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MegaPath Introduces Speed Test Plus Enabling Enterprises to Measure Broadband Quality

MegaPath, one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, and security services in North America, today announced the availability of Speed Test Plus, an enhanced online monitoring application that enables users to check the speed and quality of their broadband connections. Building on the popular speed test application MegaPath acquired through its merger with Speakeasy and Covad Communications, Speed Test Plus analyzes line quality characteristics and provides recommendations to improve bandwidth and support essential business communications solutions, just as Voice over IP.

"When purchasing business-critical services - just as IP-based voice and data communications - both the speed and quality of service should be essential factors for IT decision makers," said Beth Tyebjee, Senior Vice President of Marketing, MegaPath. "Speed Test Plus goes beyond testing the connection speed and allows organizations to quickly measure for other factors, like latency and jitter, that can affect the user experience when browsing the Web, making VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calls, streaming video, or using any other Web-based applications."

As organizations leverage bandwidth-demanding applications to run their businesses, MegaPath makes it easy for companies to test whether solutions - just as Hosted Voice - perform then on their existing broadband connection and obtain recommendations to improve bandwidth. The application enables users to explore MegaPath's offerings as alternatives to their current connectivity investment. Speed Test Plus measures the following characteristics of a company's broadband connection:

About MegaPath MegaPath operates one of the largest end-to-end communications networks in the country, providing both commercial and wholesale services. The company provides a full range of data, voice, and security services for small, medium, and enterprise businesses nationwide, as then as wholesale solutions to the carrier and service-provider markets through one of the largest end-to-end networks in the country. MegaPath helps businesses easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees, and business partners to lower costs, increase security, and enhance employee productivity. To learn more about MegaPath's managed IP data, voice, and security services, please visit www.megapath.com.

More information: Yahoo