In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom interviews Lumos Networks CEO Tim Biltz about the company's transformation from a rural-only telco to a major provider of fiber-based services.
Tim Biltz, president and CEO of Lumos Networks, may have spent much of his career in the wireless industry, but that experience prepared him to help transform the once rural-only telco into a major provider of fiber-based services for enterprises and wireless operators.
The notion of converging the optical and IP core with IP is taking hold amongst the world's largest service providers. FierceTelecom is addressing this issue in our new eBook, "Converging the Optical Core to IP."
Lumos Networks continues to make progress with its "edge-out" market strategy to expand its fiber network by completing the launch of metro Ethernet in Richmond, Va., and the upgrade of its fiber assets in Western Pennsylvania.
Lumos Networks reported that while its Q3 2013 results declined sequentially to $51.6 million from $52.3 million, it saw an uptick in both carrier and enterprise data revenues.
Lumos Networks has introduced its Ethernet Commercial Reserve E-Line Service that will address a mix of business service and wholesale fiber to the tower applications.
Lumos Networks found that its drive to deliver data services continued to bear fruit in Q2 as total strategic data revenue rose to $29.9 million.
Lumos Networks is future-proofing its optical service options with the launch of 100G wavelength services for business and wholesale customers in its Mid-Atlantic network serving area.
Lumos Networks announced that Richmond-based healthcare provider HCA Virginia is the first customer to take advantage of its Ethernet service that will run over the metro and long-haul fiber network it is building in the area.
Lumos Networks is beefing up its management team again by naming Jeffrey "Jake" Miller as its senior vice president of business development.