Atlantic.Net 56K Internet Available in St. Petersburg & Clearwater

GAINESVILLE (April 8, 1998) — Atlantic. Net / Internet Connect Company, Inc. (ICC), one of Florida’s most popular Internet service providers, is pleased to announce that 56K Internet access is now available to subscribers in St. Petersburg.

Now users with 56k-compatible modems will be able to access download Web pages and other Internet utilities at nearly twice the speeds as was available with a standard 28.8k modem.

“We’re happy to be introducing the 56k Internet capability to our subscribers in St. Petersburg,” says ICC president CEO Marty Puranik, “I think people will be pleasantly surprised at how fast it really is.”

Because it is a digital service, it also allows customer using dial-up 64k ISDN terminal adapters to access the Internet at the higher speeds for the same monthly cost. Dial-up 128k ISDN access is also available.

About Atlantic.Net

In 1995, two University of Florida students launched one of North Florida’s first commercial Internet services, Atlantic.Net.   Over it’s first seven years, Atlantic.Net acquired 13 Internet service companies and augmented its e-business services to include long distance services, dial-up, broadband, web solutions, fractional T-1 through DS-3 connectivity, DSL and ISDN access, Web hosting , Web design and e-commerce.   Atlantic.Net’s staff has grown to more than 100 employees and been recognized both Nationally and in Florida as one of the fastest-growing private companies.  Our award winning customer service and investment in cutting edge technology is still a guiding force behind the company.  Today, Atlantic.Net offers state of the art Cloud Hosting, one-click applications like WordPress, Managed Cloud Hosting, among many other services.

To learn more about Atlantic.Net’s complete line of services, call 1.800.422.2936 or visit the Web site at

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