BellSouth Simplifies its Broadband Pricing Structure.
July 19, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BellSouth Simplifies its Broadband Pricing Structure
-- Will Deliver Affordable Pricing Customers Can Count On --
BellSouth announced today that, effective Monday, July 25, 2005, it will simplify the pricing structure of its residential BellSouth® FastAccess® DSL services.
New residential customers of FastAccess DSL Lite, which provides downstream speeds up to 256Kbps and upstream speeds up to 128Kbps, can order the service for $24.95 per month. New FastAccess DSL Ultra customers, who receive downstream speeds up to 1.5Mbps and upstream speeds up to 256Kbps, will receive the service for $32.95 per month. New customers of FastAccess DSL Xtreme, featuring downstream speeds up to 3Mbps and upstream speeds up to 384Kbps, can order the service for $42.95 per month.
In addition, BellSouth will no longer charge residential customers a service activation fee and will reduce the price of its modems and gateways to $75. Shipping and handling charges will be eliminated and customers will be given the option to pay for their modem or gateway in 10 monthly installments of $7.50, or receive it free (after rebate) if they order online.
BellSouth offers FastAccess DSL for both consumer and business customers. Consumers and businesses interested in FastAccess DSL Internet service can find more information online at www.fastaccess.com or by calling 1-888-321-ADSL.
About BellSouth Corporation
BellSouth Corporation is a Fortune 100 communications company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. BellSouth has joint control and 40 percent ownership of Cingular Wireless, the nation's largest wireless voice and data provider with more than 50 million customers.
Backed by award winning customer service, BellSouth offers the most comprehensive and innovative package of voice and data services available in the market. Through BellSouth Answers®, residential and small business customers can bundle their local and long distance service with dial-up and high-speed DSL Internet access, satellite television and Cingular® Wireless service. For businesses, BellSouth provides secure, reliable local and long distance voice and data networking solutions. BellSouth also offers online and directory advertising through BellSouth® RealPages.com® and The Real Yellow Pages®.
BellSouth believes that diversity and fostering an inclusive environment are critical in maintaining a competitive advantage in today's global marketplace. More information about BellSouth can be found at www.bellsouth.com.