SOURCE: Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks

October 25, 2012 08:02 ET

Lightower's Ultra-Low Latency Network to Be Featured at Futures and Options Expo 2012

Visit Lightower at FIA in Booth #705

BOXBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 25, 2012) - Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, announced today it will be exhibiting at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Futures and Options Expo 2012 to be held October 30 - November 1 in Chicago, Illinois. As a leading low latency solution provider, Lightower offers a complete suite of all-fiber services including the Lightower Ultra Low Latency Network, Ethernet and wavelengths up to 100G, dark fiber, managed private optical networks, as well as custom built networks. Lightower will be featured at Booth #705 located in the Blue Hall of the Chicago Hilton hotel.

Lightower's Ultra-Low Latency Network offers market-leading latencies on routes throughout the New York City and New Jersey area, providing access to liquidity centers and interconnection facilities in the region. Additionally, Lightower offers unique routes and diverse laterals into the most frequently accessed financial facilities. In total, the Lightower Network provides customers with direct, all-fiber access into over 3,500 service locations throughout the Northeast, all of which are also directly accessible from the Ultra-Low Latency Network. In continuing to meet demand from the financial sector, Lightower earlier this year also announced its plans to extend its market-leading network into the primary financial exchange data center located in Mahwah, New Jersey.

"Lightower has been serving the financial services community with end-to-end fiber solutions for years, and our Ultra-Low Latency Network continues to see extraordinary growth, with direct access into all key facilities in the region," explained Herb Boynton, Vice President of Sales for Lightower. "Lightower's aggressive growth over the past year has included major network expansions in central and northern New Jersey, new on-net buildings in New York City, new offices in New Jersey and New York City, as well as the completion of a new network route across the Hudson River, diverse from the Tappan Zee Bridge. We remain committed to expanding our network in the region to meet customer demand."

As the leading trade organization for the futures, options and OTC cleared derivatives markets, FIA's Expo 2012 showcases hundreds of risk management products, trading tools, books and exchange and technology products. This year's Expo expects over 6,000 people to attend and 140 companies to feature their products, services and information for market professionals and participants.

To view Lightower's Ultra-Low Latency Network and the entire Lightower Network,
 visit Lightower.com/Network

For more information on Lightower email info@lightower.com, or call 888-LT-FIBER.

About Lightower Fiber Networks:
Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, offering over 6,600 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access, and nationwide long haul services. Lightower's fiber footprint extends from New England, to eastern New York State, New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City. With access to over 3,500 service locations, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, scalability, security, and reliability in the Northeast. Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit www.lightower.com or call 888-LT-FIBER.

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