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Thursday, February 25, 2016
Lumos Networks to Sponsor PGA Tour Player Scott Piercy

WAYNESBORO, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, today announced it will sponsor PGA Tour member Scott Piercy for the 2016 season. Elements of the sponsorship include Piercy wearing the Lumos logo at PGA Tour events this season, including this weekend at the Honda Classic at the PGA National Resort & Spa Champions Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

“We’re excited and proud to add Scott to our team of brand ambassadors,” said Joseph McCourt, Chief Revenue Officer for Lumos Networks. “His work ethic and sense of perseverance are qualities shared by our team, and are consistent with the core values of Lumos Networks. We look forward to seeing him shine on the tour this season.”

Since turning pro in 2001 after graduation from San Diego State University, Scott Piercy has enjoyed great success on the PGA Tour. Last season he had a career-best finish in the FedExCup (No. 22) and top-10 finishes (five), including his victory at the Barbasol Championship - the third win of his PGA TOUR career.

“I’m excited to partner Lumos Networks," said Piercy. “If you look at all that they’ve accomplished in the last year including their expansion to the Hampton Roads market, you get a real sense of their commitment to their customers and the building of world-class fiber networks. It’s obvious why they’re a leader in their industry. It’s exciting to have that support with me this season.”

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.