Note to editors: NEARNET and BARRNET
are service marks of BBN Internet Services Corp.
The NEARNET, BARRNET, and SURAnet operations comprise more than 1,000 business, government, academic, and medical institutions in 22 states and the District of Columbia.
We have long enjoyed a productive relationship with the NEARNET and BARRNET staff -- a relationship that has been characterized by tremendous mutual respect.
EDUCATION FIRST Participating Vendors and Providers Adtran America Online Apple Computer Ascend Communications AT&T BBN BARRNET
BT Visual Images CERFnet Cisco Combinet Compression Labs DigiBoard Gandalf Systems IBM Intel Internex MCI NASA NEC America Netcom Network Express NRC (through Computer Plus) Performance Systems International (PSI) PictureTel Shiva Sony Electronics Sprint The Internet Connection Tone Commander
Through its BARRNET
and NEARNET service areas, BBN will be Cisco's primary provider of high-bandwidth Internet connectivity.
In August, we acquired BARRNET
, the leading provider of Internet access in Northern California and we also expanded our NEARNET service from New England to metropolitan New York.
Gudonis said, "BBN Internet Services Corporation, through its NEARNET and BARRNET
operations, has already established itself as a premier domestic provider of Internet services.