From the Wires
Lightower to Speak at the Massachusetts Digital Government Summit
By: Marketwired .
Nov. 6, 2012 08:02 AM
BOXBOROUGH, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/06/12 --
Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, announced today its participation at the Massachusetts Digital Governments Summit, to be held November 8-9, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. Chris Williams, Director of Complex Solutions for Lightower, will participate in a panel discussion with Jason Snyder, Commonwealth Chief Technology Officer, entitled 'Emerging Trends in Networks and Connectivity' on November 8th at 2:30pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.
Based in Massachusetts, Lightower has a long history of successfully serving Government and Higher Education customers throughout the Northeast. Lightower was recently awarded a position on the Massachusetts ITT46 Network Services contract. Lightower is now an authorized vendor to government agencies and offices in Massachusetts for Ethernet, SONET, Internet, Colocation and Dark Fiber Services. Lightower's all-fiber, big bandwidth networking solutions are also in high demand from enterprise businesses throughout the Bay State.
With over 1,200 service locations throughout Boston and the rest of Massachusetts, the Lightower Network offers Massachusetts' agencies and offices unprecedented access to all-fiber networking solutions. Throughout the entire Northeast, the Lightower Network provides access to over 3,500 service locations with a network of over 6,600 route miles of fiber. Earlier in 2012, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) selected Lightower to provide a diverse network solution as part of its initiative for MassBroadband123.
"Lightower is a long-standing Massachusetts based company, and our all-fiber network is perfectly positioned to serve the needs of state, regional, municipal governments," stated Doug Dalissandro, EVP of Sales and Marketing for Lightower. "With our dense network, including fiber access into critical government buildings like 1 Ashburton Place, Lightower is uniquely positioned to meet the current and future networking demands of Massachusetts governments."
The Massachusetts Digital Government Summit is a key government and executive focused event designed to encourage discussion and dialogue on the use of information technology as a strategic tool for managers, executives and policy makers. Speaking to government and enterprise IT leaders, Mr. Williams will address the public's demand for more online services and provide for public safety's critical mission of providing a highly reliable unifying network.
Lightower will be available during the conference at booth #26 to answer questions and consult with attendees. To set up a meeting with a Lightower representative at this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view maps of the Lightower Network in Boston, Massachusetts, or throughout the Northeast, please visit lightower.com/network.
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