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Lumos Networks is Proud to Sponsor the Virginia Chamber’s Veteran-Business Mixer in Virginia Beach

Lumos Networks is one of 17 Participating Employers at the Event

/EIN News/ -- WAYNESBORO, Va., Oct. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to sponsor the Virginia Chamber and Virginia Department of Veterans Services’ Veteran-Business mixer which will be held November 2, 2017 in Virginia Beach.  

The mixer offers Veterans and transitioning service members an opportunity to network with local employers with open positions. In addition to Lumos Networks, 16 of Virginia’s Values Veterans certified companies will participate in the event.

“We are pleased to work with our event sponsor Lumos Networks and Virginia’s V3 companies to help increase employment opportunities for Veterans in Virginia,” said Cyndi Miracle, Senior Vice President for Programs of the Virginia Chamber Foundation.

Barry DuVal, Virginia Chamber’s President and CEO added, “As a new Virginia Chamber member, we appreciate the additional support by Lumos Networks for this week’s event in Virginia Beach.”  

Timothy G. Biltz, CEO of Lumos Networks said, “Lumos Networks is proud to sponsor the Virginia Chamber event focused on Veteran recruitment -- a very worthy cause.   We are constantly looking for highly qualified employees in the state of Virginia, and across our entire 11,000 mile Mid-Atlantic fiber network, as we continue our transformation into a fiber bandwidth service provider.”

For further information about the event, please contact Cyndi Miracle at the Virginia Chamber at

About Lumos Networks
Lumos Networks is a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier, Enterprise and Data Center customers, offering end-to-end connectivity in 26 markets in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. With a fiber network of 10,983 fiber route miles and 515,362 total fiber strand miles, Lumos Networks connects 1,307 unique Fiber to the Cell sites, 1,672 total FTTC connections, 2,171 on-net buildings and approximately 3,500 total on-net locations.  The Company also connects 43 total data centers, including three data centers acquired from DC74 (now named Lumos Data Centers), two acquired from Clarity Communications and seven company owned co-location facilities.  In 2016, Lumos Networks generated over $123 million in Data revenue over our fiber network.  Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at WWW.LUMOSNETWORKS.COM.


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