WilTel enhances private line service

TULSA, Okla. (March 8, 1995) -- WilTel, a wholly owned subsidiary of LDDS Communications, is enhancing its WilNet international private-line service.

The most recent WilNet enhancements include "End-To-End" service type option, and the incorporation of WilNet service to Canada as an integrated part of the growing WilTel international private-line network offering. WilNet is a family of dedicated telecommunications services supporting digital communications from 9.6 Kbps to 45 Mbps.

Customers use international WilNet private- line services to carry intra-company communications between their U.S. and foreign office locations. This traffic may contain data, voice, facsimile, video or image communications. The addition of the WilNet End-To-End service type ensures every international WilNet customer specialized installation and maintenance services featuring single point of responsibility for ordering, installation and on going support.

A distinct benefit of the End-To-End service type option is that customers do not have to invest resources to manage the task of dealing with multiple vendors in order to get a circuit installed on time. Also, if problems are experienced, a single contact resolves the problem, saving the customer time and energy. "The End-To-End service type enhancement guarantees international WilNet customers an efficient, dependable avenue through which to order international private-line services," said French Scott, WilTel international product manager. "And going hand-in-hand with the easy, single-point ordering capability is a very reliable system service guarantee."

Private-line configurations to Canada include WilNet End-To-End services at 9.6, 19.2 and 56 Kbps, as well as DS-1 with digital access and WilNet 56 Kbps with VF access. is a very important part of our international telecommunications service network said Shaunna Hjelm WilTel Canadian product manager. goal to offer quality services at competitive prices for customers.

WilTel recently announced international WilNet private-line service with Traditional half-circuit and 3C (Complete Circuit Coordination) service types availability to more than 50 countries worldwide, and was one of the first interexchange carriers to offer direct-dial telecommunications service to Cuba.

WilTel is a full-service telecommunications company that offers domestic and international data, voice and video products to carriers and large business customers. WilTel operates a nationwide digital fiber-optic network for its parent company, LDDS, which is one of the four largest U.S.-based long-distance carriers. The shares of LDDS Communications, Inc., trade on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol LDDS.