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.