1000 ISPs Live with 56 Kbps x2 Technology; 3Com Leads 56K|
Market with its End-to-End Solution and Commitment to Standards
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 1997--3Com
Corporation (NASDAQ:COMS) today announced that more than 1000 Internet
Service Providers (ISPs) now offer live 56K(1) x2(TM) technology service to
millions of online subscribers worldwide. One year after its unveiling, 3Com has
established itself as the 56K technology leader. 3Com was the first to market,
first to guarantee a free upgrade to the standard and now is the first to achieve
significant ISP deployment.
Through the more than 1000 ISPs who offer x2 service, 3Com customers now
have local access to x2 Internet services in nearly 4,000 cities across all 50 states
and 33 countries. Internationally, x2 deployment has also gone unmatched with
more than 100 ISPs live in Europe and nearly 60 ISPs live in Asia/Pacific.