1/24/2002 - Atlantic.Net Launches Nationwide Long Distance Service for Businesses Fast-Growing IP-Carrier Adds Voice Transmission to Product Line

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

GAINESVILLE, FL (January 24, 2002) - Atlantic.Net (http://www.atlantic.net), one of the country's fastest-growing companies, today announced it has extended its product line to include long distance telephone service for businesses. The company, which recently began offering Internet access nationwide and in parts of Canada, plans to aggressively pursue the nationwide telecommunications market, offering data and voice communications services to businesses across the country. Prices for Atlantic.Net's long distance service run as low as three cents per minute.

"We are proud to announce the latest development in our ambitious plans to become a major player in the telecommunications industry," said Adnan Raja, product manager at Atlantic.Net. "As one of the nation's fastest-growing companies and one of a handful of thriving dot-com survivors, our reliable and low-cost long distance services will have a positive impact on businesses across the country."

As part of Atlantic.Net's strategy, the company is recruiting approximately 500 sales agents to sell its telecommunications services across the United States. Initially, Atlantic.Net will focus on the top three growth markets: Las Vegas, Austin and Chicago, and the top three population markets: New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., as well as Florida and Georgia.

To learn more about Atlantic.Net's complete line of services, visit http://www.atlantic.net or call 1-800-422-2936. To learn more about becoming an Atlantic.Net sales agent, call 1-800-422-2936.

About Atlantic.Net
Atlantic.Net's services include broadband, telecommunications, e-commerce, Web solutions and dial-up. The company, ranked number 223 on this year's Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, was founded by two University of Florida students who launched one of North Florida's first commercial Internet services in 1995. Over the past seven years, Atlantic.Net has acquired 13 Internet service companies and augmented its e-business services to include true private networks, fractional T-1 through DS-3 connectivity, DSL and ISDN access, Web hosting and Web design. Atlantic.Net's staff has grown to more than 100 employees. Since 1998, Atlantic.Net has been recognized annually as one of Florida's fastest-growing private companies, last year ranking number 11 in the state. 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 company information, check out http://newsroom.atlantic.net.

For more information about this release, call Doreen Sabina at 904.249.3946 or e-mail doreen@atlantic.net.
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