Lumos Networks Names Fiber Industry Veteran Jake Miller as Senior Vice President of Business Develop

Lumos Networks Names Fiber Industry Veteran Jake Miller as Senior Vice President of Business Development

WAYNESBORO, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lumos Networks Corp. (NAS: LMOS) , a fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, today named long-time fiber industry veteran, Jeffrey "Jake" Miller, as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Miller comes to Lumos with over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry at both Adelphia Communications and at TelCove, a national fiber IP transport company which was ultimately purchased by Level 3 Communications for $1.2 billion. Mr. Miller participated in the development of TelCove's business strategy, managed the building of its core fiber network backbone and negotiated its vendor contracts. Prior to his telecommunications career, Mr. Miller, a CPA, spent 7 years as an accountant at Ernst & Young.

Timothy G. Biltz, CEO of Lumos Networks, said, "I am pleased to announce that Jake Miller has joined our management team, effective immediately. Jake brings exactly the type of background that we need to accelerate Lumos' transition into a data centric fiber-based company. Jake has a wealth of knowledge and experience that ranges from overseeing the design and deployment of a national core fiber network at TelCove, to negotiating and structuring IRUs, to managing $100 million vendor contracts. He brings extensive financial analysis and operational experience to the table, including management of capital efficiency. Additionally, I expect that Jake is going to play a major role in implementing our fiber network edge-out strategies, including Richmond, Virginia and Western Pennsylvania."


About Lumos Networks

Lumos Networks is a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving carrier, business and residential customers over a dense fiber network offering data, voice and IP services. With headquarters in Waynesboro, VA, Lumos Networks serves Virginia, West Virginia and portions of Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio, and Maryland over a 5,800 route-mile fiber network. Detailed information about Lumos Networks is available at www.lumosnetworks.com.



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