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Deltacom Expands Infinera Southeastern Network
Feb 25, 2008 (10:02 AM EST)


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITC^DeltaCom, Inc. , a leading provider of integrated communications services to customers in the southeastern United States, today announced the expansion of its Infinera Digital Optical Network into Crestview, Florida and Columbus, Georgia.

Under its Interstate FiberNet carrier division, Deltacom responded to customer demand for high bandwidth services in new locations by quickly deploying additional equipment to support the delivery of 1Gbps, 2.5Gbps and 10Gbps point-to-point circuits. Deltacom's availability of collocation, native Ethernet access and equipment-based Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) access to the Infinera network enables even greater reach for high bandwidth customer solutions.

"Infinera's technology provides the engineering simplicity and rapid delivery of modules that make it possible to quickly and reliably respond to customer demand," said Jim O'Brien, Deltacom's Executive Vice President of Operations. "The Crestview node was deployed and multiple 2.5Gbps wave services were delivered to our customer in under 30 days."

The company plans to deploy additional equipment and services in Tallahassee, Florida in the second quarter of 2008.

ABOUT ITC^DELTACOM, INC.

ITC^DeltaCom, Inc. ("ITC^DeltaCom") headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, provides, through its operating subsidiaries, integrated telecommunications and technology services to businesses and consumers in the southeastern United States. ITC^DeltaCom has a fiber optic network spanning approximately 14,500 route miles, including more than 11,000 route miles of owned fiber, and offers a comprehensive suite of voice and data communications services, including local, long distance, broadband data communications, Internet connectivity, and customer premise equipment to end-user customers. ITC^DeltaCom is one of the largest competitive telecommunications providers in its primary eight- state region. ITC^DeltaCom has interconnection agreements with BellSouth, Verizon, SBC, CenturyTel and Sprint for resale and access to unbundled network elements and is a certified competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) in Arkansas, Texas, Virginia and all nine BellSouth states. For more information about ITC^DeltaCom, visit ITC^DeltaCom's Web site at http://www.deltacom.com .

Investor Contact: Media Contact: Richard E. Fish Lee A. Kimball Chief Financial Officer Senior Vice President, Marketing 256-382-3827 919-863-7149 richard.fish@deltacom.com

CONTACT: Investor, Richard E. Fish, Chief Financial Officer, richard.fish@deltacom.com+1-256-382-3827, , or Media, Lee A. Kimball,Senior Vice President, Marketing, +1-919-863-7149,, both of ITC^DeltaCom, Inc.

Web site: http://www.deltacom.com/