Alpheus Communications and 360networks Execute Agreement to Expand Their Networks

HOUSTON, February 17, 2011:  Alpheus Communications, operator of an extensive Texas fiber network, today announced an important new relationship with 360networks.  Alpheus will supply 360networks with last mile connectivity in the Texas market while 360networks provides reliable connectivity deep into the western United States.

“We are excited to add 360networks to our list of national suppliers,” said Chip Robertson, Alpheus’ Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Alpheus represents a good fit for 360networks, expanding our VoIP and Local Access footprint into Houston, Austin and San Antonio,” said Rick Coma, 360networks Senior Vice President.  “We look forward to working together.”

For more information, please contact Chip Robertson at 713-336-6500 or visit us at www.alpheuscommunications.com.

About Alpheus Communications

Alpheus is a provider of bandwidth and data center services for carrier and enterprise customers. Alpheus delivers high speed Direct Internet Access and dedicated metro transport to end-user buildings, cell sites, carrier hotels, microwave relay points, and Wi-Fi hotspots.  With owned facilities in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley, Alpheus is flexible, content neutral and responsive to customer needs when low-latency and uptime are essential. As the competitive fiber backbone for Metro Texas, Alpheus is in a unique position to support mission-critical information technology functions, Software as a Service (SAAS) and cloud computing solutions through resilient SAS 70 compliant data center platforms for collocation and disaster recovery.

About 360networks

360networks is a full service wholesale provider of VoIP, Private Line Transport, IP, and Local Access (T1/DS3) services, on its wholly-owned fiber optic backbone.  Its facilities-based network provides deep coverage, spanning over 17,200 miles to tier 1 to 4 western U.S. markets (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming).  Financially stable and a CLEC in 36 states, 360networks enables the nation’s voice, data and web-based application and service providers to quickly pursue next generation strategies, migrate from legacy networks, grow into new markets and services, and increase network diversity. www.360networks.com