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Lumos Networks Delivers 1 Gigabit Broadband Internet to Alleghany Highlands Customers

WAYNESBORO, Va -- Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:LMOS), a fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, today announced it is now providing residential and small business customers in Alleghany County with 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) broadband speed. The 1 Gig speed profile will be the fastest speed available in the Alleghany Highlands market.

“Faster broadband connectivity is a growing demand and I am pleased to announce the launching of this 1 Gig product offering starting within the Alleghany Highland market,” said Diego Anderson, senior vice president and general manager – residential and small business segment for Lumos Networks. “Lumos is the first to market these speeds in our region, targeting residential and small business broadband applications furthering our tradition of bringing advanced technologies leveraging our fiber infrastructure.”

The higher speed profiles will allow residential customers to enjoy their multitude of devices and broadband applications seamlessly while small business owners will be able to download vital documents and access data at a much higher speeds.

“Last year, we doubled the bandwidth speeds to all residential and small business broadband subscribers being served via our fiber to the premise network. These types of service enhancements are in direct response to customer feedback. We will continue to augment our network and our offerings in Alleghany Highlands, and our entire footprint, in order to provide an unequalled customer experience,” said Anderson.

The 1Gig offering is initially available to fiber to the premise customers Alleghany Highlands market and plans are being developed to further rollout offering into other Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) areas served by Lumos Networks.

About Lumos Networks

Lumos Networks is a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier and Enterprise customers, offering end to end connectivity in 23 markets in Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. With a fiber network of 7,645 fiber route miles and over 350,000 total fiber strand miles, Lumos Networks connects 708 unique Fiber to the Cell sites, 29 data centers, 1,456 on-net buildings and approximately 2,200 total on-net locations. In 2013, Lumos Networks generated over $104 million in data revenue over our fiber network. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at