AcademicPlanet, Inc. is a leading provider of affordable Internet access and Web-based communication tools for education.
The Company was founded in early 1999 in Houston, Texas and began operations in August of that year. The mission of AcademicPlanet is to enhance education through technology and improve the opportunity for academic achievement. Providing affordable Internet access and technologies for teachers, administrators, staff, students and parents helps to achieve that goal.
From its inception, AcademicPlanet has provided affordable Internet access to the Texas K-12 education community. In mid-2003, the Company expanded geographically across the gulf and Atlantic states throughout the Southeastern United States.
AcademicPlanet presently serves over 60,000 users in this market.
In 2001, AcademicPlanet’s Web Services Group was introduced, offering comprehensive and easy to use Web hosting software and content management applications for Education Service Center and School District websites. These institutional products and services allow an entire school district to create a clean, professional Web presence with a consistent look and feel throughout the district to the campus and classroom level. Additionally, AcademicPlanet Web Services Group provides one of the most complete, technically advanced Internet filtering and application security solutions available.
Currently, over 17,000 classrooms are on-line using AcademicPlanet’s Web Services Group products and services.
In 2003, for the third year in a row, AcademicPlanet was named to the prestigious Houston 100, the fastest growing private companies in the Houston area.
In 2004, for the fourth consecutive year, AcademicPlanet was named as one of the fastest growing technology companies as ranked by the Houston Business Journal’s “Fast Tech 50”. In fact, AcademicPlanet is one of only five companies that have been ranked in the Fast Tech 50 four years in a row.
Also in 2004, the Company ranked as one of the 25 largest Internet Service Providers in the United States, and the largest that is exclusively focused on the education market.
Internet Access Sales: Toll free 877.584.9330 (Houston area 281.675.7300)
P.O. Box 5328
Katy, Texas 77491-5328