LightWave Communications Lights New York City Metro DWDM Ring

Second in a series of targeted strategic builds



Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from LightWave Communications, Inc.

    LAUREL, Md., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- LightWave Communications(SM), Inc.,
 a facilities-based provider of metro optical access services, today announced
 the completion of its metro dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM)
 network in New York City.  These facilities connect several Verizon central
 offices in New York City onto the existing LightWave network giving customers
 a seamless optical metro access solution along the Northeast.  The LightWave
 network currently consists of 3,000 metro fiber miles and extends from Boston,
 MA to Washington, DC with multiple points-of-presence in New York City,
 Newark, NJ, Philadelphia, PA and Baltimore, MD.  The New York City ring is the
 second completed in a series of strategic build outs that will continue
 throughout the year in and around the major cities along the LightWave
 network.
     "The addition of these new metro facilities in New York City along with
 the facilities in Washington, DC demonstrates the company's commitment to
 increasing the density and capacity of LightWave's network over the course of
 the year," said Mark Ricigliano, chief executive officer and founder of
 LightWave Communications.  "LightWave's unique metro access strategy allows
 telecom providers to link not only to carrier hotels and data centers, but
 also to Verizon central offices eliminating network bottlenecks across the
 entire local loop."
     For more information on services and solutions from LightWave
 Communications, please visit http://www.lightwavecomm.net or contact a
 LightWave sales representative at 888.953.9300.
 
     About LightWave Communications
     LightWave Communications, Inc. is a facilities-based provider of metro
 optical access services. The company's metro access service provides a
 seamless optical interconnection between major carrier hotels, data centers
 and Verizon central offices within the Washington, DC to Boston, MA corridor.
 The company's broadband service portfolio includes a broad range of Ethernet,
 Private Line and wavelength metro access services. Information about LightWave
 Communications can be found at www.lightwavecomm.net or by contacting the
 company directly at 888.953.9300.
 
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SOURCE LightWave Communications, Inc.
    LAUREL, Md., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- LightWave Communications(SM), Inc.,
 a facilities-based provider of metro optical access services, today announced
 the completion of its metro dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM)
 network in New York City.  These facilities connect several Verizon central
 offices in New York City onto the existing LightWave network giving customers
 a seamless optical metro access solution along the Northeast.  The LightWave
 network currently consists of 3,000 metro fiber miles and extends from Boston,
 MA to Washington, DC with multiple points-of-presence in New York City,
 Newark, NJ, Philadelphia, PA and Baltimore, MD.  The New York City ring is the
 second completed in a series of strategic build outs that will continue
 throughout the year in and around the major cities along the LightWave
 network.
     "The addition of these new metro facilities in New York City along with
 the facilities in Washington, DC demonstrates the company's commitment to
 increasing the density and capacity of LightWave's network over the course of
 the year," said Mark Ricigliano, chief executive officer and founder of
 LightWave Communications.  "LightWave's unique metro access strategy allows
 telecom providers to link not only to carrier hotels and data centers, but
 also to Verizon central offices eliminating network bottlenecks across the
 entire local loop."
     For more information on services and solutions from LightWave
 Communications, please visit http://www.lightwavecomm.net or contact a
 LightWave sales representative at 888.953.9300.
 
     About LightWave Communications
     LightWave Communications, Inc. is a facilities-based provider of metro
 optical access services. The company's metro access service provides a
 seamless optical interconnection between major carrier hotels, data centers
 and Verizon central offices within the Washington, DC to Boston, MA corridor.
 The company's broadband service portfolio includes a broad range of Ethernet,
 Private Line and wavelength metro access services. Information about LightWave
 Communications can be found at www.lightwavecomm.net or by contacting the
 company directly at 888.953.9300.
 
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