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Lightower Buys Lexent

Lightower Fiber Networks just this week pulled the trigger on acquiring Lexent Metro Connect, giving Lightower some 150 route miles of dark fiber through New York and New Jersey to add to the 4,600 fiber route miles it has already, plus access to more than 200 commercial buildings. In a statement, Lightower President and CEO Rob Shanahan described it as a "natural fit."


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