17 July 2007
(AP) -- Internet phone service provider SunRocket, which had as many as
200,000 customers nationwide, has ceased operations without warning.
The move by SunRocket, which
offered service via Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, was first
reported Monday on The New York Times' Web site.
It was confirmed by Martin
Pinchinson, a spokesman for Sherwood Partners LLC of Palo Alto, Calif.,
who said in an e-mail to The Associated Press that the financial
consulting company was handling SunRocket's liquidation.
A message left at SunRocket's Vienna, Va., headquarters was not
immediately returned. The privately held company's Web site was still
up Monday night. But SunRocket's customer service line offered callers
a brief recording: "We are no longer taking customer service or sales