Covad Brings T1 to New Markets
The broadband services provider has expanded its high-speed offering into ten new metropolitan markets.Covad Communications Group, Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has expanded its high-speed Internet business services into ten new metropolitan markets. The Santa Clara, Calif. provider of broadband services for small- to medium-sized businesses said it is now offering its "TeleXtend" brand of T1 service in Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, the combined marketplace of Kansas City, Kan. and Kansas City, Mo., New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh, N.C., Sacramento, Calif., San Diego and Washington.
The new service is available at three choices of speeds: 384 Kbps, 768 Kbps, and 1.5 Mbps. Prices start at $449 per month for a two-year contract after rebate for the 384 Kbps service, and run to $749 per month at the high end. Service includes Internet access, e-mail, Web hosting and remote dial-up. Added services such as the TeleDefend Firewall and Firewall with VPN are available for an additional charge.