will install AB-Access subscriber units -- each the size of a laptop computer -- on the side of multi-tenant apartment buildings.
Using AB-Access, Fuzion and I3S
will deliver Internet access at speeds up to 25 megabits per second -- up to 400 times faster than dial-up service over a 56K modem.
Under an initial $100 million, five-year contract, AB-Access will be used by I3S
These statistics bode very well for the agreement between GTE and I3S
According to Jim Price, President and CEO of I3S
, "In the fall of 1995 -- as a natural extension of our systems integration core competency -- we made a strategic decision to become an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to provide turn-key solutions to our customers.
InReach Internet, I3S
, Reach Communications, and Advanced Radio Telecom Corp.
com; or Thon Morse of I3S
, 972-650-6900, or thon@amplify.
15 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the current deployment of a nationwide backbone, I3S
provides high-speed data service to residential consumers and commercial enterprises using a variety of broadband Internet technologies and applications, such as two-way cable television systems.
Based in Irving, Texas, I3S
is a leading provider of broadband data services to residential communities across the nation, with more than 1.
national backbone provides Internet connectivity to users through existing on-property cable coaxial infrastructure or via DSL technology using existing copper plants.
project follows launches of the Quality Enabling Software Technologies (Quest) in July 1996 and the Object Infrastructure Project in September 1996.