RealTime IT News Pick Up Tycho Networks

Digital Subscriber Line provider Inc. Friday acquired Tycho Networks Inc.

Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., Tycho provides Internet access throughout the central coast of California. (DSLN) paid approximately $2.1 million in cash for ISP.

David F. Struwas, president and chief executive officer, said the acquisition provides with a key presence in the West Coast.

"Tycho's emphasis on small and medium sized businesses fits perfectly into's strategy," Struwas said. "This acquisition gives us an immediate presence in the California market and, most importantly, adds a great group of people with exceptional Internet and engineering experience to the team." is currently deploying equipment in central offices throughout Tycho's service area, which will allow it to offer enhanced Internet services to Tycho's customers.

As a result of the acquisition, augments its Internet connectivity by acquiring Tycho's 94 private peering relationships at MAE West, PAIX, and the Pacific Bell Network Access Point.

Based in New Haven, Conn., is a data communications and Internet access provider using digital subscriber line technology to offer high-speed Internet access solutions to small businesses. As of September, the company had installed equipment capable of serving DSL access in 52 U.S. cities.