Covad Communications Group Inc. said it has launched a standalone ADSL2+ business platform, which provides small businesses and home offices with faster data speeds to power bandwidth-intensive applications such as file-sharing and video conferencing.
Covad said it is the first provider to deploy the ADSL2+ in the United States and the platform has download speeds up to 15mbps. It also has speed tiers of 8mbps and 10mbps. Customers within 9,000 feet of a central office have access to ADSL2+ services, the company said.
The standalone ADSL2+ is available in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
ADSL2+ is available through Covad and its distribution partners.
Covad Communications Group Inc. www.covad.com