AGL Networks Earns Right To Offer Telecommunications Services Throughout Georgia

AGL Networks, LLC yesterday received the right to offer telecommunication services throughout Georgia. The Public Service Commission unanimously approved the request of AGL Networks to provide Competitive Local Exchange services and install an "unlit" or dark fiber network in Georgia.

With the Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) authority, AGL Networks can begin providing products and services to national telecommunication companies wishing to sell optical transport and network access to businesses and governments throughout Georgia.

"We are extremely pleased with the Commission's decision. It's a win-win for our customers and for Georgians," said Eric Martinez, Vice President of Corporate Development for AGL Networks. "With this authority, our company can now provide its expertise and knowledge to telecommunication companies that seek to offer their customers network access and last mile connectivity."

AGL Networks, LLC is a subsidiary of AGL Resources, Inc. whose principal line of business is in natural gas distribution and retail energy marketing. AGL Networks provides last mile solutions to telecommunication companies in the metropolitan Atlanta area. The company's primary focus is designing, constructing, and managing fiber optics networks. AGL Networks offers conduit leasing, dark fiber leasing, building access and custom network builds. Visit the company's home page address on the Internet .

AGL Resources, Inc. is a regional energy holding company with operations in the Southeast. Atlanta Gas Light Company, the company's principal subsidiary, is the largest natural gas distributor providing delivery service to more than 1.8 million customers in Georgia, Chattanooga, Tennessee (d.b.a. Chattanooga Gas Company) and the Hampton Roads area in Virginia (d.b.a. Virginia Natural Gas Company). Although natural gas distribution is AGL Resources' core business, it also is engaged in other energy-related businesses, including retail energy marketing, and wholesale and retail propane sales. Additional information about AGL Resources can be found online. The company's Internet address is .


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