Acquisition

Q Advisors Represents SwiftReach Networks in its Acquisition of Dial800

By | 2017-11-28T10:53:00+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, Financial, Financial Exchange, Investment Banking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

SwiftReach Networks recently announced the acquisition of Los Angeles-based telecommunications company Dial800, a market leader in real-time call performance, routing and tracking solutions. This deal is the company's third acquisition in the last two years. Q Advisors, a leading TMT boutique investment banking firm, acted as financial advisor to SwiftReach for this transaction. Dial800 offers a suite [...]

IX Reach CEO Discusses Recent Acquisition

By | 2017-11-21T12:44:13+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You’ve probably read the headline that Console Connect sold its network and customers into private ownership along with assets from its other global subsidiaries, rebranding the new business to IX Reach. But what can we expect from the new IX Reach? To find out more on the recent acquisition and the company’s 2018 plans, Jaymie Scotto [...]

FirstLight Completes its Fourth Acquisition of 2017

By | 2017-10-18T10:55:35+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announces the completion of its acquisition of 186 Communications. Being its fourth transaction this year alone, FirstLight further proves itself as one of the largest providers of fiber-based, high-capacity services throughout the Northeast. FirstLight previously completed the acquisitions of Oxford Networks, Sovernet Communications and [...]

Q Advisors Represents Calligo in its Acquisition of 3 Peaks

By | 2017-10-18T10:59:44+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business investment, business strategy, cloud computing, Consulting, Investment Banking, Media and Technology (TMT), Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Calligo, a global cloud solution provider has purchased Canadian cloud services provider, 3 Peaks Inc. Q Advisors, a leading TMT investment banking boutique, acted as financial advisors to Calligo for this transaction. More about the transaction... The acquisition of the Burlington, ON and Vancouver, BC based business and its Pacific Online business, which has clients right across [...]

Another Acquisition for FirstLight: 186 Communications

By | 2017-07-12T12:17:47+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

What amazing growth for FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, in 2017! The company announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 186 Communications (“186”). The transaction will combine 186’s high-capacity fiber network in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont with FirstLight’s expansive fiber network and complete [...]

Acquisition of FirstLight Fiber Completed

By | 2016-09-08T11:38:08+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business investment, business partnership, Connectivity, Financial, JSA Clients, M&A, Technology, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of FirstLight Fiber, which will support its continued growth. Oak Hill acquired the company from private equity owner Riverside Partners, which is also investing in the deal and will continue as a minority investor in FirstLight. During Riverside’s investment period, FirstLight expanded its fiber route miles from 199 [...]

Oak Hill Capital Partners set to acquire FirstLight Fiber

By | 2016-03-23T12:28:20+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, dark fiber, Data Center, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners. Oak Hill will acquire the company from its current private equity owner, Riverside Partners, and is expected to continue as a minority investor. “We have a great deal of respect for all that FirstLight has accomplished [...]

Lightower Closes Merger and Doubles its Network Reach

By | 2015-08-13T09:38:06+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, community news, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, data network services, fiber, fiber network, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network route, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today the closing of its $1.9 billion merger with Fibertech Networks. The merger further solidifies the company's leadership role in the U.S. fiber-networking market. The combined company will operate under the Lightower brand and serve customers across a service footprint roughly double the size of each independent company. Lightower's new network offers more than 30,000 route [...]

NGN Acquires ABT and Improves Connectivity for the North Georgia Region

By | 2015-08-04T16:11:28+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Connectivity, Design, economy, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Fiber to the Home, Fiber to the X, Internet, Internet Service Providers, jsa blog, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, NGN Online News, rural areas, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Wholesale Carrier, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NGN Connect announced today that it has acquired Appalachian Broadband Technologies (ABT), a locally owned wireless Internet service provider located in Cleveland, Georgia. This acquisition allows NGN Connect to expand its service area by utilizing ABT’s wireless infrastructure to effectively deploy high speed broadband to areas that are otherwise underserved by fiber optic service. “We are very excited [...]

PEG Bandwidth Acquires Fiber Network from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

By | 2015-07-21T09:35:13+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business investment, carrier, community news, Connectivity, economy, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, interconnection, Internet, Network, network growth, network route, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

PEG Bandwidth is expanding its network reach with the company's latest news. PEG Bandwidth has acquired a 48-mile fiber network from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., a privately held, Newark, DE-based enterprise well known for GORE-TEX® fabric. The acquired network spans a geography covering Newark, DE to the north, Elkton, MD to the south and Fair [...]

ViaWest Acquires AppliedTrust

By | 2015-06-11T10:02:48+00:00 June 11th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, IT, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, ViaWest|Tags: , , , , , |

ViaWest is set to acquire 100% interest in AppliedTrust. AppliedTrust is a leading provider of security, compliance, DevOps, and infrastructure consulting services to a wide range of enterprise and government clients. The acquisition will allow ViaWest to beef up its IT services with a deep expertise that can address customers most pressing security and compliance needs [...]

Lightower Acquires Chicago Data Center, ColocationZone

By | 2015-03-11T11:05:26+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, big data, business continuity, business strategy, carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, disaster recovery, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, M&A, meet me room, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Vlog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that is has acquired ColocationZone – an enterprise-class data center provider in Chicago. ColocationZone is located in the 725 South Wells data center in downtown Chicago, on the South Loop of the city’s Central Business District.  Lightower will also be taking over operations of the Meet Me Room for the entire 725 South [...]

bBooth Acquires Interactive Music Streaming Service

By | 2015-01-28T15:58:09+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, Application, bBooth, business acquisition, business investment, business strategy, entertainment, Financial, Media, mobile, Mobile App, mobility, talent discovery company, Technology, technology trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

bBooth, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire the intellectual property and other assets of the tech company Songstagram Inc. This acquisition will add to their mall-based audition booth, bringing talent discovery and music streaming to the palm of your hand. Songstagram Inc. is a global talent discovery platform with interactive streaming media and fan [...]

bBooth, Inc. Closes on Acquisition and Begins National Roll-out

By | 2014-11-18T13:31:53+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: Acquisition, bBooth, Company Launch, economy, entertainment, Financial, hollywood, Instagram, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Media, mobile, mobility, talent discovery company, Technology, YouTube|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

bBooth, Inc. announced that on October 16, 2014, it successfully completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of bBooth (USA), Inc. (formerly bBooth, Inc.), a private Nevada corporation (“bBooth”), in accordance with a share exchange agreement dated August 11, 2014.  bBooth is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and their trading [...]

Lightower Drives Changing North American Telecom Landscape

By | 2013-10-17T09:43:49+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Cloud service provider, Conferences, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, voice and data company, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With consolidation still widespread and new applications driving rapid changes in bandwidth demand, the North American telecommunications industry continues its dynamic path forward. In addition to Lightower’s dramatic organic growth, the company has successfully completed seven acquisitions over the past six years, which have combined to establish Lightower as a key player in the North American [...]

TNCI Acquires Pac-West Telecomm Inc., Cementing Itself as a Premier West Coast Telecommunications Provider

By | 2013-08-27T09:17:02+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications, voice, voice and data company, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TNCI Operating Company LLC, announces its acquisition of UPH which includes Pac-West Telecomm Inc. With this acquisition, TNCI will operate Pac-West, PointOne and the UPH family of companies under the TNCI brand. The management team at TNCI will ensure the quality of the brands remains at the same high level to which customers have grown accustomed. [...]