Employs 60 GHz and free-space optics to deliver 100-Mbit/s Internet access to businesses in Miami

April 17, 2001

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MIAMI, Fla. -- e-xpedient/CAVU, Inc. announces the firstcommercial network using free-space optics (FSO) and 60 GHz broadbandfixed-wireless radios. e-xpedient delivers 100 megabit-per-second (Mbps)broadband Internet service, solving the "last mile" problem in Miami, FLwith a wholly-owned-and-deployed IP-only Metropolitan Area Network (MAN).The network delivers true broadband service to end-user businesses withaffordable pricing packages from $100 - $5,500 and up per month. Customerscan instantly activate, provision and prepay for service with CAVU'se-xpedient fully automated electronic billing and payment system. Customersdon't have to wait for a technician to install their service. CAVU'se-xpedient packages its service so that every customer receives 100 Mbpsspeed regardless of how much they use the service.

The first customers in Miami have enthusiastically embraced this newservice. Says Alex Kurkin, partner, Pathman & Lewis, "We weren't evenlooking to change providers, but e-xpedientSM's service sounded too good toignore. I was very skeptical, so much so that I chose to maintain our formerservice as a back up. e-xpedient did perform, and as we experienced noproblems with e-xpedient, I canceled our other service in two weeks. Byswitching to e-xpedient we were able to substantially increase our Internetspeed and get more voice lines out of our T1 without increasing our cost."


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