- Atlantic.Net Enters Five New Markets in Florida
Media Contact: Doreen Sabina
Phone: (904) 249-3946
- Atlantic.Net, one of Floridas fastest growing companies,
has expanded its Internet service into five additional calling areas.
Atlantic.Nets 56K access is now available in Tallahassee,
Ft Myers, Vero Beach, Palm Coast and Deland. With these additions,
Atlantic.Net now has a presence in 40 locations throughout the state.
right on track," said Marty Puranik, president and CEO of Atlantic.Net.
"The launch of five new service territories makes our statewide
coverage almost complete. We are proud to provide so many Florida
communities with reliable and friendly Internet service and we are
excited to be growing so quickly."
dial-up accounts start at $9.95 per month; including access to the
World Wide Web, electronic mail, discussion groups and other features.
The Atlantic.Net software startup kit, featuring Netscape Communicator,
is available for the Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh operating
systems. 56K access is standard with all accounts, but the service
is also compatible with older 14.4Kbps, 28.8/33.6Kbps modems as
well as 64Kbps ISDN terminal adapters. 128Kbps ISDN is available
for an additional monthly fee. Atlantic.Nets business services
include high-speed dedicated access, Web hosting and Web development
was founded in 1994 by two University of Florida students, Marty
Puranik and Jose Sanchez. After being denied Internet access through
the university in 1995, Puranik and Sanchez launched one of the
first commercial Internet services in Florida, serving Gainesville
and Ocala. Since then, the company has been rapidly expanding its
coverage areas, acquiring smaller access providers and enhancing
its service offerings. Revenues have doubled every year since inception
and in 1998 Atlantic.Net was recognized as one of Floridas
100 fastest-growing private companies by UFs Center for Entrepreneurship
and Innovation. During the past six months, the company has launched
service in 11 new cities and purchased the dial-up Internet subscribers,
dedicated access accounts and Web hosting clients of three Internet
access companies. By the end of 1999, Atlantic.Nets network
is expected to span nine states in the southeastern United States.
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.
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