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.