November 11, 1997
Phone: (352) 375-2912
Company Buys Worldwide Internet
Internet Connect Company (ICC), one of the fastest-growing
Internet service providers in Florida, is announcing the purchase
of Worldwide Internet Services of Melbourne. This is the companys
third acquisition this year, involving more than 400 net new
subscribers to ICCs service. Terms of the deal were
looking forward to the opportunity to serve these new customers,"
says ICC sales executive James Lamb, "I think everyone
will be quite pleased by what we have to offer."
has made plans to make the transition process for current
Worldwide Internet customers as simple as possible. All Worldwide
Internet customers are being contacted via e-mail with instructions
on how to access ICCs Atlantic.Net service, and users
may call the ICC customer support department directly at (800)921-9328
with any questions. All activation fees will be waived for
Worldwide Internet subscribers and software will be provided
to those who would like it. All new customers should be switched
over by mid-November.
subscribers will receive access to ICCs standard account
features, as well as seven day a week technical assistance
and toll-free support. ICCs Atlantic.Net service is
$19.95 per month, and includes unlimited access to the World
Wide Web, electronic mail, newsgroups and chat rooms. All
accounts also receive space for a commercial or personal Internet
home page at no extra cost. The service is compatible with
the Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Macintosh and UNIX operating
is a critical time in our companys growth cycle,"
says ICC President/CEO Manoj (Marty) Puranik, "Maneuvers
such as this allow us to establish ourselves in emerging markets
and offer higher levels of service to existing consumer and
Gainesville, FL-based Internet Connect Company, a recognized
leader in the highly competitive Internet access field, offers
service in 15 cities throughout Florida. The company is committed
to providing the highest possible level of service at a reasonable
cost to all of its customers. ICC also offers a variety of
high-speed dedicated Internet solutions and Web hosting services
for businesses. To learn more about ICCs complete line
of service offerings, call (800) 422-2936 or visit ICCs
web page at http://www.atlantic.net.