|By Business Wire||
|June 20, 2014 10:18 PM EDT||
Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:LMOS), a fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced Joti Balani, Lumos Vice President of Marketing, will join panel discussions on Cloud services and Women in Fiber at the Fiber to the Home Conference & Expo. The event will take place from June 23rd to June 25th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The 2014 FTTH Conference & Expo is FTTH Council of Americas’ annual conference which explores the evolution of fiber in the first mile advancements, techniques, applications, and network management best practices for both business and residential consumers. Ms. Balani will participate in the following panels:
Women in Fiber Panel Discussion and Luncheon: The Path to Success: June 23rd 12:00 p.m.
Corning will host this inaugural panel of leading women in the telecommunications industry who will provide their insight into professional development and the opportunities for women to achieve their full potential in the field.
Cloud Summit: Providing Consumers with the Cloud Services They Need and Want: June 25th 10:45 a.m.
Ms. Balani will join moderator Sean Buckley of FierceTelecom, Google, ITS Telecommunications and NeoNova to discuss the various models fiber network operators are pursuing to create value and increase customer retention with Cloud Services.
"We are very excited by the tremendous market response to Fiber to the Home that has occurred just within the last year. Communities everywhere are reaching out to find out how to bring future proof scalable ultra-high bandwidth to their citizens," said Heather Burnett Gold, President FTTH Council Americas. "We are excited to have Joti participating in both our Women in Fiber panel on Monday and our Cloud Summit on Wednesday. Her experience and knowledge will serve as a great role model to other women and promises exceptional content at our Summit," she added.
Please refer to the Fiber to the Home website for more information: http://www.ftthannual.org
About Lumos Networks
Lumos Networks is a fiber-based provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier and Enterprise customers offering end to end connectivity in 23 markets in Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. With a fiber network of 7,467 fiber route miles, Lumos Networks connects to 633 Fiber to the Cell sites, 13 data centers and approximately 1,400 on-net buildings. In 2013, Lumos Networks generated over $104 million in Data Revenue over our fiber network. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at www.lumosnetworks.com.
About FTTH Council of Americas
Founded in 2001, the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is a non-profit association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth, next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as companies that manufacture FTTH products and others involved in planning and building FTTH networks. The Council works to create a cohesive group to share knowledge and build industry consensus on key issues surrounding fiber to the home. Its mission is to accelerate deployment of all-fiber access networks by demonstrating how fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for service providers and their customers, promote economic development and enhance quality of life. The Council organizes North America's largest annual FTTH event, the FTTH Conference & Expo.
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