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About Enron Broadband Services
Enron Broadband Services (EBS) delivers the intelligent platform for the emerging Net economy: the Enron Intelligent Network™, which is a Pure IP™ broadband overlay to the Internet. We also provide rich multimedia ePower™ application services that enhance online commerce and communications.
We offer ISPs and content providers a range of bandwidth transport solutions that enable businesses to scale capacity quickly to handle high traffic and high bit rate needs. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Enron Corp. (NYSE:ENE), Enron Broadband Services is headquartered in Portland, OR and has offices in Houston, New York and London.
Our vision is to create an intelligent network platform that is optimized to deliver high-bandwidth products and services quickly and effectively, enhancing the way people conduct business online. Optimized for data and with intelligence designed directly into the network layer, the Enron Intelligent Network extends beyond the classic definitions of a static infrastructure of fibers, switches and billing systems. The Enron Intelligent Network is a dynamic communications environment designed to optimize high-bandwidth ePower application services.
Together, the Enron Intelligent Network and the ePower™ application services it delivers will extend and redefine the capabilities of the public Internet. We’re revolutionizing the types of information that can be efficiently sent and received, enabling businesses to communicate and collaborate more efficiently and effectively online.
EBS also provides bandwidth transport solutions to enable businesses to scale quickly and easily to meet the demands of high traffic, high bandwidth communications. Our solutions include bandwidth on the commodity market, dark fiber sales, and strategically located windows of fiber, Advanced Fiber Transport Solutions. Enron Broadband Services is delivering the platform for the emerging Net economy. We are rapidly building our Enron Intelligent Network-a global fiber backbone and data network — and furnishing this network with advanced, ePower™ application services for sale via our channel partners. By the year 2000, our backbone will cover approximately 20,000 miles and will carry data, video and multimedia content at speeds up to 10 gigabits-per-second (OC-192).
We serve carriers like Inter Exchange Carriers (IXCs), Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs), Local Exchange Carriers (LECs), wireless data network providers and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Enron Broadband Services serves major content providers and end users who expect more from the Internet. Our ePower™ applications and services are delivered over the most flexible, high-speed, reliable and fault tolerant network available, our Enron Intelligent Network.
Who are the People at Enron Broadband Services?
Our seasoned team of telecommunications, internetworking, and Internet experts come to us from such organizations as MFS/WorldCom, MCI, GTE, Netscape Communications, UUNet, Tektronics, US West Enterprise and Electric Lightwave. We are continuing to add energetic, enthusiastic professionals in all areas of the organization, including network engineering, operations, marketing and sales.