New World Network connects ARCOS to the NAP of the Americas

Aug. 21, 2001
Aug. 21, 2001--New World Network, a principal owner in the Americas Region Caribbean Optical-ring System (ARCOS), has signed an agreement with Terremark Worldwide Inc. (Amex: TWW), a global facilitator of Internet connectivity and provider of Internet infrastructure and managed services, to be a customer at the NAP of the Americas.

New World Network, a principal owner in the Americas Region Caribbean Optical-ring System (ARCOS), has signed an agreement with Terremark Worldwide Inc. (Amex: TWW), a global facilitator of Internet connectivity and provider of Internet infrastructure and managed services, to be a customer at the NAP of the Americas. The NAP of the Americas is a TerreNAP DataCenter owned and operated by Terremark Worldwide.

New World Network has access to the NAP's carrier-neutral connection point, where carriers and ISPs can establish bilateral and multilateral connections between and among their networks, and a host of managed services. The agreement allows New World Network to interconnect with carriers, ISPs and telecommunications companies, and provides enhanced connectivity to its landing parties in the Caribbean, South and Central America.

New World Network's customers in the region can quickly, easily and cost-effectively provision bandwidth and value-added services through the ARCOS fiber-optic cable network, including landings in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Curacao, Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico.

The NAP of the Americas is a primary channel of Internet traffic from Central and South America and the Caribbean to North America, Europe and Africa. With the addition of New World Network, NAP of the Americas' carriers will gain access to unencumbered connectivity to the Caribbean and Latin American region through the ARCOS cable network. ARCOS cable network customers in North and South America also benefit from cross-connections at the NAP of the Americas.

About New World Network:

New World Network is a carrier's carrier that provides advanced, high- speed bandwidth capacity to telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers. The company's Americas Region Caribbean Optical-ring System (ARCOS) is an undersea broadband fiber-optic cable network connecting the U.S., Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. For more information, visit www.nwncable.com.

About Terremark Worldwide, Inc.:

Terremark Worldwide Inc. (Amex: TWW) provides Internet connectivity and infrastructure and managed services. Terremark is the owner and operator of the carrier-neutral NAP of the Americas, the fifth Tier-1 Network Access Point (NAP). For more information, visit www.terremark.com.

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