Broadwing signs agreement with Allegiance Telecom

October 26, 2001--Broadwing Communications has entered into a multi-year agreement with Allegiance Telecom, Inc. to provide 2.5-Gbit lightwave services, connecting eight of the carrier's major metropolitan markets.

October 26, 2001--Broadwing Communications has entered into a multi-year agreement with Allegiance Telecom, Inc. to provide 2.5-Gbit lightwave services, connecting eight of the carrier's major metropolitan markets.

Broadwing's lightwave services, available on its all-optical network, provide improved capacity, speed, and performance compared to traditional legacy networks.

"It was important for us to find a company with both financial stability and the ability to deliver an immense amount of bandwidth capacity," said Dan Yost, president and chief operating officer of Allegiance Telecom, a facilities-based integrated communications provider. "After looking at other providers, Broadwing was the best answer."

Broadwing's all-optical switched network enables lit capacity that can be delivered on short frames, giving customers bandwidth when and where they need it.

A subsidiary of integrated communications company Broadwing Inc., Broadwing Communications provides voice, data, and Internet solutions over its 18,500-mile, intelligent, all-optical, switched network and IP backbone. For more information, visit www.broadwing.com.

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