Springfield, IL – June 5, 2013 — Today ANPI announced a partnership with Western Independent Networks, Inc. (WIN) of Tualatin, Oregon that is designed to bring together the fiber network resources of WIN with the product and service resources of ANPI. With this partnership all companies connected to the WIN fiber network in Washington and Oregon will have access to dedicated toll, tandem switching and emerging Hosted Unified Communications services from ANPI.
“WIN is looking forward to offering expanded services through our fiber network which increases the value proposition for all who connect to it,” shared WIN CEO, Bill Macfarlane. “Our customers will have immediate access to dedicated toll services and tandem access in addition to the opportunity in the near future for services such as the ANPI Hosted Solution. Partnering with ANPI aligns well with WIN’s mission to be the premier Content Distribution Network (CDN) in the Northwest and establish our partners, customers and business affiliates as the provider of choice in their market areas.”
“WIN’s robust footprint of fiber and Ethernet connectivity enabling access to metro and rural communities of Oregon and Washington is an ideal partnership for ANPI. We have made significant investments in technology and staff to create a very unique set of capabilities and an operating position tailored to reinvigorate the growth prospects for the Independent community,” stated ANPI CEO, Dave Lewis. “WIN leverages the networks of their twenty-five shareholder companies to provide reliable, best-in-class telecommunications products and services. ANPI is clearly committed to the Independent community, and are very excited about the services we are collaboratively designing with our partners to ensure a successful go to market strategy and experience.”