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New Carriers for eXchange @ 200 Paul

Carrier Hotels Staff
Posted Mar 1, 2004
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San Francisco carrier hotel and colo provider eXchange @ 200 Paul today announced agreements with two competitive local exchange carriers, Telekenex and Creative Interconnect.

The two San Francisco-area CLECs will build out their networks and locate their Class 5 switches and Internet routers at eXchange @ 200 Paul's San Francisco facility. The deal gives eXchange @ 200 Paul a total of 44 carriers and network providers within its San Francisco and Santa Clara carrier hotel facilities.

Telekenex is currently expanding its service offering to include bundled, hosted and managed solutions. Creative Interconnect, Inc., headquartered in San Carlos, Calif., targets the small and medium-sized business market and local governmental agencies.

"An increasing number of local, regional, national and international network providers are locating within eXchange @ 200 Paul because of our optimal access to key fiber routes, long term stability and growing list of colocation customers that are seeking ideal bandwidth services," said John Wilson, CEO of eXchange @ 200 Paul. "Telekenex and Creative Interconnect are excellent additions to our roster and reinforce our position as one of the nation's leading carrier hotels."

"eXchange @ 200 Paul offers sophisticated telecommunications and network facilities and strong, predictable financial performance, a rarity in any market," said Brandon Chaney, senior vice president, Telekenex. "Locating our equipment and network at 200 Paul Avenue will help insulate us from any regulatory changes and enable us to leverage eXchange @ 200 Paul's enviable list of network provider and colocation customers."

eXchange @ 200 Paul now houses more than 115 colocation customers and 40 Internet and telecommunications service providers including SBC Communications, Verizon GNI, NTT Verio, Qwest Communications, AboveNet, Time Warner Telecom, Global Crossing, XO Communications, WilTel Communications, Tech TV, Reliable Hosting and MessageLabs.

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