CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neutral Tandem, Inc. (Nasdaq:TNDM), a leading provider of global interconnection services, today announced the participation of Business Only Broadband (BOB) in its Ethernet Exchange. Surendra Saboo, President and COO at Neutral Tandem, stated, "We're excited to have BOB join our exchange as the first fixed broadband wireless Ethernet service provider. Since we're also a customer of BOB , we have experienced the value of their solution first hand."
BOB provides scalable Ethernet services throughout the Chicagoland and New York City Metro areas. "We are uniquely positioned to offer extended reach, quick installation, and network diversity for customers that have immediate and mission critical networking needs. The Ethernet Exchange allows us to better serve our customers while giving the other exchange participants the opportunity to take full advantage of our flexibility, network diversity and speed to market," said Alan Rosenberg, CEO of BOB.
Neutral Tandem's Ethernet Exchange provides Ethernet service providers with a more efficient and simplified method of interconnecting on a one-to-many basis. Utilizing Neutral Tandem's Ethernet Exchange service solves the complex technical and business challenges traditionally tied to interconnecting to multiple service providers on a one-on-one basis. In addition, Ethernet service providers can virtually connect to multiple access providers in several markets through a single connection to the Neutral Tandem Ethernet Exchange.