Lightower finishes up Lexent acquisition

With its acquisition of dark fiber provider Lexent Metro Connect complete, Lightower Fiber Networks in a single stroke enhances its fiber density and building access in both New York City and New Jersey.

In terms of network assets, Lightower adds over 150 fiber route miles and over 200 commercial buildings to its existing network. What's more, the Lightower gains critical low latency and ultra low latency routes between New York's major financial exchanges and data centers.

Of course, the combination of these assets benefits both existing Lightower and Lexent customers. Lightower customers will be able to access more fiber routes and more commercial buildings, while Lexent customers will gain access to all Lightower network services (Ethernet, dark fiber, WDM wavelengths, Internet access, SONET, and collocation services) in addition to its service locations.

For more:
- see the release

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