Unite Private Networks Completes Fiber Optic WAN to the Sedalia School District

February, 25 2008

Kearney, MO (February 25, 2008) – Unite Private Networks (UPN) today announced the completion of a 10 mile Fiber Optic Wide Area Network for the Sedalia School District located in Sedalia, Missouri. The 5 year agreement calls for UPN to provide a fiber based backbone to each of the District’s locations. “The Sedalia School District came to us looking for a competitive solution connecting all of their sites with dedicated fiber across the District. Our value proposition allowed them to significantly improve their bandwidth from the wireless based system they had previously.” said Rob Oyler, Senior Vice President, Business Development for UPN. “The Sedalia School District is an important customer for UPN and we are very pleased we could develop this long-term relationship with them and become a presence in the Sedalia, Missouri area.” UPN specializes in providing high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and related services to schools, government, carriers, data centers and enterprise business customers throughout the United States. Over the past 5 years, UPN revenue has grown by 60% annually. “The Sedalia School District is very impressed with the finished product. We were using a wireless based network previously and our new Fiber network is in a league of its own in terms of volume of data and uptime across our locations. We’re adding another location with them this year.” said Brad Pollitt, Superintendent of Sedalia Schools. “The District is very pleased and would recommend UPN to anybody looking for a robust network, especially someone using wireless today. UPN is providing fiber to all our schools in a cost effective manner at light speeds.” About Unite Private Networks: Unite Private Networks specializes in providing high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and related services to schools, government, carriers, data centers, and enterprise business customers throughout the United States. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, metro optical Ethernet, Internet access, VOIP, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in the Kansas City MO metro area, Unite Private Networks has been providing customer-focused communications solutions since 1999.

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