Continued network investment means enhanced capabilities for our customers
Macon, GA – Feb. 10, 2011- Birch Communications, a leading IP-based telecom and managed services provider to small and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it has completed an expansion of the Birch IP-Network in Tennessee and Georgia.
Six additional central offices were added in this latest network expansion. In the Nashville, Tennessee metro area the cities of Cartersville, Lafollette, West Meade and the Nashville University area are now served by the Birch IP-Network. In the Atlanta, Georgia metro area the city of Stockbridge is now served by the Birch IP-Network. With this latest network expansion, the Birch IP-Network in these two states now serves business customers located within 109 central offices.
"Birch is pleased to offer one of the largest, scalable, technically advanced and feature-rich networks to more businesses than ever before," said Vincent Oddo, Birch president and CEO. "We remain focused on providing our business customers with local and long distance voice, broadband Internet access, mobile voice and data, e-mail, voicemail, web hosting, virtual private network, and many other communications and information technology services to support their business needs."
The Birch IP-Network is built with IP technology partners MetaSwitch and Zhone Technologies, who are recognized as premier, best-in-class IP equipment providers worldwide. This network expansion in Tennessee and Georgia is part of Birch's overall strategy to provide its customers with the latest technology and services to meet their business demands.
In addition to Tennessee and Georgia, Birch has already completed the deployment of its network in many major markets within the states of Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, Kansas and Texas.
About Birch Communications
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Birch Communications provides managed communications and information technology services to a target market of small and medium businesses in select metropolitan areas within 38 states across the United States. Our services include local and long distance voice, broadband Internet access, mobile voice and data, e-mail, voicemail, web hosting, virtual private network, and many other communications and information technology services. Our voice and data services are, in most cases, delivered using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology using our secure IP-Network rather than over the public Internet.
According to Inc .500|5000 magazine in its 2004, 2009 and 2010 rankings, Birch was one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. In 2010, Birch was also named the 7th fastest growing private business in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Please visit www.birch.com for more information.
Greg Corwin, Marketing Director