San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – September 7, 2006 – Web host and national provider of integrated voice and data communications firm, Covad Communications Group, Inc., will present at the Jefferies Fourth Annual Communications Conference on Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2006 in New York. Chris Dunn, Chief Financial Officer for Covad, is scheduled to speak at 2:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. PDT.
Presenting companies at the event will address the consolidation of incumbent service providers, equipment suppliers and competitive carriers, as well as how this trend will affect the competitive landscape going forward. In addition, presenters are expected to discuss the role that emerging technologies may play in the upcoming years.
A webcast of the event will be available in the Event Calendar section of Covad’s website. Please note that participants are required to register in order to access the Webcast. A replay of the webcast will also be made available on the Covad website.
Conference participants currently include: Arbinet-thexchange, Inc. (ARBX) Broadview Networks (BDVU) Broadwing Communications, LLC (BWNG) CBeyond, Inc. (CBEY) Centennial Communications Corp. (CYCL) Cincinnati Bell (CBB) Cleveland Unlimited, Inc. Cogent Communications Group, Inc. (CCOI) Covad Communications Group, Inc. (DVW) Eschelon Telecom, Inc. (ESCH) Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Global Crossing, Ltd. (GLBC) iBasis, Inc. (IBAS) ICO Global Communications (Holdings) Limited (ICOHA) IDT Corporation (IDT) Internap Network Services Corporation (IIP) Iowa Telecommunications Services Inc. (IWA) iPCS, Inc. (IPCS) j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM) Knology, Inc. (KNOL) Leap Wireless International, Inc. (LEAP) Level 3 Communications, Inc.(VLT) MasTec, Inc. (MTZ) McLeodUSA Inc. Mobile Satellite Ventures (MSVLP) NII Holdings, Inc. (NIHD) NTL, Inc. (NTLI) PAETEC Communications, Inc. (CLEC) Primus Telecommunications, Inc. (PRTL) RCN Corporation (RCNI) SAVVIS, Inc. (SVVS) SureWest Communications (SURW) Talk America Holdings Inc. (TALK) TelePacific Communications Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (TWW) Time Warner Telecom Inc. (TWTC) US LEC Corp. (CLEC) XM Canada (XMCAN) XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (XMSR).
An audio webcast of each presentation, both live and replay, will be available at the discretion of the presenting companies, and will be accessible at www.jefferies.com. For further information about the 2006 Jefferies Communications Conference, please contact your institutional sales representative or Jodi Pulman (212-284-2581, jpulman@Jefferies.com).
Jefferies, a global investment bank and institutional securities firm, has served growing and mid-sized companies and their investors for nearly 45 years. Headquartered in New York, with more than 25 offices around the world, Jefferies provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage, securities research and asset management. The firm is a provider of trade execution in equity, high yield, convertible and international securities for institutional investors and high net worth individuals. Jefferies and Company, Inc. is the principal operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc.
A nationwide provider of integrated voice and data communications, Covad offers DSL, Voice Over IP, T1, web hosting, managed security, IP and dial-up, wireless broadband, and bundled voice and data services directly through Covad’s network and through Internet Service Providers, value-added resellers, telecommunications carriers and affinity groups to small and medium-sized businesses and home users. According to the company, as the first company to commercially deploy DSL in the United States, Covad has spent hundreds of millions of dollars building a network that passes more than 57 million homes and businesses in 44 states – the largest nationwide footprint of any DSL company. Covad broadband services are currently available across the nation in 235 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) which represent over 50 percent of all US homes and businesses. Corporate headquarters is located at 110 Rio Robles, San Jose, California 95134. Telephone: 1-888-GO-COVAD.
To learn more about the webcast, please visit: www.covad.com/companyinfo/investorrelations.
For more information about Covad, please visit: www.covad.com.