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Abbrev. for Astronomical Netherlands Satellite.

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(ANS Communications, Inc, Purchase, NY) An ISP, Internet backbone and provider of private data network services, founded in 1990 as Advanced Network & Services, Inc., by IBM, MCI and Merit (consortium of Michigan universities). The original ANS was formed as a non-profit network services provider for NFSnet, but later added commercial customers through its for-profit ANS CO+RE (COmmercial REsearch) subsidiary.

In 1995, ANS CO+RE was acquired by AOL and changed its name to ANS Communications. The non-profit arm of Advanced Network & Services (www.advanced.org) moved into Internet-based education. In 1997, WorldCom acquired ANS from AOL and completely absorbed it into its UUNET Internet subsidiary. In 2004, WorldCom emerged from bankruptcy as MCI.
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ANS service will provide a platform to host new digital systems and allow our IT team to focus on developing these systems rather than managing and maintaining the infrastructure.
ANS provides turnkey solutions for five (5) product sectors including:
Deliveries of ANS to interior markets by pipeline from the West Coast has served to alleviate pipeline shortages from the Gulf Coast.
Selevance and Teevance are ideal for Phase 3, as they contain unique blends of ingredients to help support the signaling and function of the ANS control centers in a 'top-down' approach to support proper functioning throughout the body.
Managed services director of ANS, Paul Shannon, stated: "Our decision to utilise M247's data centre offering was supported by the continued growth of ANS and our commitment to giving the best service to our customers.
About American Newspaper Solutions (ANS) Rick Epstein, President of American Newspaper Solutions said ANS is an industry leading technology-driven distribution company servicing the print media industry.
Sessions on becoming active in the ANS and sustaining that participation along a developing career path round out the program.
Approximately 25,000 patients in more than 25 countries around the world use ANS neurostimulation devices to manage chronic pain.
Corning Cable Systems, part of Corning Incorporated's (NYSE: GLW) Telecommunications segment, announces ANS Advanced Network Services, LLC as the newest member of the selective Corning Total Access Program(SM) (TAP).
Physicians throughout the European Union will now have a broader choice among neurostimulation systems to treat their patients," said Chris Chavez, president of ANS.
It is also available as a software upgrade to the ANS Rapid Programmer(R) platform, first introduced to the market in September 2003, and is fully-compatible with the full family of ANS spinal cord stimulation products, including the Eon(TM), Genesis(R), GenesisXP(TM), GenesisRC(TM), and Renew(R) neurostimulation systems, as well as the MTS(R) trial stimulator.