Media Contact: Brian Bess
Phone: (352) 375-2912
Acquires North Florida Internet Service Provider
Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Company is pleased to announce
that they have purchased the dial-up subscriber base of Hankins
Internet Services, which operated in the Lake City and Live
Oak areas of North Florida..
immediately, former Hankins customers will be able to take
advantage of all of Atlantic.Nets features, including
56Kbps Web browsing and e-mail service. Technical support
is available seven days a week and subscribers will have access
to the Atlantic.Net software startup kit, featuring Netscape
Communicator, which is available for Windows and Macintosh
subscribers will not need to make any immediate network changes
in their computers. However, Atlantic.Net recommends that
all subscribers begin notifying friends and family of the
impending change in their e-mail addresses, which will take
effect in two months. Anyone with questions regarding this
change should call the Atlantic.Net Member Services department
at 1-800-921-9328 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
members using 56Kbps-capable modems will get fast, reliable
Internet connections due to the clarity of the signal in the
digital modems. 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
is Atlantic.Nets second acquisition in the Lake City
area. The first involved First Coast On-line and was completed
Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Co.
Gainesville, FL-based Atlantic.Net is a leader in the
highly competitive Internet access industry committed to providing
the highest possible level of service at a reasonable cost
to all of its customers. Atlantic.Net operates in over 26
cities throughout Florida, including Gainesville, Lake City,
Live Oak and Jacksonville. In addition to over 13,000 dial-up
subscribers, Atlantic.Net offers a variety of high-speed dedicated
access solutions and Web hosting services for businesses.
To learn more about Atlantic.Nets complete line of services,
call 1-800-422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at http://www.atlantic.net.
was founded in 1994 by two University of Florida students.
In 1998 the company was named to the Florida 100 in a study
conducted by the University of Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship
and Innovation (CEI), and Accounting Research and Professional
Education (CARPE) identifying the 100 fastest-growing private
companies in Florida.