AT&T Wins High-Speed Internet Networking Contract from Pavlov Media
New Service Gives Pavlov Increased Internet Capabilities
Champaign, Illinois, May 23, 2007
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced today that Pavlov Media, a nationwide triple-play communications and technology provider, has signed a multi-year contract with AT&T for Managed Ethernet Access Service.
Pavlov, which delivers customized offerings of high-speed Internet services, digital video entertainment, and telephone services to multiple dwelling units (MDUs), will use the new high-capacity network to economically and easily allocate bandwidth on-demand to its customers.
AT&T's Managed Ethernet service provides Pavlov with a simple and economical way to allocate fluctuating demands for bandwidth. This capability enables the company to route network traffic and increase or decrease the amount of bandwidth needed at any time. In addition, AT&T provides end-to-end network management, around-the-clock customer support, technical assistance and proactive monitoring of network performance.
"AT&T provided us with the perfect solution for our needs," said Mark Scifres, chief executive officer of Pavlov Media. "The network gives us unprecedented control and flexibility over how and when we allocate bandwidth. It's a very economical way for us to deliver high-speed, high-bandwidth services to our customers, and it enables us to respond instantly to their changing needs."
In addition, through the secure AT&T BusinessDirect® portal, Pavlov Media gains online access to tools that provide real-time reports on network performance and direct access to AT&T's ordering, status, inventory and trouble-management and billing systems.
Pavlov Media operates in 28 states and transports satellite television, telephone and high speed Internet services to management companies serving end-users in multiple dwelling units, such as student housing and university apartment communities.
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About Pavlov Media
Pavlov Media (formerly Fusion Broadband) is a nationwide triple-play communications and technology provider that delivers customized offerings of high-speed Internet services, digital video entertainment, and telephone services to Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs) such as student housing, luxury apartments and exclusive homeowner's associations. Our staff is agile and experienced and our service response rates are the best in the business. Our strategic partnerships with companies such as AT&T, Cisco Systems, InfiniSys, and HP allow Pavlov Media to deliver the best options for Internet, television, and telephone communications. More information at www.pavlovmedia.com.
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