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Press Release -- November 21st, 2011
Source: Birch Communications
Tags: Expansion, VoIP

Birch Communications Completes Build-out of the Birch IP-Network in Kansas City

Completes a multi-year effort to upgrade our network to 100%

Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 21, 2011 - Job Done! Birch Communications, a leading IP-based telecom and managed services provider to small- and medium-sized businesses, has completed the upgrade and expansion of the Birch IP-Network in Kansas City, Mo. Sixteen central offices in the Kansas City metro area have been built and customers’ services have been migrated to our new enhanced Birch IP-Network. This upgrade and expansion effort in Kansas City completes a multi-year effort to upgrade all of our networks across the southeastern and southwestern United States to a state-of-the-art, feature rich IP-based network.

“One hundred percent of our current facilities markets are now part of the Birch IP-Network,” said Vincent Oddo, Birch president and CEO. “The deployment of the Birch IP-Network in Kansas City will ensure businesses have access to innovative communications services and accelerated Internet speeds now and into the future.”

“When our current and future business customers look at Birch, they see an unsurpassed value proposition backed by our award winning, superior customer support. We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide our Kansas City metro area business customers with fast, affordable, voice, broadband Internet, T1, PRI and other managed communications and information technology services,” said Chris Aversano, executive vice-president and COO of Birch.

About Birch Communications
Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Birch Communications provides managed communications and information technology services to a target market of small- and medium-sized businesses in select metropolitan areas within 38 states across the United States. Birch services include local and long distance voice, broadband Internet access, T1, PRI, bonded T1, integrated PRI, mobile voice and data, e-mail, web-hosting, voicemail, prepaid, and many other communications and information technology services. Birch voice and data services are, in most cases, delivered using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology on the company’s secure IP-Network rather than over the public Internet.

According to Inc. 500|5000 magazine in its 2004, 2009, 2010 and 2011 rankings, Birch was one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.

Contact:
Laura Wagner, Manager, Marketing
laura.wagner@birch.com
816.300.1519

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