Lumos Networks Enters into Partnership Agreement

Lumos Networks Enters into Partnership Agreement with The Cordish Companies at Waterside District

“Waterside District Powered by Lumos Networks” to Play Key Role in Resurgence of Downtown Norfolk

Lumos Networks Corp. (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier, Enterprise and Data Center customers, today announced it will be a presenting sponsor of Waterside District in Norfolk, Virginia. Elements of the sponsorship include promotions of entertainment and events, as well as digital and fixed signage.

“As part of our ongoing investment in the Hampton Roads market, we’re proud to partner with The Cordish Companies and be a part of the new Waterside District,” said Lumos Networks Vice President of Marketing & Public Affairs James Nester. “Waterside District Powered by Lumos Networks will help drive the resurgence of Waterside District and this Cordish project by bringing more jobs, economic growth and positive energy to the downtown Norfolk area.”

Headquartered and expanding in Virginia, Lumos Networks recently expanded into the Hampton Roads market building a network of 270 fiber route miles. This dense fiber network will provide the region’s businesses and industries with high speed, diversity and scalability. The company expects to be the leading contender in the market via this investment and is already seeing strong demand from both new and existing customers seeking additional connectivity for new sites in the region.

Opening in May 2017, Waterside District will be a place where the community can come together with family and friends for entertainment, a full range of culinary options, nightlife and activities for all ages. It will feature the best of local, regional and national restaurants and will offer music, festivals and more.

“We are proud to partner with Lumos Networks, a respected leader in their industry and the region,” said Glenn Sutch, President of Waterside District. “The Cordish Companies, Waterside District and Lumos Networks all share a strong commitment to the Hampton Roads market, and we look forward to making Waterside District Powered by Lumos Networks something really special for the community and visitors alike.”

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