HyperCube Increases Capacity in Texas with Support of Alpheus Fiber Optic Network

Houston, Texas (December 10, 2009)

HOUSTON – Alpheus Communications, operator of an extensive fiber optic network across Texas, and HyperCube, LLC, a premier provider of local and national tandem services to carriers across the United States, today announced that HyperCube has selected Alpheus to provide critical network services to further enhance HyperCube’s growing volume of voice traffic.

HyperCube, whose customers include the nation’s largest wireless and wireline network operators, will employ Alpheus’ high speed and cost efficient optical network to deliver traffic between HyperCube’s existing long distance core network and carrier customers in the Texas metropolitan areas.  Alpheus provides an extensible transport solution which HyperCube will leverage to extend reach and add capacity across the state.  As HyperCube continues to expand its product set, this solution allows further growth into applications and services that require additional network capacity.

“This partnership with Alpheus will allow HyperCube to continue to provide efficient, reliable and cost effective telecommunications services to customers with end users in the major urban areas of Texas,” said Doug Davis, CTO for HyperCube.  “Alpheus’ first rate regional connectivity enhances our nationwide network and will allow us to continue to offer our customers significant savings over traditional networks.”

“HyperCube and Alpheus have very complementary capabilities.  HyperCube is a perfect customer for us and we look forward to providing this fast growing company with cost effective high speed connections for years to come,” said Chip Robertson, VP of Carrier Sales.

About Alpheus Communications

Alpheus is a provider of telecommunications and data center services for enterprises and carriers. As the competitive fiber backbone for Metro Texas, Alpheus is in a unique position to supply resilient data center platforms as well as support services that help businesses harden and optimize their information technology.  Alpheus serves enterprise customers in the Healthcare, Energy, Banking, IT and Legal fields.

As an optical network provider for backhaul, transport and outsourced fault management service, Alpheus is flexible, content neutral and responsive to customer needs.  It delivers metro transport to end-user buildings, cell sites, carrier hotels, microwave relay points, and Wi-Fi hotspots. Alpheus is a joint venture between Genesis Park, LP, a Houston-based private equity firm and El Paso Corporation, a Fortune 500 energy company.   For more information, visit www.alpheuscommunications.com.

About HyperCube LLC

HyperCube, LLC is a leading provider of local and national tandem switching services to wireless, wireline, cable and VoIP carriers.   HyperCube operates a comprehensive national network, which provides an alternative to and significant savings over traditional networks.   HyperCube’s network is highly flexible, and allows carriers to customize traffic routing and reduce costs.  HyperCube is well positioned to capitalize on significant growth in wireless traffic volumes and in the technology convergence to IP-based telephony as a neutral, unaffiliated carrier.

To learn more about HyperCube, please visit www.hypercube-llc.com.

Alpheus Contact:
Chip Robertson
Vice President of Carrier Sales, Alpheus Communications
(713) 336 6500
HyperCube Media Contacts:
Kelly Sullivan / Tim Lynch
Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
(212) 355 4449