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EarthLink Takes a Wholesale Dive Into Muni Wireless

EarthLink Inc. launched its first municipal Wi-Fi broadband network in Anaheim, Calif., kicking off a wholesale strategy that relies on the creation of a nationwide Wi-Fi footprint and standardized program. EarthLink plans to go after the home broadband user and businesses, spending $20 million to build a standardized platform that can be replicated in any […]

IPtimize Announces VP of Sales, Marketing

Managed VoIP solutions provider IPtimize Inc. on Wednesday announced it has named Clay H. Storer as its vice president of sales and marketing. IPtimize said Storer brings to the company 20 years of front-line experience building and developing top-performing sales teams. Storers career began as an entry-level sales rep in New York City where he […]

EarthLink Closes New Edge Acquisition

EarthLink Inc. said yesterday it has completed the acquisition of New Edge Networks for 2.6 million shares of EarthLink common stock and $114.3 million in cash. The ISP bought New Edge Networks in an effort to better target SMBs, which are the VPN providers niche market. EarthLink had to meet several regulatory approvals, including granting […]

EarthLink to Invest $50 Million in Covad Build-Outs

Covad Communications Group Inc. stocks were up nearly 8 percent Thursday morning on news that ISP EarthLink Inc. is investing $50 million in the communications provider. EarthLink said it will provide the money as debt and equity financing for Covad to build networks in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, San Diego […]

EarthLink Finds a New Edge

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE small and medium business market has reached critical stage as ISP EarthLink Inc. demonstrated when it decided to buy privately held VPN supplier New Edge Networks. New Edge Networks is a tremendous growth platform for EarthLink to compete in the rapidly expanding SME networking market, said Bill Heys, president of EarthLinks […]

NuVox Resells Perimeters Security Services

NuVox Communications, an ISP with subscribers in the southeast and Midwest, is reselling Perimeter Internetworkings hosted managed services. Features include compliance regulation, anti-virus, spam filtering, e-mail security and archiving, and data backup. Thanks to Perimeter, NuVox is able to offer its customers options when natural disasters or human errors hurt business operations.

Level 3, Cogent to Continue Exchanging Traffic

Level 3 Communications Inc. and Cogent Communications Inc. have resolved their differences. Level 3 had said earlier this month it was terminating its peering relationship with the ISP because the terms of the companies previous agreement no longer benefited Level 3. Cogent was sending far more traffic to the Level 3 network than Level 3 […]

Front Porchs Subscriber Communications Platform Helps CYBERNET Win Best ISP

Front Porch Inc. (Booth 205) announces its Web-based customer service messaging solution helped CYBERNET, Pakistans leading Internet and data communications service provider, win the First Consumers Choice Award 2004 Best ISP for providing innovative quality services. CYBERNET uses Front Porch technology to deliver personalized online messages with up-to-the-minute account balance information to subscribers. Messages are […]

Front Porchs ISP Subscriber Communications Platform Expands Into Wi-Fi Market

Front Porch Inc. (Booth 205), a global provider of technologies for online subscriber communications, announced it has a new wireless version of its Web-based communication and messaging platform for deployment in Wi-Fi hotspots. Our solutions help ISPs leverage their Internet infrastructure and utilize it as a cost-effective customer service and marketing tool, says Zach Britton, […]

SunRocket Chooses XO for VoIP Call Termination

XO Communications Inc. has added ISP SunRocket to its roster of customers buying its wholesale VoIP termination services. XO said today SunRocket is using XO VoIP Termination to support its Internet home phone service. XO VoIP Termination enables providers to hand off voice traffic to XO, routing customers IP calls across the XO IP network […]

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