LS Networks Closes Statewide Optical Wavelength Network

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Oregon's fastest growing IXC gains additional network resiliency and establishes the underlying network infrastructure for its intrastate peering fabric.

Over the weekend, in the rain and snow, the final fiber splices were completed. LS Networks' optronics are now "burning in" multiple wavelengths signifying the closing of its Oregon State main communications transport ring.

"Route diversity and automatic protection are critical elements of carrier-class network topology. Closing our main ring of nearly 2,000 fiber miles is a significant accomplishment for our company and provides our customers the opportunity for valuable protection of their mission critical applications (," said Michael Weidman, President and CEO of LS Networks.

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 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.

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 Information contained in past news releases may become out of date and the company does not assume responsibility for updating information contained in past news releases.


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