Eschelon is a competitive services provider founded in 1996. Our focus is on serving small to medium sized businesses. This allows us to focus on a business' needs and design infrastructure and support specifically designed to meet the telecommunication needs of today's business environment. We are a finanically stable company with 2005 revenue of $228 million. In August of 2005, Eschelon went public becoming the first company in our sector to complete an IPO in over five years. Eschelon is listed on the NASDAQ Exchange under the ticker symbol ESCH. Eschelon is currently the #1 or #2 alternative Provider to the local ILEC (Qwest or Verizon) in all of our major markets including Minneapolis/St. Paul, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Phoenix and Salt Lake City. We currently have 23 markets in 8 states. Since 2004, Eschelon has made 3 major acquisitions including Advanced TelCom, Inc. (CA, WA and OR), Oregon Telecom, Inc. (OR) and Mountain Telecommunications, Inc. (AZ).