Jan. 20 -- US LEC Corp. , a telecommunications carrier serving businesses and enterprise organizations throughout the Eastern United States, announced that it is now offering its full suite of voice, data and Internet services in Roanoke and Blacksburg, Virginia.
The US LEC customer base in Virginia, which includes the Washington, DC market, is approaching 3,500 mid-to-large sized business customers, and represents a wide range of medium and large businesses in diverse vertical markets. US LEC now provides voice, data and Internet services to more than 21,000 business customers throughout the Eastern U.S.
"We are pleased to offer business customers in these markets the 'worry- free telecom experience' that our quality services and outstanding post-sale care provides," said Charles Flaherty, regional vice president for US LEC. "Business customers across the state have realized the value of our service, which translates to an increased market penetration throughout Virginia for US LEC. Customers in Roanoke and Blacksburg can truly benefit from having US LEC as their business communications partner."
US LEC began local sales and support operations in Virginia in early 1999. With its first digital switching center in Norfolk, the company expanded to Richmond later in 1999, and then to Northern Virginia to service the greater Washington, DC market in early 2000. In addition, US LEC announced service in Charlottesville in early 2004. US LEC's Virginia markets now include Alexandria-Arlington, Blacksburg, Charlottesville, Fairfax-Vienna, Falls Church-McLean, Fredericksburg, Herndon, Norfolk, Newport News, Petersburg/Hopewell, Richmond, Roanoke, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg, as well as Washington, D.C.