Profile: Earthlink Holdings Corp (ELNK.OQ)
28 Sep 2016
EarthLink Holdings Corp., incorporated on December 3, 2013, is a provider of managed network, security and cloud services to business and residential customers in the United States. The Company provides a range of data, voice and managed network services to retail and wholesale business customers. The Company's segments are Enterprise/Mid-Market, Small Business, Carrier/Transport and Consumer Services. The Company operates a network of approximately 29,000 route miles of fiber and over 90 metro fiber rings that provide data and voice Internet Protocol (IP) service coverage.
The Company's Enterprise/Mid-Market segment provides a range of data, voice and managed network services to distributed multi-site business customers. The Company offers a range of managed network services to business customers, including MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS), which provides customers a private IP-based network to transfer voice, video and data between locations; Internet Protocol Security for Virtual Private Networks (IPsec VPN), which is a managed wide area network (WAN) solution that uses the public Internet, along with data encryption and professional expertise, to securely connect customers' locations across networks, and wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) and Analytics, which provides customers private and public wireless networks at their locations and gathers business intelligence on customer activity. The Company provides a range of voice services to business customers, including Hosted Voice and Hosted Contact Center; session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking, which provides an IP-based solution for customers that own and operate switching equipment on their own premises; integrated voice and data solutions using IP-based connectivity over TI, cable or Ethernet, and local, long-distance and related features over traditional copper lines. It offers a range of managed security services and solutions that can mitigate risks and support the security and compliance requirements of its customers. Its services include Threat Management and Defense, Security Diagnostics, Managed Firewalls, PCI Compliance Solutions and Secure Remote Access. It offers a range of managed cloud services and solutions to help its business customers build the optimum cloud infrastructure for their specific requirements. Its services include Managed Cloud and Managed Infrastructure. It offers professional services to help customers design a right-sized WAN and implement the secure solutions for their business. Its services include evaluating WAN, security and compliance needs; cloud migration; cloud vendor selection, and configuration of on-premises equipment and systems. It also offers custom site surveys and quick location turn-up services.
The Company's Small Business segment provides a range of data, voice and managed network services to small, often single-site business customers. The Company offers a range of access types at speeds up to one gigabyte, e-mail account management and anti-virus protection. The Company offers a range of voice services to small business customers, including local, long-distance and toll free over traditional copper lines and hosted voice services. The Company offers data networking services to its small business customers designed to guarantee performance and security for businesses with multiple locations. Its services include MPLS and IPsec VPN.
The Company's Carrier/Transport segment provides transmission capacity and other data, voice and managed network services to telecommunications carriers and large enterprises. The Company offers wholesale local access services that include local loop access, integrated T1, Ethernet and MPLS service with a full range of access solutions including T1, Ethernet, cable and digital subscriber line (DSL). Its customer include cloud service providers, inter-exchange carriers, wireless carriers, including incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs), competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), Internet service providers (ISPs), Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers, resellers, content and social media providers and cable companies. The Company offers network transport services to communication service providers, carriers and content and media and application providers. Its services include Lit Wave Transport, Private Line, Dark Fiber and Managed Transport that allow its customers to transport the traffic of their end user or wholesale customers across its local and intercity backbone network, including bandwidth speeds ranging from 1.5 megabits per second (Mbps) to 8 terabytes Per Second (Tbps).
The Company's Consumer Services segment provides Internet access and related services to residential customers. The Company offers dial-up and high-speed Internet access with a range of content and features. The Company provides high-speed access services over cable and DSL at various speeds. The Company offers ancillary services sold as add-on features to its Internet access services, such as security products, premium e-mail only, home networking and e-mail storage, among others. The Company offers free and fee-based services to both subscribers and non-subscribers.
The Company competes with AT&T, CenturyLink, Inc., Verizon Communications Inc., Global Capacity, Level 3 Communications Inc., Windstream Holdings, Inc., XO Communications, Charter Communications, Inc., Comcast Corporation, Cox Communications, Inc., Time Warner Cable, Zayo, AOL, Microsoft Network, United Online, Inc., Google and Yahoo!.
Earthlink Holdings Corp
1170 Peachtree St NE Ste 900
ATLANTA GA 30309-7706