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Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier provider of all-fiber, high-performance networking solutions, delivered over our own network, enabling award-winning customer support and service reliability. Lightower delivers customized solutions to thousands of customers in health care, financial services, media and content, cloud infrastructure, carriers, government, education, and other large enterprises. The Lightower Network extends over 30,000 route miles throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest, providing dense connectivity to over 15,000 service locations including 250+ data centers and 5,000+ wireless towers.

Lightower Services


Combined reliability and ubiquity of Carrier Ethernet with next-generation metro area transport technology. You decide the amount of bandwidth you need to support your applications within your budget.


Offered as a fully managed, private, point-to-point service, Lightower Wavelengths are delivered over a state-of-the-art Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) network that can scale with the growth of your business.

Dark Fiber

More than 30,000+ route miles over a core network that includes key metropolitan markets. High capacity bandwidth, maximum control, and network security.

Business Internet

High-capacity, diverse fiber network with optional capabilities such as bursting, high-availability connectivity, or sharing IP access over a Wide Area Network (WAN).

Video Transport

Transport your uncompressed or compressed ASI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI, and 3G-SDI video formats at blazingly fast speeds over our all-fiber network.

Managed Private Optical

Augment your IT staff with flexible, custom designed solutions to meet your technical and business requirements.


Connect multiple locations with a dedicated, protected, high-speed service.


High-bandwidth, low latency connectivity.

Long Haul and AWS Direct Connect

Connect to strategic markets coast to coast.  

Connect directly to Amazon Web Services via end-to-end fiber networking.

What You Should Know About Lightower

Today, the role of the network is more critical than ever before.  Network performance is now a key driver of operational performance across the entire organization.  This means you need a high-performance network to fuel your mission-critical applications.  One that delivers limitless possibilities today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

  • Lightower is the premier provider of customized, all-fiber solutions that strategically align to your business goals.  As your Strategic Network Partner, we’ll provide your organization with limitless network, limitless performance, and limitless support.
  • Lightower delivers high-performance networks that are diverse, flexible, and scalable  up to 100 Gbps.  From Wavelengths, Video Transport, and Dark Fiber to Ethernet, Internet Access, and Private Networks, we deliver access and bandwidth where it is needed throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest.
  • Since we also own the network on which we deliver our solutions, Lightower can build customized and unique solutions, and provide a level of customer support, that other carriers simply cannot match.
  • With over 20 years of experience, Lightower is committed to the highest level of service and support, which is demonstrated by our simple provisioning process, dedicated customer managers, and an overall company culture that believes the customer comes first.

Lightower Recognition

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