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Lumos Networks Highlights Dominion Enterprises as Key Customer in the Hampton Roads Market

WAYNESBORO, VA – July 18, 2017- Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to announce Dominion Enterprises as one of its first key enterprise customers in the Hampton Roads market. Lumos Networks supports Dominion Enterprises’ growing bandwidth demands with multiple high speed Ethernet circuits providing data center connectivity to two of Dominion’s locations.

Joe Fuller, CIO and VP of Dominion Enterprises said, “The highly secure Ethernet solution provided by Lumos Networks has met or exceeded our expectations. It has been a pleasure working with the Lumos sales and engineering teams. Having negotiated telecommunications contracts for 20 years, Lumos was a breath of fresh air. The deployment, performance and maintenance of the network has been outstanding. We expect to partner with Lumos for a long time."

“Lumos Networks is pleased to announce our partnership with Dominion Enterprises and honored to provide secure and advanced Ethernet connectivity to a key customer right in the heart of Hampton Roads, a key expansion market,” said Lumos Networks CEO Timothy G. Biltz. “We expect that the Hampton Roads market will be a key component of our long-term Enterprise growth and we are excited to call Dominion Enterprises one of our flagship accounts.”

About Dominion Enterprises
Dominion Enterprises is a leading online marketing and software services company serving multiple targeted business verticals. Our widely recognized B2C web and mobile portals, including Homes.com, ForRent.com and FranchiseGator.com generate 30 million unique visits monthly. Our cloud-based lead-generation and inventory management software helps auto and cycle dealers create and promote their online and mobile brands. Dominion Enterprises is based in the millennial mecca of Norfolk-Virginia Beach.

About Lumos Data Centers
Lumos Data Centers (LDC) is a newly formed business unit within Lumos Networks, focusing exclusively on data center services. LDC offers high availability services out of three data centers in Charlotte, NC servicing Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The data center facilities are staffed 24/7/365, SSAE 16 SOC1 and SOC 2 Type II certified, and PCI DSS and HIPAA compliant.  Enterprise services include Colocation, Infrastructure as a Service, Disaster Recovery as a Service, Storage as a Service, and Back Up and Recovery as a Service. LDC acts as a Carrier Hotel, with 12 of the largest carriers in Charlotte having fiber routes and / or Points of Presence (POP), allowing robust options for clients. With direct connectivity from the Lumos Networks and Spirit Communications fiber footprint, along with 12 options for connectivity, LDC is uniquely positioned to offer clients on-net data center and colocation services.

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 info: www.lumosdatacenters.com, www.spiritcom.com and www.lumosnetworks.com

Lumos Data Centers offers the following services: data center, colocation, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Backup as a Service, Managed Hosting, and Dedicated Servers in areas around and including Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC, Greenville, SC, Columbia, SC, Blacksburg, VA, Richmond, VA, and Roanoke, VA.