- Atlantic.Net Acquires Mercury Communications Internet
Media Contact: Doreen Sabina
Phone: (904) 249-3946
Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Company is pleased to announce that
they have entered into a technology exchange agreement with Mercury
Communications. Under the terms of the agreement, Atlantic.Net purchased
the dial-up subscribers, dedicated access accounts and Web hosting
clients of Mercury Communications, which operated primarily in the
Gainesville and Ocala areas of North Central Florida.
immediately, former Mercury 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. Former Mercury subscribers
may access the service in any of the 30 cities Atlantic.Net currently
serves, or anywhere in the country with the Atlantic.Net roaming
is honoring all service agreements with Mercury users and 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.
of the deal are not being disclosed.
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. Founded
in 1994, Atlantic.Net operates in over 30 cities throughout Florida,
including Gainesville, Ocala and Lake City. 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. 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.
Mercury Communications/Maxcess, Inc.
Mercury Communications is changing its business focus to new emerging
technologies in the Internet telephony and value-added communications
services market. These new services will be offered under the business
name Maxcess, Inc. and will be made available to Atlantic.Net customers.
For more information please call 352-332-1300.