Media Contact: Brian Bess
Phone: (352) 375-2912
Internet Service Upgrades Central Florida Coverage Area to
Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Company, Inc., one of Floridas
most popular Internet service providers, is pleased to announce
that 56K Internet access is now available throughout the Orlando
metro area, including Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista and Sanford.
is one of the few Internet providers to offer local access
in Kissimmee and Sanford. Prior to this upgrade, many Internet
users have had to incur toll charges to Orlando in order to
use an on-line service. With this announcement, all of Central
Florida is now included in the local calling area.
with 56K-compatible modems will be able to access Web pages
and use other Internet utilities at nearly twice the speed
of a standard 28.8Kbps modem, at no additional cost.
in these communities will see an immediate benefit from the
56K technology," says Atlantic.Net president and CEO
Marty Puranik, "Digital modems overcome many of the technical
deficiencies found in traditional analog phones lines, which
could result in slow connection speeds and unexplained disconnects
for Internet users regardless of the provider they used."
already using 56K modems will see an immediate improvement
in connection speeds, others will notice more reliable connections
due to the clarity of the digital signal. Because it is a
digital service, customers may also use dial-up 64Kbps ISDN
terminal adapters to access the Internet at the higher speeds
for the same monthly fee. Dial-up 128Kbps ISDN access is also
available for an additional charge.
Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Co.
Gainesville, FL-based Atlantic.Net, a recognized leader
in the highly competitive Internet access industry, offers
service to about 8,500 subscribers throughout Florida. The
company is committed to providing the highest possible level
of service at a reasonable cost to all of its customers. Atlantic.Net
also offers a variety of high-speed dedicated Internet solutions
and Web hosting services for businesses. To learn more about
Atlantic.Nets complete line of service offerings, call
(800) 422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at http://www.atlantic.net.
Internet accounts start at just $9.95 per month and include
access to the World Wide Web, electronic mail, discussion
groups and other easy-to-use features. The Atlantic.Net software
startup kit, featuring Microsofts Internet Explorer
Web browser, is available for the Windows and Macintosh operating