Atlantic.Net Press Releases

Atlantic.Net Acquires Citrus County Internet Service Provider

GAINESVILLE (September 29, 1998) — Atlantic.Net: Internet Connect Company is pleased to announce that they have purchased the dial-up subscriber base of Citrus County’s Citrus.Net Internet service.

Effective immediately, former Citrus.Net customers will be able to take advantage of all of Atlantic.Net’s features, including 56Kbps Web browsing and e-mail service. Subscribers will also have access to the Atlantic.Net software startup kit, featuring Netscape Communicator, is available for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

All previous Citrus.Net subscribers should call 1-800-921-9328 as soon as possible for instructions on how to begin using Atlantic.Net’s 56K Internet service. To make the transition as seamless as possible, Atlantic.Net will honor all service agreements customers may have had with Citrus.Net.

Atlantic.Net 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 higher speeds for the same monthly fee. Dial-up 128Kbps ISDN access is also available for an additional charge.

About Atlantic.Net

In 1995, two University of Florida students launched one of North Florida’s first commercial Internet services, Atlantic.Net.   Over its 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 has been recognized both Nationally and in Florida as one of the fastest-growing private companies.

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

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