Boston, Massachusetts – (The Hosting News) – September 20, 2006 – Colocation and VoIP provider, 360networks, will premiere a new wholesale VoIP service offering (”VoIP360”) at the Fall VON tradeshow. Designed to facilitate cable operators, ISPs, CLECs, wireless broadband and other service providers to enter the VoIP market, VoIP360 was developed to enable IP-based voice services offerings to residential and business subscribers.
Customers may access 360networks VoIP platform and receive an a-la-carte menu of services, such as inbound and outbound local calling, e911 services, directory listings, local number portability, operator services, caller name services, directory assistance and domestic LD termination, through a single IP connection and feature server. 360networks is in the final stages of beta testing with multiple customers using the VoIP360 service.
Initially serving over 500 rate centers in tier one through tier four markets throughout the western United States, VoIP360 provides comprehensive coverage and will enable existing VoIP service providers to expand their service coverage. VoIP360 is 100 percent IP-based and runs on the company’s wholly-owned 16,000 mile fiber optic backbone, providing maximum reach, reliability and quality of service.
Rick Coma, Senior Vice President of Business Development explained, ”We built the VoIP360 service with the flexibility to meet specific customer needs. Providing an a-la-carte menu of VoIP service components that are structured as building blocks, allows us to provide our customers with the greatest flexibility.”
Todd Graetz, Chief Executive Officer of TransAria, Inc. added, ”Our experience with 360networks VoIP service has been tremendous. We have been able to provide high-quality, reliable VoIP services to our residential and enterprise customers. We have been able to give our customers what they were looking for by leveraging the dedicated customer care team at 360networks and the customization and flexibility that 360networks’ VoIP360 service provides. As an added benefit, we also now have access to all of 360networks’ core infrastructure services.”
360networks is a U.S. provider of fiber optic network communications services in 15 western states. The integrated network architecture is the foundation of the company and spans over 16,000 route miles offering a long haul and metro presence in 40 U.S. markets. 360networks’ headquarters is located in Seattle, WA, with other major locations in Butte, MT and Denver, CO. 360networks offers a comprehensive range of infrastructure services, including IP, Private Line, Collocation Services and VoIP. The wholly-owned network was built to support fast, reliable, and efficient transport of voice and data services, with a SONET ring and fully meshed architecture. 360networks is privately held.