ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fibertech Networks today announced that Chairman and CEO John K. Purcell was recognized as the Telecommunications CEO of the Year at Capacity Magazine’s 2014 Metro Connect Awards Dinner in Miami. Also finalists for the award were the leaders of Hibernia Networks, Lightower Fiber Networks and TW Telecom.
“It’s certainly a humbling experience to be among those nominated for this award, let alone receiving the honor,” said Purcell. “Without our Founder Frank Chiaino none of this would be possible, as well as the dedication of our employees who share in this honor with me.”
Fibertech was also named Metro Service Provider of the Year, Northeast – Mid-Atlantic, as well as being recognized for Operational Excellence serving Wireline Customers, and Operational Metro Excellence. Research consultancy ATLANTIC-ACM presented the awards to carriers based on more than 1,800 individual ratings of metro wholesale service providers by their customers in surveys for the 2013 edition of ATLANTIC-ACM’s Metro Wholesale Service Provider Report Card. In all, Fibertech continued its run as the most decorated organization in the industry at the event.
About Fibertech Networks
Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Fibertech Networks is a leader in providing fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. Fibertech was founded in May of 2000, has built metro-area fiber networks in 30 mid-size markets in the Eastern U.S., and is led by Court Square Capital Partners of New York, N.Y. Further information about the company can be found at www.fibertech.com.