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Lumos Networks Signs Multi-year Enterprise Contract with Memorial Health System

First Lumos Networks Enterprise Win in Mid-Ohio Valley

WAYNESBORO, Va., Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region signed a multi-year agreement with Memorial Health System. Under the terms of the agreement, Lumos Networks will provide advanced fiber connectivity, SIP trunks and Cloud Express services to 7 Memorial Health Systems locations in and around Marietta, Ohio.

“The Network and Telephony departments at Memorial Health System, determined the need to have a fiber based provider that was reliable, secure and willing to make a significant investment into the Mid-Ohio Valley area with a fully redundant, next generation network to support our mission critical services,” said Kevin Lebo, Manager of IT Services at Memorial Health System, “Lumos was without a doubt, the obvious choice.”

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with Memorial Health System, which marks our first Enterprise win in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Our planned fiber investments into Ohio will allow Lumos to connect Memorial Health System to a reliable, redundant and secure network,” said Timothy G. Biltz, CEO of Lumos Networks, “Healthcare is a key industry vertical within our Enterprise segment.”

The Memorial Health System:
The Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit integrated health system governed by a volunteer board of community members that are committed to providing comprehensive services that meet the needs of our region. We are a network of services provided by over 2,500 employees and include two hospitals, outpatient service sites and provider clinics. We partner with our providers to deliver quality care and service with an additional focus on medical education and community service. You can learn more by visiting www.mhsystem.org.

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.