High Speed Business Ethernet Services now Available From DSL Extreme

Jun 30, 2010, 06:00 ET from DSL Extreme

LOS ANGELES, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DSL Extreme, a leading provider of high-speed Internet access and business communications services, announced today the addition of new high-speed Business Ethernet services, in partnership with Covad Communications.  These high bandwidth services will be available in two flavors across the US, with a heavy focus initially on the greater Los Angeles market.  DSL Extreme's Business Ethernet services are attractively priced and highly reliable, with a 99.9% uptime guarantee and a dedicated in-house 24x7 business customer support team.  These enterprise-grade Ethernet offerings complement DSL Extreme's other Business Plus services for small to medium-sized business customers – including DSL, T1, and hosted Email.  

"Business Ethernet offers higher speeds and less complexity than T1, for roughly comparable prices," noted George Mitsopoulos, Vice President and General Manager of DSL Extreme.  He added, "Business Ethernet is the next evolution that enables SMBs to operate more efficiently and move more IT services into the cloud."  Business Ethernet services from DSL Extreme meet the needs of small, medium and remote offices by enabling business customers to run the latest IP applications between multiple points on their networks.  By working with Covad, which has an extensive history of managing copper services, DSL Extreme can offer new services from a trusted partner and expand the options available for their customers.

Business Ethernet over Copper

Currently available in 100 central offices in the greater Los Angeles area, Ethernet over Copper service is a dedicated Internet connection delivered over bonded copper loops, terminating at an Ethernet port.  The service can be ordered with symmetrical download/upload speeds starting at 2 Mbps up to 20 Mbps.  Entry-level pricing for 2Mbps service is $329 per month.

Business Ethernet over Bonded SDSL (BSDSL)

Currently available in over 2000 central offices throughout the US, Ethernet over Bonded SDSL is a dedicated Internet connection delivered over bonded SDSL loops, terminating at an Ethernet port.  The service can be ordered with symmetrical download/upload speeds from 2 Mbps to 3 Mbps, with prices starting at $329.

Interested clients will be able to prequalify online and submit a simple contact form to receive a price quote and other information.  To learn more about DSL Extreme's Business Ethernet services and other Business Plus offerings, visit www.dslextreme.biz or call 866-2-GET-NET.

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 Fiber, Ethernet, T1, DSL and dial-up Internet access, Microsoft Exchange and Google Apps email, and website hosting.  The DSL Extreme network serves tens of thousands of clients across the country. DSL Extreme is a Microsoft Gold certified partner and Blackberry Alliance member.  For more information, visit www.dslextreme.com.

About IKANO Communications, Inc.

IKANO Communications is a diversified IT provider specializing in Internet services for business customers and end users, as well as wholesale and private label resellers.  Core services include Internet Connectivity (Ethernet, T1, DSL and Dialup), Hosted Email Solutions (Google Apps and Microsoft Exchange), and Virtualization (Cloud Hosting and Data Center Services).  IKANO's primary brands include DSL Extreme, Dialup USA, DNAmail, and Virtacore.  Headquartered in Salt Lake City, the company has offices in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Seattle and Toronto. IKANO offers world-class customer support through its domestic 24x7x365 call center.  For more information, visit www.ikano.com.