Conterra acquires 2 regional fiber operating companies

Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc. has acquired two regional optical fiber-based broadband businesses in its two largest operating regions, exponentially expanding Conterra´s fiber footprint to more than 6,200 route miles and 355,000 fiber miles, the company said.

Terms of the transactions are not being disclosed.

As a result of these transactions, Conterra now provides lit and dark fiber network services in seven primary states in the Southeast, Gulf Coast/Midwest and Western regions of the United States.

The company now serves more than 3,500 “On-Net” locations including more than 500 owned and operated communication towers that support school districts and wireless carriers from coast to coast. The combined fiber network infrastructure will also expand Conterra´s “Near-Net” customer opportunities by nearly 5,000 enterprises, multi-tenant buildings, State/local government agencies and additional wireless carrier towers.

Now wholly owned Conterra subsidiaries, Detel, based in Louisiana, and Broadplex, based in North Carolina, have been building and operating facilities-based lit and dark fiber and related technology networks within and around their home states for more than 15 years.

Also as a result of these transactions, Conterra has added substantial sales, engineering, deployment and network operations capabilities to support its current and future customers primarily in the company´s Southeast and Gulf Coast spheres of operation.

Conterra is an independent broadband infrastructure companies in the United States based on its fiber assets and revenues.