DENVER, April 19, 2004 ? Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE:Q) today announced a two-year, multimillion-dollar contract to provide YourNetPlus.com with nationwide dial-up Internet access services. YourNetPlus.Com, who offers turnkey solutions to Internet service providers (ISPs) throughout North America, will manage their dial services from the company?s Tucson, Ariz. network operations center.
YourNetPlus.Com bundles dial Internet access, billing, and technical support to small, medium, and large ISPs. The company gives service providers a private-label, scalable model with zero time-to-market, allowing the ISPs to focus on marketing to their end-users.
?To deliver on the package of value-added services to ISPs, we needed a reliable, flexible backbone of dial services,? said Vince Dima, president of YourNetPlus.Com. ?Qwest provides that guarantee of service.?
?Qwest is an ideal fit to the YourNetPlus.Com bundle of services,? said Clifford S. Holtz, executive vice president of Qwest?s business markets group. ?We?re pleased that Qwest dial services are used in this way so that end-users can focus on the growth of their own businesses.?
Qwest?s dial access network delivers 56K and ISDN dial-up access from more than 2,690 points-of-presence (POPs) nationwide and covers approximately 85 percent of the U.S. population with a local dial-up call. Qwest?s dial network has market-leading capacity, giving end-users a better dial experience through fewer busy signals and less oversubscription.
About QwestQwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) is a leading provider of voice, video and data services to more than 25 million customers. The company?s 47,000 employees are committed to the ?Spirit of Service? and providing world-class services that exceed customers? expectations for quality, value and reliability. For more information, please visit the Qwest Web site at www.qwest.com.
YourNetPlus.Com (YNP) is an Internet Service Provider with its corporate offices located in Monroe, New York and technical offices in Tucson, Arizona. YNP is a fast growing company with a large private label force, providing services to companies looking for connectivity to the Internet (Private Label ISP, (PLISP)) for the end-user. With over 17,000 different local dial-up numbers in the Continental United States, our network covers most major and minor cities.
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