LuxN and KMC Telecom sign agreement to provide metro optical infrastructure equipment in Tier III markets

Aug. 10, 2001--LuxN, Inc. and KMC Telecom announced a contract for KMC Telecom to purchase LuxN's WavSystem optical dense wave division-multiplexing equipment.

LuxN, Inc. and KMC Telecom (KMC) announced a contract for KMC Telecom to purchase LuxN's WavSystem optical dense wave division-multiplexing (DWDM) equipment. KMC Telecom, a provider of metro area optical broadband networks and high-bandwidth transport services has chosen LuxN's WavSystem to provide metro DWDM services in Tier III markets across the United States.

KMC Telecom is also deploying additional hardware to enterprise customers allowing direct, high-speed, point-to-point connections to their network using Gigabit Ethernet, Native LAN, and other service offerings. The equipment may be used in KMC Telecom's network to provide fiber relief through the use of DWDM.

The LuxN WavSystem family of products allows carriers to quickly and cost effectively aggregate up to 20 channels of traffic over a single fiber pair, in addition to delivering new data services directly to enterprise customers. The WavSystem supports both modern and legacy services, including Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel, ATM, SONET OC-3/12/48, T1 and 10/100-Base-T Ethernet. It allows for expansion of the broadband enterprise LAN, SAN or WAN (networks) while integrating into the global data communications network.

About KMC Telecom:

KMC Telecom is a fiber-based integrated communications provider that offers data, voice and Internet infrastructure services to businesses, governments and institutional end-users, Internet service providers, long distance carriers and wireless service providers.

About LuxN, Inc.:

LuxN, Inc. is a provider of multi-service, intelligent, optical access network platforms. For more information, visit www.luxn.com.

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