Atlantic.Net Press Releases

Atlantic.Net Merges with Internet Access & Web Services of FL

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (3/14/00) – Atlantic.Net, one of the southeast’s leading Internet Service Providers, today announced it has merged with Mt. Dora-based Internet Access and Web Services of Florida, Inc. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. The company will retain the Atlantic.Net name.

Effective immediately, Internet Access and Web Services of Florida subscribers can take advantage of all of Atlantic.Net’s service features including 56Kbps Web browsing, local dial-up access numbers in five states, toll-free technical support seven days a week, Web mail, discussion groups, a monthly electronic newsletter, personal Web space with virtual domain name and convenient payment options.

“Joining forces with Internet Access and Web Services of Florida is part of Atlantic.Net’s aggressive growth strategy,” said Brian Bess, marketing director of Atlantic.Net. “We look forward to a long-term relationship with our new members and believe that they will find the quality of Atlantic.Net’s services unmatched.”

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 the very best in cloud hosting solutions, one click WordPress cloud hosting, Linux and Windows Cloud hosting, and 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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