- Atlantic.Net Pursues Broadslate Customers
High-Speed Internet Providers Fold, Atlantic.Net Makes Florida 100
for the Fourth Year in a Row
Media Contact: Doreen Sabina
Phone: (904) 249-3946
Gainesville, FL (February 15, 2002) - Atlantic.Net, one of the
nation's fastest-growing Internet Service Providers, today announced
a special offer for current Broadslate customers in Florida whose
contracts with Broadslate are scheduled to terminate on March 15.
Atlantic.Net is offering free equipment and free activation to businesses
that sign a one-year contract for Atlantic.Net's Digital Subscriber
Line (DSL) Internet service, and free installation to businesses that
sign a two-year agreement for a high-speed T-1 connection.
This is the fourth time in the past six months that Atlantic.Net has
extended this offer to businesses statewide, as companies such as
Broadslate, Verio and BlueStar have announced the discontinuation
of service in selected areas due to factors such as acquisition and
Last week, Atlantic.Net was identified as the 22nd fastest-growing
private company in Florida in a University of Florida study. Since
1998, the company has been recognized annually as one of Florida's
fastest-growing private companies, making the top 25 three years in
Atlantic.Net can turn up the DSL circuits within 15 business days
after a contract is signed and typically installs a T-1 line in 30
days. In addition, Atlantic.Net is offering temporary connections
to businesses until their Atlantic.Net DSL or T-1 connections are
To sign up for DSL or a T-1 connection, businesses can call 1-800-521-5881.
To learn more about Atlantic.Net's services, visit http://www.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. To learn more about Atlantic.Net's complete line
of services, call 1-800-422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at
For more information about this release, call Doreen Sabina at 904-249-3946
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For company information, check out http://newsroom.atlantic.net.