LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- DSL Extreme, a leading provider of DSL and business-related Internet services, announced today that it now offers higher-speed Covad ADSL 2+ and T1 broadband services to business customers. These new service offerings provide small to medium-sized businesses with faster data speeds, so they can reliably power today's bandwidth-intensive applications, including file sharing and video conferencing. "With broadband innovation from Covad and comprehensive support from DSL Extreme, our business customers get a distinct competitive edge," said George Mitsopoulos, VP and General Manager of DSL Extreme. "Employees can work more efficiently. And with 99.9% guaranteed uptime on T1 plans, employers can ensure 24x7 productivity." The ADSL 2+ service is available today in Los Angeles, San Diego and the San Francisco Bay Area in California, as well as Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Seattle, and Washington, DC. Customers in these regions can choose ADSL 2+ download speeds between 8.0 and 15.0 Mbps, with an upload speed of 1.0Mbps on all packages. The T1 service is offered in 30 metro areas and provides symmetrical download/upload speeds of 1.5/1.5 Mbps. For customers who require maximum bandwidth for e-commerce, video, online data storage, and other demanding applications, DSL Extreme offers bonded T1 service, which harnesses the power of two full T1 lines and boasts speeds of 3.0/3.0 Mbps. "There are a great deal of synergies between Covad and DSL Extreme," said Juliet G. Settlemier Ivey, Vice President of Sales for the Wholesale Group at Covad. "With our nationwide footprint and their success in the broadband market, DSL Extreme can continue to expand its reach into the business user marketplace." For IKANO Communications, Inc., the parent company of DSL Extreme, the new higher-speed broadband offerings strengthen IKANO's company-wide commitment to small businesses. "Our new ADSL 2+ and T1 services complement DSL Extreme's communication and collaboration offerings for businesses and service providers -- including hosted Microsoft Exchange, Sharepoint and Google Apps," said George Naspo, CEO of IKANO. "Our customers can purchase their Internet access, enterprise email service and web hosting from a single trusted provider. And they'll know they're getting reliable service at the fastest possible data speeds." The new DSL Extreme ADSL 2+ higher-speed broadband service plans are competitively priced and start as low as $89.95 per month. T1 service plans start at only $359 per month. All plans include free professional installation with no setup or activation fees, as well as the DSL Extreme business service agreement, which offers static IPs, email with anti-spam and virus protection, pre-configured high speed DSL modem or T1 router, and free technical support. To learn how to order from DSL Extreme, call 866-2-GET-NET, or visit http://www.dslextreme.com/dsl for ADSL 2+ services, and http://www.dslextreme.com/t1 for T1 services. About DSL Extreme DSL Extreme is the largest private DSL provider in California and offers high-speed and traditional Internet services nationwide. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Los Angeles, DSL Extreme offers a suite of online services for consumer and business customers -- including DSL and dial-up Internet access, email, website hosting and data circuits with superior quality connectivity. The DSL Extreme network serves tens of thousands of clients across the country. To learn more, visit http://www.dslextreme.com. About IKANO Communications, Inc. IKANO, founded in 1999, is a provider of IP solutions including email, Internet access, hosting, billing and end user support. IKANO makes it easy for customers and service providers to maintain their unique brand while eliminating the hassle of maintaining servers, network contracts and call centers. IKANO provides hosted Exchange and Google Apps services (http://www.ikano.com/googleapps) and support for businesses and organizations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company has offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Toronto and offers services in the United States and Canada. IKANO is backed by leading industry investors, including Insight Venture Partners. Companies interested in learning more about IKANO should contact firstname.lastname@example.org, call 877.492.0121 or visit http://www.ikano.com.
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