Appalachian Network Services, Inc. Internet Division Is Now 3dB Wireless Inc.!
The Internet Service division of Appalachian Network Services has been aquired by 3db Wireless Incorporated. In an effort to bring enhanced performance and higher speed Internet services to our community, we sought out a company that has the resources and infrastructure to bring faster, dedicated bandwidth to Yancey County, directly from Asheville. What this means to you is that the Internet service you have been enjoying will now be more consistantly available at peak times and additional higher data rate access plans are now available, such as 5 megabit service and faster upload capability. There will be minor changes to the pricing on various plans after the transition is complete in order to bring the price schedules in line with wireless industry standard pricing. These price changes will be in effect by January 1, 2012. All customers are immediately able to convert to higher speed plans upon request. Some new plans, specifically the more specialized plans may require a different higher performance radio transmitter to replace your existing older technology transmitter. Luckily the newer transmitters are much lower priced and easier to replace or service.
I would also like to take a moment to tell you a little about the company that will now be serving all of your Internet needs. 3db Wireless started in Waynesville, NC in 2009 and has quickly grown to cover 13 cities in WNC with hundreds of customers. They are a High Performance Wireless Internet Service Provider that has a more direct connection to the Internet backbone and they are not reliant on wired network providers. 3dB Wireless specializes in providing Internet to people outside the coverage area of the Cable and DSL providers. 3dB is a locally owned and owner funded, for profit company, that is not affiliated with any government funding or initiatives. Their contact information is now on our website and their existing website with pricing information is at http://www.3dbwireless.com and their toll free number is 1-888-788-4059.
We are working closely with 3db Wireless to ensure that this transition is as seamless as possible and look forward to the continued relationship between our companies.