Birch buys Primus Telecommunications assets in Canada

Birch Communications, Inc. has completed the Canada component of its purchase of select assets and customers of Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. and its affiliates, the company said.

Primus, Canada´s largest independent, full-service telecommunications and cloud service provider, serves more than 250,000 businesses and consumers throughout Canada.

Primus represents Birch´s first international asset expansion in the company´s 20-year history and extends its geographic service footprint further across North America placing Birch in a select group of providers that can serve customers across the US-Canada border.

Birch plans to continue to use the Primus brand for its consumer business and will expand the Birch brand into Canada for business customers. Both Birch and Primus provide complementary product portfolios, 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 provides communications, network, cloud and IT solutions. Its product portfolio is available across North America and includes Metro-Fiber, Metro-Ethernet, unified communications (UC), hosted phone systems, hosted data centers, and hosted file storage services.

Primus is an national independent telecommunications service provider in Canada. It offers a 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.