needs. DC Corp is a state-of-the-art data center services company providing wholesale and retail data center co-location, disaster recovery services, secure hosting, and business continuity solutions. DC Corp offers fully-customizable data center space with a conference center and office space resources to meet all operational needs of both Federal and Commercial clients.
 
“DC Corp prides itself on giving clients their choice in every aspect of the data center infrastructure. We are excited to offer fiber connectivity delivered by Lumos Networks, expanding our wide range of network carriers so that each client can select the best network solution for their company,” said Charles E Asbury II, CEO and Founder of DC Corp.
 
“Our build to DC Corp represents another important milestone for Lumos Networks to significantly increase its data center connectivity and we remain on track to reach 20 total connected data centers by the end of 2014,” said Timothy G. Biltz, President and CEO of Lumos Networks. “DC Corp’s strategic location within 90 miles of Washington, DC and offerings of co-location, disaster recovery, secure hosting and business continuity services are attractive to our Enterprise, Carrier, and Government clients. We expect that existing, planned and prospective entities within and outside of our footprint will come to utilize this Custom Hybrid Data Facility so strategically located.”
 
Joseph E. McCourt, Chief Revenue Officer at Lumos Networks, added, “Our customers are increasingly requesting secure fiber bandwidth connectivity to data centers in our footprint. We continue to believe that increased data center connectivity will be a key factor in building our Enterprise revenue backlog heading 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.