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Galaxy Internet Services, Inc. Awarded Contract for the City of Boston's Internet Service and the Boston Metropolitan Exchange Point

Galaxy Internet Services, Inc. Awarded Contract for the City of Boston's Internet Service and the Boston Metropolitan Exchange P

BOSTON, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Galaxy Internet Services, Inc. (http://www.gis.net/) has been awarded the contract to provide Internet access to the City of Boston and to manage the Boston Metropolitan Exchange Point (MXP) for all data traffic entering and leaving the city. Galaxy will be providing a fiber optic circuit carrying hundreds of megabits of traffic for the City of Boston, and will be responsible for maintaining the network providing the city with connectivity. The Boston Metropolitan Exchange Point will allow local, regional, national Internet providers to exchange traffic, improving Internet access for both the city and the entire region.

According to Bob Carp, Galaxy's president, "Providing the City of Boston with Internet access brings us the ability to offer improved network services, and additional features that we hope to implement over the network that will provide cost savings for the city." Galaxy will take over the current space in City Hall that houses the existing Metropolitan Exchange Point, and will design a network that provides additional capacity for Boston in order to meet the demand for additional Internet services such as improved communications and growth of the City's online services. Carp continues, "The Metropolitan Exchange Point will allow regional and national Internet providers to peer, exchanging traffic and improving Internet service for the whole area."

Galaxy Internet Services Inc. is a privately held Internet service provider based in Newton, Massachusetts. Galaxy has been providing individuals, business, and government with a wide range of Internet and network services for over 10 years. Recently, Galaxy has added Voice over IP (VoIP) for residence and business to its service offering.

For further details, please contact Bob Carp at 617-558-0900 x227.

Galaxy Internet Services, Inc.

CONTACT: Bob Carp of Galaxy Internet Services Inc., +1-617-558-0900 ext.
227, [email protected]

Web site: http://www.gis.net/

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