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Lightower Fiber Networks

September 17, 2014 12:00 ET

Lightower to Discuss High-Capacity Education Networks at Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium

MHEC 16th Annual Product Expo to Take Place Sept. 18 in Sturbridge, MA; Lightower Is a Massachusetts ITT46 Authorized Vendor

BOXBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2014) - Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today its participation in the Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC) 16th Annual Product Expo, taking place Sept. 18 at the Sturbridge Host Conference Center in Sturbridge, Mass. Representatives from Lightower will be available in Booth 5, and meetings can also be arranged by emailing

Representatives from Lightower will attend the event to discuss the growing need for education campuses to be connected via all-fiber networks. Colleges and universities require scalable networks that can meet shifting bandwidth needs throughout the year. Students are increasingly relying on technology as an integral part of their learning experience. The growing use of video, digital textbooks, wireless Internet and mobile devices has made this requirement more important than ever. Lightower has worked for more than 20 years to deliver dynamic learning environments for leading universities. The company consults closely with educational institutions to provide advanced networking solutions and services that address the growing need for capacity for their learning environments.

The Lightower network is a perfect choice for the backbone of a connected campus. Lightower offers the network density and unique routes that can connect all campus locations with high-performance bandwidth that meets the most demanding needs of higher education. Lightower is addressing this surging demand for high-performance networking solutions from educational institutions through its work as an authorized vendor in Massachusetts.

The MHEC is a nonprofit purchasing consortium encompassing all of the commonwealth's public institutions of higher education. The Product Expo will offer a look at new products and services presented by more than 140 contracted supply partners. Exhibits will include everything from audio visual to graphic art supplies to furniture, safety supplies and more.

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About Lightower Fiber Networks
Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier, all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance. Serving enterprise, government, carrier and data center customers, our comprehensive suite of fiber-based solutions is delivered across a robust, dense and highly-reliable network. The company offers over 20,000 route miles of network, providing access to over 7,500 service locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Chicago Metro with connectivity to critical international landing sites. Lightower Fiber Networks is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit or call 1.888.LT.FIBER.

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