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January 26, 2024

Failure Is OK — And Other Lessons From Rob Hale

Rob Hale became a billionaire and lost it all by the age of 35. But he rebounded from that failure to co-found Granite Telecommunications, which made him a billionaire again and made it possible for him to become a co-owner of the NBA's Boston Celtics. He shares 3 lessons he learned along the way....

By Michael Marzec

July 8, 2020

Snip Internet Acquires Rocket Fiber Residential Internet Services

Snip Internet's acquisition of Rocket Fiber LLC, from Everstream serves as an initial expansion for Snip as they open in additional markets throughout the Midwest in the coming months....

By Adam Burroughs

May 7, 2020

Everstream Reaches Strategic Agreement With Uniti Fiber In Milwaukee

In November 2019, Everstream first entered the Milwaukee market and is actively building its network, which will encompass more than 560 route miles of fiber when complete....

By Mark Scott

March 31, 2020

Snip Internet Lands $7.75M Series B Round

Cleveland-based Snip Internet closed a $7.75 million Series B venture round led by Peppertree Capital Management, according to PitchBook....

By Michael Marzec

February 26, 2020

Everstream To Buy Detroit-Based Rocket Fiber

The acquisition completes Everstream’s coverage in all major Michigan markets and gives Everstream the largest fiber footprint in greater downtown Detroit, according to a news release. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....

By Mark Scott

December 4, 2019

Clover Wireless Buys Teleplan

Clover Wireless has completed the acquisition of Teleplan International N.V., a global electronics supply chain services and solutions provider....

By Mark Scott

November 4, 2019

GTCR Completes Vyve Broadband Deal

Founded in 2012, Shawnee, Oklahoma-based Vyve provides high-speed data, television and voice services to residential and business customers in rural markets across Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Georgia and Wyoming....

By Mark Scott

October 18, 2019

VoIP Innovations purchased by Sangoma

Ontario-headquartered Sangoma Technologies Corp. has acquired VoIP Innovations LLC for $42 million, if certain conditions are reached. The acquisition, Sangoma’s eighth in eight years, should provide the combined company with increased scale, more recurring revenue, a new product category, robust EBITDA margins, and a new sales channel within Sangoma’s broader portfolio....

By Jayne Gest

September 9, 2019

AppSmart Buys Clawson-Based Telegration

Telegration provides a range of voice, internet, long distance, mobility, cable, data, cloud, hosted PBX and managed IT services and is a member of The Alliance Partners....

By Mark Scott

August 5, 2019

Agile Networks purchased; NCT Ventures exits

InSite Wireless Group LLC acquired a majority interest in Agile Networks, a provider of telecommunications solutions based in Canton. Agile’s largest stakeholder, Columbus VC firm NCT Ventures, exited in the deal....

By Jayne Gest

June 18, 2019

U.S. Cellular Buys High-Frequency Spectrum For $256M

Across two different auctions, the company acquired at least 300 MHz of spectrum in markets that serve 97 percent of its customer base....

By Mark Scott

June 14, 2019

Brett Lindsey: Inside Everstream's Sale to AMP Capital

After receiving 16 bids, Everstream CEO Brett Lindsey completed a deal in September 2018 to sell the fiber network for more than $330 million to a surprising buyer: Australia’s AMP Capital. Here’s an inside look at how the deal got done and Lindsey’s takeaways from the process....

By Mark Scott

April 19, 2019

DCT Telecom sold to Atlanta's Momentum

The acquisition of DCT will add scale and geography to Momentum's growing cloud voice customer base. It also brings complementary managed broadband, internet and cloud voice capabilities....

By Michael Marzec

March 16, 2018

Everstream bought as platform for Australian PE firm

Everstream plans to utilize the investment from AMP Capital for acquisitions and to fund organic network growth and development....

By Adam Burroughs