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Press Release -- June 29th, 2010
Source: 360Networks
Tags: CLEC, Low Latency, Private Line, VoIP

360networks Deploys Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) Services for Velocity Networks

Integration with 360networks’ VoIP services helps improve quality of service for Velocity’s business VoIP customers

SEATTLE, WA – June 29, 2010 — 360networks, a facilities-based full service wholesale provider of VoIP, Private Line Transport, IP Transit, and Local Access services, today announced it has deployed Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) service for Velocity Networks, a provider of comprehensive managed technology solutions.  In addition to DIA, Velocity also uses 360networks’ Wholesale VoIP services to include IP Origination, Toll Free Origination and IP Termination.

By integrating DIA with 360networks’ Wholesale VoIP services, Velocity’s customers can prioritize VoIP packets across the 360 IP backbone and route directly to the Velocity VoIP platform for call routing and processing.  The direct routing will bypass the public internet and ensure low latency and the least possible hops.

“For our business VoIP customers, quality of service on DIA circuits is critical,” said Andy Day, director of engineering for Velocity Networks.  “With 360networks’ DIA and VoIP services we definitively demonstrated QOS improvements through lowering hop count and latency.”

“For Enterprise VoIP service providers needing to support IP access and high quality voice service, our DIA service deployed in conjunction with our Wholesale VoIP services offers a better alternative to buying T1s and voice from separate providers,” said Rick Coma, 360networks senior vice president. “We are proud to expand our relationship with Velocity, serving as their VoIP wholesaler for the western U.S.”

About 360networks
360networks is a full service wholesale provider of VoIP, Private Line Transport, IP, and Local Access (t1/DS3) services, on its wholly owned fiber optic backbone.  Its facilities-based network provides deep coverage, spanning over 17,200 miles to tier 1 to 4 western U.S. markets (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming).  Financially stable and a CLEC in 36 states, 360networks enables the nation’s voice, data and web-based application and service providers to quickly pursue next generation strategies, migrate from legacy networks, grow into new markets and services, and increase network diversity.

About Velocity

Velocity Networks provides integrated Voice and Data services to the medium and small business market. Velocity’s solutions include Hosted VoIP, SIP Trunking, Wholesale VoIP, Los Angeles Data Center Services, Private Network Solutions, Managed Firewall Services and Business Broadband. This set of managed services supplies customers with scalable, high performing technology tools and infrastructure that optimizes business processes and Internet operations. Velocity Customers include LA Fitness, Xerox, Pentel of America, Windsor Fashions, Motorola and Sempra Energy. Velocity Networks is located in Hawthorne, California. For more information please visit

360networks is a registered service mark of 360networks Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Media Contacts:

Scott R Fincher, 360networks
Product Marketing Manager
303.854.5016 (p)
303.886.0566 (c)
Eric Amos, Velocity Networks
Marketing Director

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