26 March 2013
Global Capacity and EarthLink have announced a joint wholesale services agreement to allow for increased benefits on an infrastructure basis.
provider Global Capacity is set to gain an additional access
network as part of the deal and complement its ability to
provide automated connectivity solutions via its One
EarthLink, using Global
Capacity’s PoPs in New York, Chicago and Atlanta,
will add the ability to procure off-net services, allowing
greater network reach.
Pat Hannon, SVP of wholesale
and carrier services at Earthlink, said: "The efficiencies
provided by One Marketplace should drive additional revenue for
EarthLink by facilitating improved customer service and quote
turn-around times, as well as an alternative route to market
our on-net services.
"This will ultimately help us
win new business."
28,800 route fibre miles, 90 metro fibre rings and four secure
data centres will extend Global Capacity’s reach
across the eastern half of the US.
Jack Lodge, president of
Global Capacity added: "Global Capacity's One Marketplace
enables EarthLink to leverage an automated process to access an
entire marketplace of network locations and pricing, improving
customer experience and reducing back office costs."