DC Access Joins Local First DC

By DC AccessMay 15, 2008Press Releases

Washington, DC – DC Access, which is locally owned and operated by the husband-and- wife team of Matt Wade and Martha Huizenga, has joined Local First DC. The cornerstone of Local First DC is its ongoing “Think Local First” campaign, which informs consumers about the benefits of shopping at local, independent businesses in DC.

Local First DC, which is a project of the Latino Economic Development Corporation, is part of a national movement designed to promote small business owners. Think Local First campaigns have been implemented in cities and towns across the nation in collaboration with the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, a nationwide network of more than 20,000 entrepreneurs dedicated to building strong local economies.

Wade and Huizenga operate DC Access out of their home on Capitol Hill and are committed to supporting and strengthening the community where they live and work.

“As small business owners and residents, we are committed to supporting locally owned businesses in our Capitol Hill neighborhood and throughout DC,” Huizenga says. “Participating in Local First DC reflects our core values as a small, locally owned business and is a great way to connect with other like-minded local business owners.”

About DC Access, LLC

Founded in 1999, DC Access is Washington DC’s first and only wireless Internet service provider (WISP). The company also offers dial-up access and web hosting. DC Access customers receive the benefits of high-speed broadband without having to order DSL or cable from a large provider. DC Access has earned a reputation for offering reliable, affordable and personal service to its customers. DC Access has been profitable from the first day of operation. The DC Access strategy has always been consistent and steady growth. DC Access is privately held and headquartered on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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