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IKANO Communications Secures $16.5 Million in Funding

Written by Debra Labelle

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – IKANO Communications,repparttar nation’s largest provider of private-label Internet services, announced that it has secured a $16.5 million credit facility from Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc.

IKANO has entered intorepparttar 137035 agreement with Hercules to establish a senior secured loan facility inrepparttar 137036 total amount of $16.5 million. On April 19, 2005,repparttar 137037 initial closing, IKANO immediately drew down $5.0 million ofrepparttar 137038 line. IKANO will utilizerepparttar 137039 net proceeds to fund acquisitions, includingrepparttar 137040 recent purchase ofrepparttar 137041 subscriber base of Amerion, a Washington state-based Internet Service Provider. IKANO will seek additional opportunities forrepparttar 137042 remaining amounts underrepparttar 137043 line.

"We are thrilled to have Hercules Technology on board as a capital provider,” said Henry Smith, IKANO president and CEO. “This funding will enable us to complete a number of key acquisitions including Internet Service Providers and related companies.”

Duringrepparttar 137044 past year, IKANO has purchasedrepparttar 137045 subscribers and some related assets of approximately 15 Internet Service Providers. IKANO partners with Internet Service Providers to help reduce operating costs, increase revenue and expand geographic reach/product offering. IKANO’s private-label platform supports turnkey dial-up, DSL, VoIP, wireless access solutions, email/webmail, IM, hosting, billing, branded customer service/technical support, and automated accounting. IKANO is an Inc. 500 company, with more than 500 business clients and 300 employees. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, IKANO has additional offices in Logan, Ohio; Toronto, ON; and Pasco, Washington.

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