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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Lumos Networks Selects SecurityCoverage as Connected Home Partner

Lumos Networks offers Tech Home service to more than 18,000 residences passed with fiber

Ensures cyber security protection and premium technical support to customers.

WAYNESBORO, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks”) (NASDAQ: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the mid-Atlantic region, is now offering SecurityCoverage’s Tech Home managed solutions to the more than 18,000 residences passed by the Company’s advanced fiber footprint. Lumos’ Gigabit FAST fiber service offerings, with internet speed up to One Gigabit per second, is available to all of these 18,000 residences.

Tech Home managed solutions provide a unique combination of Internet & data security software, cloud backup, and 24|7 premium technical support for most Connected Home and Consumer Electronic (CE) devices. Tech Home is available in three different levels to meet the varying needs of consumers based on the quantity of devices in their home and the desired level of support.

“We’re ecstatic to partner with Lumos Networks. They are a customer-centric company that wants to ensure a secure and seamless digital experience for their subscribers,” said Armond Dawson, Director of Partner Development at SecurityCoverage, Inc.

Mr. Dawson added, “Lumos Networks clearly understands that home networks are becoming increasingly complex with the growing number of interconnected devices, and Tech Home is available in different levels to meet the needs of each customer.”

“We are excited to begin offering our customers the high-quality Internet security, cloud backup, and password management solutions included in the Tech Home Protect and Tech Home Protect Plus plans,” said Diego Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Residential and Small Business for Lumos Networks.

Mr. Anderson continued, “Our customers that want both an Internet security suite and premium technical support for their home will be impressed with the value of the Tech Home Support plan. Tech Home provides the level of security and technical support needed to deliver peace of mind to our customers who will no longer need to worry about computer viruses, forgetting passwords, and connectivity issues for their tech devices.”

“This partnership aligns well with our Broadband strategy and further strengthens consumer support capabilities as we expand IP based service offerings with higher speeds,” added Mr. Anderson. “This program certainly enables more robust customer support.”

For more information on Tech Home and other Lumos Networks products and services please visit WWW.LUMOSNETWORKS.COM/PRODUCTS.

About Lumos Networks

Lumos Networks is a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier, Enterprise and Data Center customers, offering end-to-end connectivity in 26 markets in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. With a fiber network of 11,028 fiber route miles and 517,244 total fiber strand miles, Lumos Networks connects 1,310 unique Fiber to the Cell sites, 1,684 total FTTC connections, 2,230 on-net buildings and approximately 3,500 total on-net locations. The Company also connects 44 total data centers, including three data centers acquired from DC74 (now named Lumos Data Centers), two acquired from Clarity Communications and seven company owned co-location facilities. In 2016, Lumos Networks generated over $123 million in Data revenue over our fiber network. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at