SOURCE: North State Communications

May 09, 2011 08:00 ET

North State Communications Brings a Broadband Blitz to Market

Launches the Fastest Connection for Digital Media in the Region

HIGH POINT, NC--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - North State Communications (NSC), the leading telecommunications provider in the Piedmont Triad region, announced today the launch of Plex Blitz, the fastest and most powerful Internet connection available in the area.

Harnessing the power of North State's advanced fiber optic network, Plex Blitz offers customers blistering download speeds of up to 80 Mbps (megabits per second), and upload speeds of 30 Mbps; up to six times faster than other local offerings.

Increasing demand for online entertainment has been the driving force behind bandwidth-hungry streaming video, music, and social networking, generating a growing need for continually faster Internet speeds. Among the most popular bandwidth-heavy applications are movies and competitive multiplayer online games, both requiring seamless delivery for optimum enjoyment. Plex Blitz powers those and more, allowing multiple users within a home to enjoy their individual rich Internet media experiences simultaneously, all at supreme performance.

"Plex Blitz was designed specifically for customers who demand the fastest and most robust connection to their online entertainment," said Royster Tucker, III, COO of North State Communications. "Whether you're looking to achieve elite status in your favorite online game, or planning to enjoy a night full of streaming movies at home -- or both, Plex Blitz is the ultimate solution. It is an all-out rush of power and unbridled speed for Internet enthusiasts."

Plex Blitz is available as a $20 upgrade to Plex 30/30 users.

Information for subscribing to Plex Blitz is available by calling 336-886-PLEX, and at www.northstate.net.

About North State Communications
North State Communications (NSC) is a telecommunications and technology solutions company serving North Carolina's Piedmont Triad region. NSC offers wireline and mobile voice and data services that enable consumers and businesses of all sizes to connect, communicate and collaborate without limitations. The company delivers the ultimate broadband Internet and entertainment experience across an all-digital fiber-to-the-home network under its PLEX brand; offers the nation's most advanced mobile connectivity and leading wireless devices through a joint arrangement with AT&T; and provides a wide array of innovative business communication services. NSC's headquarters are in High Point, NC.

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