Lightower Fiber Networks, a metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider based in Boxborough, MA, has announced it is acquiring Veroxity Technology Partners, a provider of fiber based data and Internet connectivity solutions headquartered in Westford, MA.

With the acquisition of Veroxity, Lightower expands its fiber footprint and customer base in the high-demand Boston metro market, increases its network facilities throughout New England and New York City, and adds a national long-haul network connecting major cities across the United States.

The Veroxity network will add over 2,000 network route miles to Lightower’s current 4,500 network route miles and will also increase Lightower’s fiber connectivity into major data centers and key commercial buildings throughout the region.

Lightower offers solutions comprised of Ethernet, dark fiber, WDM wavelengths, Internet access, SONET, and collocation services. Veroxity offers solutions comprised of Ethernet, WDM wavelengths, Internet access, and SONET.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in Q3 2010.?

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