EarthLink Announces Tom Wheeler Resigns from Board of Directors to Serve as FCC Chairman

ATLANTA, GA — November 4, 2013 — EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) today announced the resignation of Tom Wheeler from EarthLink’s Board of Directors following the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of his appointment to serve as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

"We are extremely grateful to Tom for his 10 years of dedicated service to our Board and valuable contributions to our Company," commented Rolla P. Huff, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of EarthLink’s Board of Directors. "We wish him well as he takes on this very important assignment."