EarthLink Launches 4G Wireless Internet-on-the-Go Service|
Agreement with Clearwire Powers new EarthLink Nationwide Wireless Internet Offering
ATLANTA, GA — June 18, 2013 — EarthLink, Inc., (NASDAQ: ELNK) a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced the launch of its new 4G Internet-on-the-Go wireless mobile Internet plans for consumers. Powered by Clearwire's 4G mobile broadband service via a wholesale agreement announced last September, the two packages offer a hotspot device which provides convenient, mobile Internet access in over 80 cities nationwide. Starting at $29.95 a month, the service delivers wireless Internet on up to 8 Wi-Fi enabled devices including smartphones, tablets and laptops and does not require a contract.
EarthLink's 4G Internet-on-the-Go Standard Plan for $29.95 includes Internet speeds up to 3Mbps and 2GB of monthly data. The Premium Plan, priced at $49.95 a month, doubles that speed and data usage to 6Mbps and 4 GB of monthly data. EarthLink also offers incremental data packages starting at $4.95 per month that can be added or removed at any time for a customer-tailored data offering.
"Consumers interest in mobile broadband continues to grow, so we are excited to add these 4G wireless data plans to our robust portfolio," said Kevin F. Brand, Executive Vice President for EarthLink. "Pairing Clearwire's leadership in 4G with our outstanding reputation for customer care provides more opportunity to satisfy customer needs and aligns with our long-term strategy."
EarthLink's 4G Wireless Internet-on-the-Go service is available in over 80 cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, Washington, D.C, Seattle and Miami.
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Founded in 1994, EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELNK) is a leading
managed network and
cloud services provider, empowering businesses with a fully-managed, end-to-end communications, IT and virtualization portfolio including
hosted applications and
IT support services. EarthLink operates an over 28,000 fiber route mile network, with 90 metro fiber rings and 8 secure data centers providing ubiquitous
nationwide data and
voice IP service coverage. EarthLink's service and product innovation enables the company to design scalable solutions specific to each client's IT needs, supported by an experienced customer care team. The company also offers award-winning
dial-up Internet services to
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