GAINESVILLE, Fla. (2/1/00) – Atlantic.Net, Florida’s 15th fastest-growing private company, today launched Internet service in Georgia and Alabama, marking the second phase of the company’s nine state network expansion. Atlantic.Net Internet service is now available in Macon, Columbus and Albany, Georgia, and Mobile, Dothan, Anniston and Phenix City, Alabama. Local access numbers are available to Atlantic.Net subscribers in all new locations.
Atlantic.Net’s $19.95 Unlimited Account service plan includes access to the World Wide Web, electronic and Web mail, discussion groups, toll free technical support 7 days a week, a monthly electronic newsletter, personal Web space with virtual domain name and convenient payment options. The company also has a Basic Account service plan for $9.95 per month. The Atlantic.Net software startup kit, featuring Netscape Communicator, is available for the Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh operating systems. 56K access is standard with all accounts, but the service is also compatible with older 14.4Kbps, 28.8/33.6Kbps modems as well as 64Kbps ISDN terminal adapters. 128Kbps ISDN is available for an additional monthly fee. Atlantic.Net’s business services include high-speed dedicated access, Web hosting and Web development and design.
Atlantic.Net was founded in 1994 by two University of Florida students, Marty Puranik and Jose Sanchez, who started the company by selling computers. After being denied Internet access through the university in 1995, Puranik and Sanchez launched one of the first commercial Internet services in Gainesville and Ocala, Florida. Today, Atlantic.Net offers service in 45 locations across Florida, more than any other ISP. The company has 30,000 subscribers in five states. Revenues have doubled every year since inception and in 1999 Atlantic.Net was recognized as Florida’s 15th fastest-growing private company.
To learn more about Atlantic.Net’s complete line of services, call 1-800-422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at https://www.atlantic.net.