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2011-08-02 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, completed its acquisition of Business Vitals, a national provider of managed information technology (IT), security and professional services based in Columbia, South Carolina. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition provides EarthLink with an additional Tier IV secure data center connected to its fiber network, a fully redundant Security...

2011-06-17 13:31:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area is beginning to recover from the economic recession, but still faces high unemployment, depressed real estate values and other challenges in returning to long-term prosperity. During difficult economic times like these, it is hard to get business and labor to agree on anything. But a coalition of business and labor leaders -- the Alliance for Jobs and Sustainable Growth -- has come together to unanimously support the Bay Area...

2011-06-09 08:23:00

ATLANTA, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, today announced completion of Phase II of the Eastern Tennessee Middle Mile Fiber Broadband Project by its business communications segment EarthLink Business(TM). In March, 2010, DeltaCom, Inc., now an EarthLink Business company, was awarded the $9.4 million in federal stimulus funding by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Broadband Technology...

2011-05-12 17:27:00

ATLANTA, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) today announced it has priced its previously announced offering of senior notes. EarthLink is offering $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 8-7/8% senior notes due 2019 to "qualified institutional buyers" as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") and outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The issue price of the notes will be 96.555%...

2011-05-05 15:15:00

ATLANTA, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) today announced plans to offer $400 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019 in a private offering to "qualified institutional buyers" as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") and outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The net proceeds from the offering may be used to redeem up to $255.8 million of EarthLink's 3.25%...

2011-04-01 11:46:00

ATLANTA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2011-03-07 09:39:00

ATLANTA, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, today announced the completion of Phase I of the Eastern Tennessee Middle Mile Fiber Broadband Project by its business communications segment EarthLink Business. In March of 2010, DeltaCom, Inc., now an EarthLink Business company, was awarded the $9.4 million in federal stimulus funding by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Broadband...

2011-03-02 07:30:00

ATLANTA, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of STS Telecom, a privately-held business providing voice, data and internet services to small to medium-sized business customers in Florida and Georgia. For 2011 EarthLink expects STS Telecom to contribute approximately $15 to $18 million to EarthLink revenues and for the transaction to be accretive on a free cash...

2010-08-19 17:14:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), one of the nation's leading Internet service providers, yesterday filed at the Federal Communications Commission a response to the opposition of applicants to conditions proposed in the Comcast-NBCU merger. In June, EarthLink asked the FCC to deny the merger or adopt a condition requiring Comcast to offer wholesale standalone broadband access to independent Internet service providers. EarthLink urged the FCC to...

2010-04-26 08:00:00

CHICAGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- County Executives of America (CEA), with support from Cook County Board President Todd H. Stroger and Will County Executive Lawrence M. Walsh, today announced an initiative to provide free broadband wireless service to Cook and Will counties, two of 12 counties across the country, which represent the neediest populations. The organization has applied for stimulus dollars through a Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) Grant from the National...


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