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PANGAEA Internet’s Dramatic Growth Reflected in New Website

October 7, 2008 – Tryon, NC
Contacts: Ron Walters (828-817-0863), Stu Davidson (828-817-2919)

Tryon, NC, October 7, 2008 – PANGAEA, a non-profit business of e-Polk, Inc., has achieved dramatic growth in 2008. That growth is detailed in the new web site,

The web site accomplishes three main goals. First, it clearly describes PANGAEA’s non profit mission: To build an open and cost effective fiber optic network and infrastructure to deliver affordable high-speed Internet connectivity to enhance economic development, improve the quality of life, and create a broad platform of innovation for rural western North Carolina.

Second, it describes the scope of the PANGAEA network and customer base. The fiber optic network is now 120 miles long and extends throughout Polk and Rutherford Counties, North Carolina. Thirty four customers representing more than 75 locations are realizing the positive impact of this community owned network.

Last, the web site describes how PANGAEA service quality is second to none. Customer feedback is sprinkled throughout the site. Comments like:

“Stimulus for the economic growth of the entire region”

“Far superior in speed to DSL and more reliable”

“A huge benefit, our students now can compete”

“The best thing is the cost savings” “No comparison”

“Very satisfied” “Impressive” WOW!

The PANGAEA “Internet at the Speed of Light” network acts as a low cost, high speed, internet umbilical cord supplying vital bandwidth nutrients to the economic health of the region. Please call us or visit to see how we are impacting health care, government agencies, schools and colleges, other non profits, and businesses throughout the region.