San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – June 12, 2006 – Web host and national provider of integrated voice and data communications firm, Covad Communications Group, Inc., will present at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2006 Media and Telecommunications Conference on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 in Santa Monica, California, scheduled for 2:50 p.m. PDT. A Webcast of the event will be available in the Event Calendar section of Covad’s website. 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.
Recently, Covad hosted an “eBroadcast” session, “Can You Really Afford Not to Use VoIP? Leveraging the Options for Increased Business Value,” led by Sam Masud, Principal Analyst, of Carrier Infrastructure, ICT Practice, Frost and Sullivan; Prakash Nagpal, Director of Product Strategy of Covad; and John Grady, Director of Product Management of Covad. Mr. Nagpal commented, ”It is important that businesses understand the options available to them. Different types of businesses need different solutions, and VoIP providers must work with each customer to ensure the service they are using gives them the maximum benefit.” Mr. Grady added, ”Advancements in VoIP technology have provided new ways to benefit from the convenience and cost savings of a converged service, as well as the advanced features provided by Covad’s portfolio of VoIP solutions.” Mr. Masud concluded, ”Getting up to speed on VoIP facilitates businesses for growth,” said Sam Masud, principal analyst, Carrier Infrastructure, ICT Practice, Frost and Sullivan. “Covad’s experience as a provider of VoIP for businesses allows participants to understand more clearly how different VoIP solutions can work for them.”
Covad is a nationwide provider of integrated voice and data communications. The company 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 presentation webcast, please visit: www.covad.com/companyinfo/investorrelations.
For more information about Covad, please visit: www.covad.com.