Thomas Foster, Peter Murray to Lead Summit Broadband’s Network and Customer Growth Efforts

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Oct. 24, 2014 - PRLog -- Summit Broadband, Inc., ( a provider of phone, Internet and cable TV services for residential and commercial customers, has hired two veteran telecommunications professionals to help the company expand its fiber network and customer base.

Summit Broadband provides fiber-based broadband connections that are up to 100 times faster than today’s average broadband speeds for Central and Southwest Florida customers who enjoy crystal clear high definition television, voice and robust data service.

As Summit Broadband’s new Director of Carrier Services, Peter Murray brings nearly 30 years of experience building and operating telecommunications networks. He will be responsible for maintaining and growing the carrier’s customer base. In addition to helping to increase revenue, Murray will manage service levels throughout the territory. Prior to joining Summit Broadband, Murray was General Manager of Wireless Solutions at Wireless Access Communications.

Thomas Foster has joined Summit Broadband as Director of Technical Operations. Foster will be based in the company’s Southwest Florida office and will oversee residential field operations which include installation and repair of the high-speed broadband network in residential communities throughout Lee and Collier counties.  Foster has over 15 years of technical, operations and customer service experience including leadership roles at Cisco Systems and Time Warner Cable.

“Both Peter and Tom have proven results in ensuring customers receive the highest level of service and superior technology,” said Mark Lipford, COO of Summit Broadband. “Their leadership will help elevate Summit Broadband’s unique position in the Florida marketplace as an excellent value option for consumers seeking robust, reliable data, phone and TV services.”

About Summit Broadband

Summit Broadband, a telecommunications provider, offers phone, high-speed Internet, cable TV and data transport services to both commercial and residential customers throughout Southwest Florida and Central Florida. The company also offers dark fiber transport to enterprise and carrier customers. Summit Broadband now supplies uncompressed high-definition television and the fastest Internet service available with speeds of 1,000 megabits per second (1 gigabit per second). In 2013 Summit Broadband merged with US Metro, Marco Island Cable, and NuVu — offering businesses and consumers a nearly 500-mile fiber-optic backbone connecting South Florida, West Florida and Central Florida. For more information, visit

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