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EarthLink Launches Broadband Service in NYC Over Time Warner Cable

EarthLink high speed Internet service now available to approximately 2 million households in New York City area (November 30, 2001)
EarthLink Inc. today announced the launch of EarthLink High Speed Internet service to consumers within the service area of Time Warner Cable of New York City. EarthLink High Speed Internet service is available now to approximately 2 million households in Time Warner Cable's New York City service area.

"Bringing high-speed Internet choice to New York City cable customers for the first time is the culmination of many years of hard work and the cooperation of Time Warner Cable," said Tom Andrus, vice president of products and services at EarthLink.


"Starting today, customers in New York City can enjoy Time Warner Cable's high-speed cable modem Internet service through an expanded choice of ISPs," said Barry Rosenblum, president of Time Warner Cable of New York City. "We're proud to be among the first in the nation to provide consumers more ISP choices with the convenience of a high-speed connection which is almost 50 times faster than dial-up, and never requires dialing-in or waiting."

Initial pricing is $41.95 for speeds up to 2 Mbps downstream and 384 Kbps upstream. It includes all the award-winning features of EarthLink subscribership, including:

-- Eight e-mail addresses, 10-MB Web sites and Personal Start Pages;

-- A free software firewall for security against hackers;

-- All-in-one integrated software, with multi-user support;

-- New York-specific content to help keep up on local news and events;

-- EarthLink Messenger, completely compatible with AOL Instant Messenger;

-- Unlimited access to EarthLink's online Web site builder, Click-N-Build;

-- Roaming access on EarthLink's extensive dialup network;

-- Spaminator anti-spam tool; and

-- bLink printed magazine and eLink electronic newsletter

And soon, EarthLink High Speed Internet can also be combined with EarthLink's Home Networking service to share a single Internet account on multiple computers. For more information about EarthLink High Speed Internet, visit earthlink.net.

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