EarthLink Carrier T-1 and Ethernet Services Now Available in Southeast

ATLANTA, GA — November 7, 2013 — EarthLink Carrier™, the wholesale and carrier division of EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced that the company has now completed the first phase of the comprehensive rollout of its entire wholesale product suite throughout the Southeast. EarthLink Carrier is now offering integrated voice and data, data-only T-1s, NxT-1s and Ethernet in its Southeast markets including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

EarthLink Carrier's T-1 service is a 4-wire DS1 that provides connection from the EarthLink Carrier network to an end user location and ranges from 1.5mb per T-1 up to 12mb when bonded. Ethernet access is available from 2mb through 1000mb. Services for these new markets are available to order via the EarthLink Carrier portal.

"Our customers spoke, and we listened, adding 2,877 new central offices to our data only T-1 and NxT-1 footprint and 1,190 new central offices to our integrated T-1 and NxT-1 footprint," said Patrick Hannon, Senior Vice President, EarthLink Carrier. "The addition of Ethernet and our expanded coverage allow us to offer a scalable and cost effective solution to traditional TDM services. We know that there is a lot of demand, and we are ready to help our customers offer them to their client base."