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Birch Acquires Ernest Communications

Birch Communications logoThis morning, Birch Communications announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ernest Communications, which includes the accounts receivable, client base and all physical assets of the organization. This acquisition will allow Birch to provide services in all 50 states, as well as Canada and Puerto Rico.

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Birch Communications Welcomes New Director of Business Development

Birch Communications logoToday, the wholesale division of Birch Communications, Birch Carrier Solutions, announced the appointment of Greg Hogan as the new Director of Business Development, Wholesale Services. Hogan joins BCS from Ernest Communications, an organization that is currently undergoing acquisition by Birch.

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Tempo Telecom Debuts Prepaid Wireless and Data Plans

Tempo TelcomThis morning, Atlanta, GA-based telco, Tempo Telecom, announced the addition of wireless prepaid services to their offerings. Tempo Telecom, formerly known as NOW Communications, is the prepaid division of Birch Communications, Inc., a well-known telco in the Southeastern US.

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Birch Communications Set to Acquire Lightyear Network Solutions Assets

Birch Communications logoBirch Communications alerted us this morning that it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire select customer and network assets from Lightyear Network Solutions, Inc.

As a provider of data, voice and Wi-Fi telco services to SMBs, Lightyear is expected to close this, its 18th acquisition since 2006, during Q3 this year.

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Birch Communications Expands IP Network in Southern US

Birch Communications logoToday, IP-based communications service provider, Birch Communications announced the completion of a multi-year project to expand their IP Network. The company said that they have added 15 wireless towers and 43 office collocations across five states in the southern and central US.

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Oops…My Bad! 5 Blogs We Missed Last Week

Here we go again! As I do each week, I am really enjoying bringing our readers a quick round-up of the blog coverage I didn’t manage to get to during the week prior. We have been pretty busy around here at SMB Nation in gearing up for our SMB 150 Awards, and our Spring Conference. We also, celebrated the one-month anniversary of Cloud Nation, a new platform introduced to help VARs, MSPs and SMBs create and successfully grow cloud practices. A reminder that voting has been extended to Feb. 22 for the 3rd Annual SMB Nation 150 Awards; go to www.SMB150.com, to vote for all of your industry favorites…

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Birch Communications to Expand Hosted PBX/MS Products with Covista Acquisition

Birch Communications kicked off the New Year by announcing that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire select customer and network assets from Covista Communications, Inc.

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