Acquires North Florida Internet Service Provider
Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Company is pleased to announce that
they have purchased the dial-up subscriber base of Hankins Internet
Services, which operated in the Lake City and Live Oak areas of
immediately, former Hankins customers will be able to take advantage
of all of Atlantic.Nets features, including 56Kbps Web browsing
and e-mail service. Technical support is available seven days a
week and subscribers will have access to the Atlantic.Net software
startup kit, featuring Netscape Communicator, which is available
for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
subscribers will not need to make any immediate network changes
in their computers. However, Atlantic.Net recommends that all subscribers
begin notifying friends and family of the impending change in their
e-mail addresses, which will take effect in two months. Anyone with
questions regarding this change should call the Atlantic.Net Member
Services department at 1-800-921-9328 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
members using 56Kbps-capable modems will get fast, reliable Internet
connections due to the clarity of the signal in the digital modems.
Because it is a digital service, customers may also use dial-up
64Kbps ISDN terminal adapters to access the Internet at the higher
speeds for the same monthly fee. Dial-up 128Kbps ISDN access is
also available for an additional charge.
is Atlantic.Nets second acquisition in the Lake City area.
The first involved First Coast On-line and was completed in 1997.
Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Co.
Gainesville, FL-based Atlantic.Net is a leader in the highly competitive
Internet access industry committed to providing the highest possible
level of service at a reasonable cost to all of its customers. Atlantic.Net
operates in over 26 cities throughout Florida, including Gainesville,
Lake City, Live Oak and Jacksonville. In addition to over 13,000
dial-up subscribers, Atlantic.Net offers a variety of high-speed
dedicated access solutions and Web hosting services for businesses.
To learn more about Atlantic.Nets complete line of services,
call 1-800-422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at http://www.atlantic.net.
was founded in 1994 by two University of Florida students. In 1998
the company was named to the Florida 100 in a study conducted by
the University of Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
(CEI), and Accounting Research and Professional Education (CARPE)
identifying the 100 fastest-growing private companies in Florida.