merger and acquisition

LightRiver Announces Exciting Acquisition, Expands Software Capabilities

By |2017-06-06T16:04:33-05:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business strategy, Factory Built Network, JSA Clients, LightRiver, M&A, Network, Network Solutions, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Software, Inc., along with sister company, LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks, announced a big move today - the acquisition of Unique Computer Services, Inc., a pioneer and industry leader in the development and support of multi- vendor, transport network systems software, with hundreds of [...]

Sovernet Communications Rebrands as FirstLight

By |2017-05-24T10:32:04-05:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business expansion, business strategy, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The unprecedented growth continues for FirstLight. The company's expansion continued today, as the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast completed the next step in its integration process with Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”) – rebranding Sovernet as FirstLight. Both FirstLight and Sovernet have been serving the communications needs of Vermonters for more than 15 years [...]

Big Telecom M&A News: CenturyLink to Acquire Level 3 in $34B Deal

By |2016-10-31T15:47:50-05:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Well, here we have it. The next big telecom M&A was announced today: CenturyLink confirmed it will acquire Level 3 Communications for a reported $25 billion plus the Level 3 debt assumed, totaling a $34 billion deal. This acquisition creates what will be the second largest domestic provider in the US, rivaling AT&T and Verizon in [...]