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Press Release -- August 1st, 2014
Source: Birch Communications

Birch Completes Sales Acquisition of Selectel

Atlanta, Ga.July 30, 2014 – Birch Communications, Inc., a leading provider of IP-based communications, cloud and managed services to the business community announced today that it has completed its previously announced sales acquisition agreement to acquire substantially all of the wireline customer assets of Selectel Communications Inc., a regional communications provider based in Nebraska.

“We welcome the former Selectel customers to the Birch family,” said Chris Aversano, Birch chief operating officer. “Birch has significant experience and success transitioning new customers to our IP-based network and we are certain that the former Selectel customers will value our award-winning, world-class IP-network and customer support.”

“These former Selectel customers are a great fit for Birch,” said Birch President and CEO Vincent Oddo. “This is a unique opportunity for us to continue the growth of our customer base in areas that are strategically important to us.”

This transaction allows Birch to further its dual strategy to increase customer density and expand the footprint of its state-of-the-art, IP-based network through both “tuck-in” acquisitions and organic growth. This transaction is the 20th acquisition Birch has announced since 2006. Birch’s acquisition tally has grown to 23 since this announcement

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About Birch

Birch Communications, Inc. provides IP-based communications, cloud and managed services to businesses in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Puerto Rico. Birch services include: voice, broadband, Internet access, hosted services, managed services, wireless voice, wireless data and many other communications, cloud and managed services. Voice and broadband services are, in most cases, delivered using the Birch secure IP-network.

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