EarthLink, Inc. is an Internet service provider (ISP), providing nationwide Internet access and related value-added services to individual and business customers. The Company's primary service offerings are dial-up and high-speed Internet access services and related value-added services, such as ancillary services sold as add-on features to its Internet access services, search and advertising. In addition, through its wholly owned subsidiary, New Edge Networks (New Edge), it builds and manages Internet protocol (IP) based area networks for businesses and communications carriers. The Company operates two reportable segments, Consumer Services and Business Services. The Company's Consumer Services segment provides Internet access and related value-added services to individual customers. Its Business Services segment provides integrated communications services and related value-added services to businesses and communications carriers.