Increased availability of Ethernet services addresses demand for high-bandwidth network communications
PORTLAND, Ore., April 26, 2012 – Integra Telecom Inc., a provider of fiber-based, business-grade networking, communications and cloud solutions, announced that it has expanded the delivery of enterprise-grade Ethernet services to more than 200 building locations in the Phoenix metro market. This expansion builds upon existing network partnerships, fiber infrastructure, and the 100+ on-net locations Integra currently services in the Phoenix Metro market.
"As the Phoenix business community continues its strong rebound from the economic downturn, we're seeing a significant and sustained increase in demand for the highbandwidth
network connectivity Integra provides," said Mike Kozlowski, director of product management for transport and data at Integra. "Our strategic investment in growing our network presence in Phoenix positions us to offer many of the region's businesses highperformance, high-quality data services, managed services and voice solutions with the superior customer service and support Integra is known for."
With this expansion, Integra has substantially increased the number of area businesses with access to its network. With Integra's network, customers can access data speeds from 5Mb/s up to 10Gb/s to support network services such as high-bandwidth Ethernet connections, high speed Internet, VPN and security solutions.
About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. connects businesses by providing enterprise-grade networking, communications and cloud solutions to business and carrier customers in 35 markets across 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. The company owns and operates a nationally acclaimed, best-in-class fiber-optic network consisting of a 5,000-mile high-speed long-haul fiber network and a 3,000-mile metropolitan access network including nearly 2,000 fiber-fed buildings. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Integra Telecom is a registered trademark of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit www.integratelecom.com.