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Friday, November 18, 2016
Lumos Networks Launches $69.95 Special Promotion for Gigabit Fast Residential Internet

50 and 100 Mbps Broadband Subscribers to see Auto Speed Upgrades

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 Gigabit FAST residential fiber service for $69.95 on a two year promotion to eligible consumers within its RLEC fiber footprint.

This Gigabit FAST service offers internet speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second (or 1,000 Mbps). Gigabit speeds are available to 100% of all residences passed by Lumos fiber in its entire RLEC footprint. Along with this offering, Lumos Networks is also performing a broadband speed increase to its middle speed profiles by moving existing fiber internet customers from 50 Mbps to 75 Mbps and 100 Mbps to 150 Mbps for improved performance.

“Lumos Networks has consistently been on the forefront in offering fiber-based internet speeds to customers for many years and we continue to advance the IP product set to better serve our local market areas with reliability and the fastest broadband internet offerings in our region at very competitive rates,” said Diego Anderson, Senior VP & General Manager of the Residential and Small Business segment at Lumos Networks.

Mr. Anderson continued, “This 1 Gigabit promotional offering along with the new middle speed profile migrations are geared to support our residential users' need for faster speed applications whether it is for telecommuting productivity or online entertainment such as gaming or video streaming. We continue to see a growing demand for higher speeds as consumers connect more & more internet enabled devices in their homes within an evolving Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. These offerings are aligned to support the economic development and quality of life activities within our local communities as future technological needs advance.”

The newly available fiber download speed profile options now consist of 75 Mbps, 150 Mbps, and 1 Gigabit per second. The $69.95 promotional rate for the 1 Gbps is a limited time offer in the Alleghany Highlands, Waynesboro/Augusta County, and Troutville/Botetourt County Gigabit fiber service areas.

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 www.lumosnetworks.com.

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