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DSL.net Teams With iBEAM Broadcasting to Deliver Streaming Content

Score another customer win for iBEAM (http://www.ibeam.com). DSL.net, Inc. a provider of DSL connectivity, announced that it has partnered with iBEAM to deploy iBEAM's MaxCaster media serving systems for distributing streaming content.

"Delivering high-performance broadband content to our business customersis one of DSL.net's top priorities," said David Struwas, president and chiefexecutive officer of DSL.net. "Our relationship with iBEAM furthers ourbusiness by leveraging our DSL-based network with content that bypasses thecongestion of the Internet allowing our business customers to truly realizethe potential of their broadband connections."

DSL.net provides broadband connections for small- and medium-sized businesses, primarily in Tier II and Tier III markets across the country. With the iBEAM deal, DSL.net is primed to begin offering broadband streaming media content.

"By installing MaxCaster media serving systems in DSL.net's network, iBEAMdelivers end users high-fidelity streaming media content directly from Pointsof Presence (POPs)," said Peter B. Desnoes, president and CEO of iBEAM. "Thisimproves DSL.net's business users' experience by eliminating the degradationin streaming performance that can occur when content is forced to travelthrough the many nodes that comprise the Internet."

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