Arbinet-thexchange has created the spot market and designed and built the world's most advanced system to automate anonymous minutes trading between telecom companies. More than 250 Members, including 12 of the 15 largest international telecom carriers, use thexchange to reduce their cost of service, improve route quality and expand revenues by reaching new markets without extensive network build out. Arbinet-thexchange's spot market helps carriers operate more efficiently within the telecom marketplace. Thexchange compiles and distributes market data on rates, codes and quality parameters and develops the routing intelligence the world's telecommunications companies use to buy, sell and manage wholesale voice traffic. Arbinet-thexchange, Inc. has raised $112MM over four rounds of private equity. and is backed by a group of investors including JP Morgan, ComVentures, EnerTech Capital, Van Wagoner Capital Management, Entrepia Ventures, Advanced Equities, Amerindo Investments, BancBoston Ventures, Internet Capital Group and Nichimen America. ATEL has provided Arbinet-thexchange, Inc. with a lease line credit facility. The purpose of the line will be to acquire telecom switching equipment used to expand the company's capacity and Date Storage equipment. For more information on Arbinet-thexchange, Inc., please visit their web site at

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