LS Networks Listed in Vertical Systems Group's Mid-2006 Ethernet Market Report

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Oregon Ethernet provider ranks among IXC's in National Market Report.

In a sea of IXC giants, LS Networks was included in Vertical Systems Group’s Mid-2006 Market Share results for U.S. Retail Business Ethernet Services.

“As Ethernet services are gaining traction and popularity in the market, it is very pleasing to see LS Networks mentioned in the Vertical Systems Group report along with the “Tier 1” carriers. While many of these carriers are focused on delivering metropolitan Ethernet service, we are proud to offer Wide Area Ethernet (WAE) as an inter-exchange alternative to fixed bandwidth services with scaling availability covering virtually all business needs from 1Mbps to GigE (1,000Mbps) connections," said Michael Weidman President and CEO of LS Networks.

"The business Ethernet market in the U.S. is poised for substantial growth during the next several years," said Rick Malone, Principal at Vertical Systems Group. "LS Networks is among the regional providers we’re tracking due to the company’s focus on delivering high-quality Ethernet services to enterprise customers.”

About LS Networks

LS Networks builds and manages SONET Fiber networks for businesses, hospitals, government, school districts, and communications carriers. Through its Oregon and Washington network of more than 45 switches and DWDM/SONET/Ethernet routers, LS Networks uses various access technologies for building business networks. Its network coverage reaches nearly 75% percent of Oregon business addresses. LS Networks’ product suite of WAE, Ethernet over SONET, VLAN, Wavelength, TDM and IP services are available in over 43 Points of Presence (POPS) in over 26 Oregon cities. Telephone: 1-503-294-5300.

About Vertical Systems Group

Vertical Systems Group ( is recognized worldwide as a leading market research and strategic consulting firm specializing in defensible quantification of the networking industry.

ATTN: LS Networks news releases contain information that is accurate as of the date they are issued. Information contained in past news releases may become out of date and the company does not assume responsibility for updating information contained in past news releases.


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