Announce Affiliate Relationship
the leading provider of high-speed Internet services via cable
infrastructure, and Jones Intercable, Inc., one of the nations ten
largest cable operators, today announced plans to deliver high-speed
Internet services in key metropolitan markets including an initial
roll out to existing Jones Internet customers in the Washington DC
is planned to begin deployment by the end of 1998. Under terms of the
agreement, which is pending Board approval, Jones Intercable will
were not released.
superior infrastructure for a new age in communications," said Jones
approach, combined with our local broadband network, will ensure our
customers have the fastest most robust Internet service available."
Jones Intercable is rebuilding its cable television systems to
unique broadband national content.
The alliance will position Jones Intercables customers at the
forefront of a new generation of high-speed communications.
Existing Internet customers now served by Jones in Alexandria, Va. and
Eastern Prince William County, Va. are expected to begin conversion to
significant concentration of homes in key metropolitan markets,
enhancing our potential service footprint," said Dean Gilbert, senior
provide a comprehensive multimedia rich solution that meets the
increasing demand for high-speed data services."
has developed a distributed, intelligent network that utilizes
sophisticated caching and replication technologies to create a
high-performance "parallel" Internet and brings the data closer to the
network management, greatly reduce the need for users to traverse the
global Internet for information, reducing Internet "traffic jams" and
dramatically improving network speed and reliability.
Jones Intercable, Inc.
Jones Intercable Inc. is among the nations ten largest multiple
system cable operating companies, serving approximately 1.4 million
customers in 17 states.
Brian M. Trotta
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