SEATTLE, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 360networks, a facilities-based wholesale provider of Private Line Transport, Ethernet, IP, and VoIP services, today announced the addition of 48 rate centers in the Houston LATA with population coverage of 4.5 million, to its IP Origination footprint. With this expansion 360networks provides wholesale VoIP services in six of the nation's 10 largest metropolitan areas, and 1606 rate centers covering a population base of over 80 million people across 17 states.
"We've vastly expanded our capabilities throughout Texas in 2011, with a network build and additions to our Internet access services earlier this year," said Nick Reifschneider, VoIP product director for 360networks. "Extending our VoIP reach to include Houston, and other Texas markets, is an obvious extension for customers to use 360networks as their single source provider."
"Our customers have been anxious for this expansion into Houston, further increasing our coverage of key markets," said Steve Cardwell, vice president of sales for 360networks. "Plus, with our 360connect portal, customers can begin porting Houston numbers to us immediately."
360networks offers a full suite of VoIP services to include IP Origination, IP Termination, and Toll Free, with a variety of pricing models and features to meet customers' unique requirements. 360networks VoIP services leverage the company's 18,500 route mile fiber optic backbone to reduce costs and minimize third party dependencies. 360networks launched its new VoIP customer portal, 360connect, in July and is currently in Beta trial for the 360connect Application Programming Interface (API). Customers can also bundle the company's VoIP services with its Ethernet, Private Line and IP Transit solutions for a single source provider option.
360networks is a full service wholesale provider of Private Line Transport, Ethernet, IP, and VoIP services, on its wholly-owned fiber optic backbone. Its facilities-based network provides deep coverage, spanning 18,500 miles to over 70 tier 1 to 4 U.S. markets (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) and British Columbia. Financially strong and a CLEC in 36 states, 360networks helps the nation's voice, data and web-based application and service providers to quickly pursue next generation strategies, migrate from legacy networks, grow into new markets and services, and increase network diversity. www.360networks.com