ATLANTA, GA — November 7, 2013 — EarthLink Carrier™, the wholesale and carrier division of EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELNK, news, filings), a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced that the company has now completed the first phase of the comprehensive rollout of its entire wholesale product suite throughout the Southeast. EarthLink Carrier is now offering integrated voice and data, data-only T-1s, NxT-1s and Ethernet in its Southeast markets including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
EarthLink Carrier’s T-1 service is a 4-wire DS1 that provides connection from the EarthLink Carrier network to an end user location and ranges from 1.5mb per T-1 up to 12mb when bonded. Ethernet access is available from 2mb through 1000mb. Services for these new markets are available to order via the EarthLink Carrier portal.
“Our customers spoke, and we listened, adding 2,877 new central offices to our data only T-1 and NxT-1 footprint and 1,190 new central offices to our integrated T-1 and NxT-1 footprint,” said Patrick Hannon, Senior Vice President, EarthLink Carrier. “The addition of Ethernet and our expanded coverage allow us to offer a scalable and cost effective solution to traditional TDM services. We know that there is a lot of demand, and we are ready to help our customers offer them to their client base.”
About EarthLink Carrier
EarthLink Carrier™, the carrier division of EarthLink, Inc., is a facilities-based wholesale telecommunications provider to Inter-Exchange Carriers (IXC), wireless carriers, Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), Local Exchange Carriers (LECs), Internet Service Providers (ISPs), VoIP providers, resellers, content providers, and cable companies. Leveraging extensive network reach nationwide, and deep into Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 markets, we regularly customize diversity and redundancy to create the right solutions for our customers. We provide our customers with priority support from initial consultation through implementation and we pride ourselves on continuing that superior support throughout our customer relationships. Our customers rely on EarthLink Carrier’s resilient network, on-time service delivery and accurate billing for networking solutions. For more information, call 1-888-953-2784 or visit http://www.earthlinkcarrier.com/.
EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) is a leading IT services and communications provider to more than 150,000 businesses and one million consumers nationwide. EarthLink empowers customers with managed services including cloud computing, managed and private cloud, and virtualization services such as managed hosting and cloud workspace. EarthLink also offers a robust portfolio of IT security, application hosting, colocation and IT support services. The company operates an extensive network spanning 29,421 route fiber miles with 90 metro fiber rings and 8 secure data centers providing ubiquitous nationwide data and voice IP service coverage across more than 90 percent of the country. Founded in 1994, EarthLink’s award-winning reputation for outstanding service and product innovation is supported by an experienced team of professionals focused on best-in-class customer care. For more information, visit EarthLink’s website at www.earthlink.net.