EPIK Communications to provide AT&T with OC-48 capacity on its Southeast network

Sept. 10, 2001
Sept. 10, 2001--EPIK will provide AT&T Wireless with a high-capacity circuit (OC-48) on its Southeast network for a minimum of four years.

EPIK Communications Incorporated (EPIK), the telecommunications subsidiary of Florida East Coast Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FLA, FLA.b) (FECI), announced it has signed a contract with AT&T Wireless worth approximately $9 million. EPIK will provide AT&T Wireless with a high-capacity circuit (OC-48) on its Southeast network for a minimum of four years.

EPIK provides bandwidth services on a high-speed, high-capacity OC-192c (10 Gbps) backbone network. This DWDM (dense wave division multiplexing) network currently connects 11 major Southeast markets, including Atlanta, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and Miami. EPIK's bandwidth services offer customers reliability, performance, and security backed by EPIK's fast provisioning and strong commitment to provide quality services.

About EPIK Communications:

EPIK Communications, a carriers' carrier, has lit a 1,850-mile regional fiber network in the Southeastern United States. EPIK's Southeast network features a dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) IP-on-Wave OC-192c (10Gbps) backbone. For more information, visit www.epik.net.

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