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Important Recent Updates to One Communications Invoices

Monday, November 14th, 2011 by Jacquelyn Winchenbaugh

Next Generation Communications, LLC Premier Agent for One Communications now EarthLink Business,  is pleased to inform our clients of the  new information regarding the monthly invoice statement

In April, 2011 One Communications was purchased by EarthLink, Inc. Several important changes were recently made to the One Communications invoices. Customers will see these changes on their November bill. 

These changes include:

The One Communications logo has been updated with the EarthLink Business logo.

  • You will notice a tagline under the logo on the first page of the invoice which reads “One Communications is an EarthLink Business Company”.  
  •  This tagline will remain on the invoice until early 2012 to  help facilitate the customer transition from One Communications to EarthLink Business.

Bill  remittance address has changed. 

  • Customers should begin sending payments to: 
         EarthLink Business, PO Box 88104, Chicago, IL 60680-1104
  •  EarthLink will continue to accept payments to the old lockbox (PO Box 415721, Boston, MA 02241-5721) through the end of 2011. This time frame will be communicated via bill message.

Customers may now make checks and money orders payable to “EarthLink Business” instead of “One Communications”.

  • To assist with their rebranding efforts, the bill message advises customers to make this change by end of 2011. However, customers may make the transition at their own pace; they will accept checks and money orders payable to One Communications.

The web address for online bill payment has been updated to:

www.earthlinkbusiness.com/paybill

  • The new URL takes customers to the myLink portal login page.
  • The old URL   www.onecommunications.com/paybill   also now routes to the myLink portal login page.
  • If you have any questions please contact your Next Generation Communications, LLC team at 508-485-4229.

    Earthlink Completes Acquisition of One Communications

    Monday, April 4th, 2011 by Jacquelyn Winchenbaugh

     Next Generation Communications, LLC Premier Agent for One Communications is pleased to inform our clients of the  new information regarding One Communications.

    April 1, 2011 — EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of One Communications Corp. (One Comm), one of the largest privately-held multi-regional integrated telecommunications solutions providers in the United States. The acquisition consideration is approximately $370 million, which includes repayment of approximately $282 million of One Comm net debt and the issuance of approximately 3 million shares of EarthLink common stock. Additionally, approximately $21 million of this consideration is being deposited into escrow to fund potential One Comm post-closing obligations under the merger agreement.

    With the close of the transaction EarthLink will integrate One Comm into its “EarthLink Business” division. The EarthLink Business IP network now spans over 28,000 route miles across 27 states with over 1,300 collocations, 55 switches and 71 metro fiber rings. The company is well positioned to provide secure MPLS-based IP services to a range of multi-location customers across the United States.

    “The acquisition of One Communications is a significant development in further transforming EarthLink into one of the largest IP services companies in the U.S. We now have a fiber-based IP network that covers a substantial portion of the key business markets across the eastern half of the United States, as well as substantial revenue and EBITDA scale in our strategic line of business,” said EarthLink Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rolla P. Huff. “We see tremendous value in the 1.6 million customer relationships we have across the new EarthLink and future growth potential in pursuing value-added managed services over our ubiquitous IP connectivity.”

    EarthLink will be updating its financial guidance for 2011 to include the impact of the One Comm acquisition when it issues its first quarter 2011 financial results.

    EarthLink to Acquire One Communications Corp.

    Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 by Jacquelyn Winchenbaugh

    As 2010 comes to an end big news has arrived for One Communications. On December 20, 2010 EarthLink announced that they will acquire One Communications Corp.

    EarthLink, Inc. is known as a leading provider of Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure and services to medium-sized, large businesses, enterprise organizations and over 1.5 million consumers across the United States. EarthLink has been providing Internet access and communications services for decades and has earned an award-winning reputation for both outstanding customer service and product innovation. EarthLink Business™ provides voice, data, mobile and equipment services over a Southeast fiber network and MPLS-based services nationwide.

    EarthLink plans to integrate One Comm into its newly established EarthLink Business division, which currently consists of products and capabilities of its former New Edge Network, Deltacom and EarthLink Business Solutions divisions. After the closing of this transaction, EarthLink Business will operate a nationwide IP network with underlying fiber assets in 30 of the top 50 MSAs in the country. The combined fiber network will span approximately 28,000 route miles across 27 states, with 923 collocations, 55 IP and circuit-based switches and 68 metro fiber rings. With the addition of One Comm, EarthLink will have nearly 3,500 employees nationwide.

    For more details on the press release click on the link below.
    http://www.onecommunications.com/uploadedFiles/elnk_news_2010_12_20_financial_releases.pdf

    One Communications Receives a Second 2009 Product of the Year Award

    Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 by Jacquelyn Winchenbaugh

    One Communications, Next Generation Communications’ most widely recommended carrier for clients, was awarded a second award this year for their product, OneSolutions Hosted IP PBX.

    A network-based offering, Hosted IP PBX OneSolutions Hosted IP PBX allows small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to replace their premise-based Key or PBX systems, or upgrade their hosted legacy Centrex systems, while also integrating voice, data, Internet and MPLS VPN services in one convenient package. It delivers robust IP-based features and functionality that improve business productivity for a predictable monthly price that includes both services and hardware, and can easily scale to meet changing business demands.

    “For the second time this year, One Communications has been recognized with a 2009 Product of the Year Award – this time for their efforts in the advancement of hosted IP-based communications,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC. “Their Hosted IP PBX solution enhances communications efficiencies and delivers positive ROI to its SMB customers. Congratulations to the entire team at One Communications. I look forward to their ongoing innovation in the years to come.”

    Recipients of the Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award represent the most innovative products that facilitate converged voice, data, Internet and video communications. This esteemed award is given to companies that have shown the vision, leadership, and thoroughness that are characteristic of the prestigious Award. Selected winners have demonstrated their commitment to quality and excellence and their dedication to addressing real needs in the marketplace.

    “Our Hosted IP PBX solution delivers greater value to small and mid-sized businesses by making next-generation, enterprise-class communication functionality available at an attractive, predictable monthly fee with no upfront capital outlay,” said Randy Ritter, vice president of marketing at One Communications. “Receiving the Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award demonstrates One Communications commitment to delivering solutions that will help SMBs communicate more effectively and operate more efficiently, so they can focus on growing their business and winning in today’s highly competitive markets.”

    One Communications Awarded INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine’s Product of the Year Award

    Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 by Jacquelyn Winchenbaugh

    Next Generation Communications’ most recommended carrier, One Communications, was  a recipient of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine’s 2009 Product of the Year Award for One Communications’ product OneSolutions Complete.

    OneSolutions Complete is One Communications’ flagship, IP-based integrated voice, data and Internet solution that supports single and multi-location businesses with flexible, scalable connectivity ranging from 1.5 to 45 Mbps speeds. Designed and priced with small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in mind, the solution offers SIP support for additional concurrent calls and MPLS VPN capabilities at no additional charge, and also serves as the platform for the company’s Hosted IP PBX solution.

    INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to grant One Communications a 2009 Product of the Year Award for their OneSolutions Complete product. One Communications has proven its commitment to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the SMB marketplace,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC.  “We’re happy to recognize them for their development of IP communications technology and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

    Recipients of the Annual Product of the Year Award represent the most innovative new IP-based products from companies that have demonstrated vision, leadership, and a commitment to quality in advancing VoIP and IP communication technologies.

    “We are honored to receive this award for our OneSolutions Complete product,” said Joanne Hynes, director of product management at One Communications. “It’s a testament to the innovation, quality and real value that our solution delivers to small and mid-sized businesses – enabling them to adopt the latest technologies to further the success of their business while working within their strict budgets.”