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VailNet/ColoradoNet acquired by Steamboat company

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Vail, CO Colorado

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colorado – Resort Broadband, LLC, Steamboat Springs’ largest locally owned Internet Service Provider, recently announced the acquisition of VailNet/ColoradoNet, which provides high speed Internet, e-mail, web-hosting and portal media services in Eagle and Summit counties. The purchase adds more than 3,000 new customers to Resort Broadband’s customer base.

According to Resort Broadband President Evan Biagi, the purchase is the most recent investment in a decade-long commitment to being at the forefront of Internet connectivity in Colorado.

“We enjoy the challenge of being on the leading edge of technology and the excitement of delivering new services to our customers,” Biagi said. “The addition of VailNet’s assets will allow us to continue this trend, and diversify our customer base. We bring more to the table than just connectivity; it has been our commitment to excellent customer service and innovative solutions that has enabled our consistent growth.”



John Uhley, VailNet’s outgoing vice president of internet services, said the move will benefit VailNet/ColoradoNet customers.

“With the added resources and technology that Resort Broadband brings to the table, customers can look forward to even better service and support in the coming months,” Uhley said.



Resort Broadband plans to continue developing VailNet/ColoradoNet services throughout Eagle and Summit Counties, and supporting its existing customer base. Existing customers will retain the desirable vail.net and colorado.net email addresses.

In addition to the Internet Service Provider operations, Resort Broadband has also acquired the online media components of the vail.net and colorado.net websites.

“This advertising-based component of the company is a unique opportunity to reach many thousands of visitors and to drive revenue to local businesses,” Biagi said. “We are in a hospitality driven market, and using technology to drive business to our customers fits very well with our goal of expanding the company into new areas.”



For more information on Resort Broadband, go to http://www.resortbroadband.com.


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