“Lightower is pleased to announce Azzurro as a new customer on our Ultimate Media Platform. We believe that our platform offers the industry’s best video transport services, with the limitless bandwidth of the Lightower Network combined with complete protection options, constant monitoring, and the breadth of support for different video formats,” stated Rob Shanahan, President & CEO of Lightower. “We look forward to continuing to work with Azzurro, serving their needs as well as those of their customers.”
"Azzurro’s partnership with Lightower will raise the bar considerably from a quality and technical standpoint for video transport at the local video loop level,” explained Francis Luperella, President & COO, Azzurro Group. “Lightower has discarded the two cans and a shoestring mentality when it comes to telco-provided local video loops, and has created a video platform that will take both Azzurro and Lightower to the next generation of local video transport. The quality of Lightower’s Ultimate Media Platform coupled with Azzurro HD's all digital switching facility, creates the best one-two punch in the business."
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About Lightower Fiber Networks:Lightower Fiber Networks the is premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast,offering over 6,400 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport,alternative access, and nationwide long haul services. Lightower’s fiber footprint extends from NewEngland, to eastern New York State, New Jersey, Long Island, and New YorkCity. With access to over 2,800buildings, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance,scalability, security, and reliability in the Northeast. Lightower Fiber is headquartered inBoxborough, MA. For more information,visit www.lightower.com or call 888-LT-FIBER.
About Azzurro HD
Azzurro HD operates the first all-digital, HD-enabledaggregation and switching facility for video content in the USA. Located in“The Hub” at 32 Avenue of the Americas in New York City, the Azzurro HDfacility provides all-digital transport and switching, with a clear forwardpath to serve the growing need for uncompressed HDTV transport. For moreinformation, visit: www.azzurrohd.com
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