PlusNet plc acquires Metronet
PlusNet is joining the likes of Pipex in increasing its user base by acquiring Parbin Ltd, the company trading as Metronet for £1.7m in cash. Metronet has over 16,000 broadband customers
Metronet has been one of the early adopters of usage charges for broadband connections, although their pricing has a cap which comes into effective at the maximum cost. According to PlusNet, the acquisition means that Metronet customers will have access new new services offered by the company including 24x7 support.