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EarthLink Appoints David B. Zimmer as SVP of Carrier Services

ATLANTA, April 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EarthLink (EarthLink Holdings Corp.), (NASDAQ:ELNK), a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences, today announced the appointment of David B. Zimmer as SVP Carrier Services. Zimmer will provide leadership and oversight to the Carrier Business Unit, with full P&L responsibilities across the Carrier, Transport and Wholesale businesses.

Zimmer comes to EarthLink with over 20 years of experience in the technology space, serving in progressively senior roles at MCI, Con Edison, and Level 3 Communications, where he spent 13 years. In his most recent role at Level 3, Zimmer served as Vice President of Sales, Wholesale Markets, where he was promoted to evolve and energize Level 3’s Cable segment as well as its International, Wireless and Regional Service Provider segments. Adept in collaboratively creating and implementing multi-channel, global revenue growth strategies, Zimmer will use his experience and skill-set to continue the growth trajectory of the Carrier Business Unit.

“We are excited to welcome David Zimmer to EarthLink,” commented John Dobbins, EVP Network Services, EarthLink. “With David’s extensive experience in leadership roles in the Carrier, Wholesale and Transport market, I am confident he will take the Carrier Business Unit to new heights and be invaluable to EarthLink’s growth as a leading network services provider.”

“EarthLink is relentlessly focused on enabling customers with innovative solutions and priority support,” said Zimmer. “Our Wavelength, Managed Fiber, and deeply deployed TDM products – with nationwide reach for VPN, Ethernet and Internet – offer buyers of North American wholesale capacity a portfolio of densely deployed, uniquely routed options. All competitively priced, with rapid delivery, too. It’s a great offering for today’s market and I’m thrilled to work with our customers to take their networks further.”

About EarthLink
EarthLink (EarthLink Holdings Corp.), (NASDAQ:ELNK) is a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences in a cloud connected world. We help thousands of multi-location businesses securely establish critical connections in the cloud. Our solutions for cloud and hybrid networking, security and compliance, and unified communications provide the cost-effective performance and agility to serve customers anytime, anywhere, via any channel, or any device. We operate a nationwide network spanning 29,000+ fiber route miles, with 90 metro fiber rings and secure data centers that provide ubiquitous data and voice IP coverage. To learn why thousands of specialty retailers, restaurants, franchisors, financial institutions, healthcare providers, professional service firms, local governments, residential consumers and other carriers choose to connect with us, visit us at www.earthlink.com, @earthlink, on LinkedIn and Google+.

Media Randi Drinkwater 404-709-3404 randi.drinkwater@elnk.com

Source:EarthLink Holdings Corp.