05/15/2001 - Atlantic.Net Extends Free Equipment and Free Activation Offer for High-Speed DSL Service

Company Offers Free Temporary Dial-up Connections To Former NorthPoint Customers

Media Contact: Doreen Sabina
Phone: (904) 249-3946
E-mail: doreen@atlantic.net

Gainesville, FL— Atlantic.Net, one of the Southeast’s most reliable and fastest-growing IP (Internet Protocol) carriers, announced it is extending indefinitely its offer to provide free equipment and free activation to businesses that sign a one-year contract for Atlantic.Net’s Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) Internet access. This offer is being extended to support former NorthPoint customers in Florida, whose DSL service was terminated when AT&T bought NorthPoint’s assets late last month.

Atlantic.Net can turn up the DSL circuits within fifteen business days after a contract is signed. In addition, Atlantic.Net is offering temporary dial-up connections to businesses until their Atlantic.Net DSL connections are established.

“We are proud to offer a solution to former NorthPoint customers,” said Adnan Raja, product manager at Atlantic.Net. “It’s also a perfect opportunity for Atlantic.Net to demonstrate why we are one of the fastest-growing companies in Florida and the nation.”

To sign up for DSL, businesses can call 1-800-422-2936. To learn more about Atlantic.Net’s service, visit http://www.atlantic.net/dsl or e-mail sales@atlantic.net.

About Atlantic.Net
Atlantic.Net was founded in 1994 by two University of Florida students, Marty Puranik and Jose Sanchez, who started the company by selling computers. After being denied Internet access through the university in 1995, Puranik and Sanchez launched one of North Florida’s first commercial Internet services. In September, 2000, the company was named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the country. Today, Atlantic.Net’s network spans seven southeastern states. Services include DSL and ISDN access, fractional T-1 through DS-3 connectivity, designing, installing and managing customized wide area networks, Web hosting and wholesale services. To learn more about Atlantic.Net's complete line of services, call 1-800-422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at http://www.atlantic.net. For more information about this release, call Doreen Sabina at (904) 249-3946 or e-mail doreen@atlantic.net. For company information, check out http://newsroom.atlantic.net.

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