No Disruption in Service or Rates Expected for Klamath Falls, Ore. Customers
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 25, 2010 – Integra Telecom Inc., a telecommunications provider for business, has entered into a definitive agreement to transfer its subscriber base in Klamath Falls, Ore., to Cal-Ore Communications during the second quarter of 2010. The exact date of the transfer is dependent upon regulatory approval by the FCC and the Oregon Public Utilities Commission (OPUC). Throughout the transfer, customers will continue to receive the same telecom products and services at the same rates, terms and conditions as they do currently.
Per the OPUC rules, Integra customers will be automatically transferred and each account will be assigned to Cal-Ore Communications. Customers do reserve the right to select another provider should they desire.
Customers that have placed prepayments or deposits in Klamath Falls, Ore., for services from Integra are encouraged to call 1-800-727-8484 to ensure those prepayments or deposits are transferred to Cal-Ore Communications.
About Cal-Ore Communications
Cal-Ore Communications is a sister company to Cal-Ore Telephone. Cal-Ore has been providing communication services for over 60 years and offers high quality Internet and traditional telephone services over a high quality buried copper and fiber optic network. We provide service to Dorris, Tulelake, Lake Shastina, Yreka, Weed, Klamath Falls, and Merrill and Malin. In the Klamath Basin, Cal-Ore has fiber to the premise in two residential, and one commercial project, plus numerous business locations in the downtown area. Cal – Ore prides itself in providing outstanding customer service and has gained a large loyal customer base. For more information, visit: www.cot.net.
About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. provides voice and Internet solutions to thousands of business and carrier customers in 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. It owns and operates a best-in-class fiber-optic network comprised of metropolitan access networks, a nationally acclaimed Internet and data networks, and a 4,700-mile high-speed long haul network. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Primary equity investors in the company include Goldman, Sachs & Co., Tennenbaum Capital Partners, funds managed by Farallon Capital Partners and Warburg Pincus. Integra Telecom and Electric Lightwave are registered trademarks of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit: www.integratelecom.com.
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