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Press Release -- July 30th, 2013
Source: Birch Communications
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Birch Communications Wholesale Division Expanding

Birch Carrier Solutions adds new Director, Clients

Atlanta, Ga. – July, 30, 2013 - Birch Carrier Solutions, the wholesale division of Birch Communications, Inc. a leading IP-based communications and cloud provider to small- and medium-sized businesses, announced today that Greg Hogan has joined as the new Director of Business Development for Wholesale Services. Birch also added six new wholesale clients in the second quarter.

“We welcome Greg into his new role as Director of Business Development for Birch Carrier Solutions. I am confident he will enhance the significant growth the division has achieved over the past two years. As we expand the management team for our wholesale business, this change will benefit all of our wholesale clients who utilize Birch IP-based telecom and broadband services,” said Vincent Oddo, president and chief executive officer of Birch Communications. “With Greg’s help, we plan to expand our wholesale portfolio in the near future, with new territories, new products and new clients.”

Hogan was previously with Ernest Communications. Ernest Communications is in the process of selling their customer assets to Birch through an asset acquisition, scheduled to close in the third quarter of 2013.

“Birch Carrier Solutions also added six new wholesale clients during the past quarter. “We welcome Bullseye Telecom, Belgacom, Staratos, Telaris, 382 Communications, and Primus Telecommunications as the latest additions to our roster of wholesale carriers who now use the Birch IP-Network. We are pleased that our newest wholesale carrier clients have put their trust in Birch,” said Chris Aversano, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Birch Communications. “As a wholesale ‘bundle’, our competitively-priced services, self-service web portal, 24/7 accessibility, and award-winning Customer Service deliver the ‘sweet-spot’ of services and support that our wholesale customers desire.”

For more information on Birch Carrier Solutions, go to Wholesale Services.

About Birch Communications 

Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Birch Communications provides IP-based communications and cloud services to small and medium-sized businesses in select metropolitan areas across the United States. Birch services include: local and long distance voice, broadband Internet access, T1, PRI, bonded T1/ PRI, DSL, ADSL 2+, SIP Trunking, hosted PBX, hosted e-mail, hosted applications, collocation services, visual voicemail, wireless voice, wireless data and many other communications and cloud services. Birch voice and broadband 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 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2004 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, and in 2011 as one of the Top 100 Private Companies in Atlanta, by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Please visit www.birch.com for more information.

About Birch Carrier Solutions

Birch Carrier Solutions, the wholesale division of Birch Communications, Inc., is a facilities-based wholesale telecommunications provider to Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), Internet Service Providers (ISPs), VoIP Providers, and Resellers.

Birch Carrier Solutions leverages the extensive Birch IP-Network to deliver an array of communications services that include:

  • Business and residential local and long distance service (POTS & LD)
  • Business and residential DSL (ADSL2+) service (1.5MB up to 10MB speeds)
  • T1 & PRI services, including voice, data, integrated voice & data and bonded/integrated service
  • Integrated SIP Trunking.
  • DID (Direct Inward Dialing) via SIP
  • Voice Termination (Domestic & International)
  • Hosted Route Engine & Partitioning
  • TDM Over IP Solutions (E1/T1 Ports, ISDN to IP)
  • Collocation Services

Birch Communications Media Contact:
Laura Wagner, Manager, Marketing
laura.wagner@birch.com
816.300.1438

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