Birch agrees to buy Primus Telecommunications assets in Canada, US, Puerto Rico

Birch Communications, Inc. has agreed to purchase select assets and customers of Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc., one of Canada´s largest independent, full-service, telecommunications service providers, the company said.

The closing is expected in the second quarter of 2016 and this transaction will mark the 28th asset purchase for Birch.

Primus´ more than 250,000 business and consumer customers will significantly expand Birch´s service footprint. The transaction will also include 20,000 customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. In addition, Birch and Primus complement each other from a product perspective, each offering industry-leading broadband internet, cloud-hosted PBX, dedicated data access, local phone, long distance and a variety of wholesale solutions.

Birch marked another year of excellence with its sixth placement on the Inc. 500|5000 list in 2015, a repeat listing on the Atlanta Business Chronicle´s List of the 50 Top Private companies in Atlanta, and the prestigious “Center of Excellence” recognition by BenchmarkPortal. Birch is currently celebrating its 20th year in business and has a rich history of providing enterprise-class technology to businesses of all sizes.

Birch Communications is a leading communications, network, cloud and IT solutions provider celebrating 20 years in business (1996-2016). Recognized for exceptional customer experience, Birch delivers cost-effective solutions that assist small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses to increase their productivity. Its industry-leading product portfolio is available nationwide and includes Metro-Fiber, Metro-Ethernet, unified communications (UC), hosted phone systems, hosted data centers, and hosted file storage services.

Primus provides independent telecommunications service provider in Canada. It offers a wide selection of business and consumer telecommunications services including Internet, Home Phone, Long Distance, VoIP, Cloud-Based Business Phone Systems (Hosted PBX), Dedicated Data Access and IP connectivity solutions.