Hibernia Atlantic Named Accredited Connectivity Partner (ACP) by London Stock Exchange Group

  Hibernia Atlantic Named Accredited Connectivity Partner (ACP) by London
  Stock Exchange Group

Business Wire

SUMMIT, N.J. & DUBLIN -- October 30, 2012

Hibernia Atlantic, a provider of global capacity services, announces today it
has been named an Accredited Connectivity Partner (ACP) by London Stock
Exchange Group, operator of a broad range of international equity, bond and
derivatives markets. The partnership is an integral part of London Stock
Exchange Group’s new connectivity service, Customer Managed Connectivity
(CMC), which will allow customers direct access to its markets through the
Accredited Connectivity Partners.

As an Accredited Connectivity Partner, Hibernia will offer access to market
data from London Stock Exchange Group’s core markets, which include London
Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana, Oslo Bors, and London Stock Exchange-owned
multilateral trading facility Turquoise. The addition of Accredited
Connectivity Partners to the CMC, for companies such as Hibernia, allows
members, non-member firms and independent software vendors increased
flexibility when ordering connectivity services and market data access.

“London Stock Exchange Group is pleased to welcome Hibernia as an Accredited
Connectivity Partner,” comments Nigel Harold, Head of Business Development –
Technology, for LSEG. “We are confident that the high quality of service
provided by Hibernia will benefit the Customer Managed Connectivity service
and meet the needs of our clients requiring connections to reliable, low
latency networks.”

“By partnering with Hibernia, LSEG customers can expect more effectively
managed delivery to customer destinations across the globe via direct
connectivity to the Exchange Gateway,” states Matthew Johnson, Vice President
of Products & Strategy, for Hibernia Atlantic. “Customers who choose Hibernia
for low latency connectivity services will also benefit from lower costs and
increased flexibility. Hibernia looks forward to growing our relationship as a
trusted partner with London Stock Exchange and its customers.”

For more information on Hibernia’s network and to view its global network map,
visit www.hiberniaatlantic.com

About London Stock Exchange Group:

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial
community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and
derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS,
Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering UK and Russian
derivatives trading, pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through
its markets, the Group offers international business unrivalled access to
Europe’s capital markets.

The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and
capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world access
to an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and
market-leading post-trade services. The Group is also home to a world leading
index provider FTSE, which creates and manages over 200,000 equity, bond and
alternative asset class indices.

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy
and Sri Lanka, the Group employs around 1,900 people.

Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at
www.londonstockexchangegroup.com.

About Hibernia Atlantic:

Hibernia Atlantic operates a global network connecting North America, Europe
and Asia with its own submarine and terrestrial network between the United
States, Canada and Europe. Hibernia offers over 120 redundant network Points
of Presence (PoPs) on over 24,000 kilometers of fiber. Hibernia is owned by
Columbia Ventures Corporation and Constellation Ventures Partners.

Hibernia provides secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical-
level services, including GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and traditional
SONET/SDH services. In addition, Hibernia offers unparalleled support,
flexibility and service. For more information on Hibernia Atlantic's
cutting-edge network or to view the company’s communication video, please
visit www.hiberniaatlantic.com.

Contact:

For Hibernia Atlantic media inquiries:
Jaymie Scotto & Associates
+1.866.695.3629
pr@jaymiescotto.com