Birch Communications adds 14 states to broadband service area

Birch Communications, Inc., which provides communications, network, and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise, and wholesale businesses, says it has expanded its BirchNet Broadband Internet service to another 14 states. The expansion, which extends its footprint by more than 60%, runs through the U.S. northern Tier, Rockies, and Pacific Northwest.

Birch Communications, Inc., which provides communications, high-speed network, and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise, and wholesale businesses, says it has expanded its BirchNet Broadband Internet service to another 14 states. The expansion, which extends its footprint by more than 60%, runs through the U.S. northern Tier, Rockies, and Pacific Northwest.

The expansion brings Birch's broadband services footprint count to 36 states, reaching approximately 1 million business customers.

BirchNet Broadband is available in multiple speeds up to 24 Mbps. Birch also offers additional business services at data rates of up to 1 Gbps in qualified areas using Ethernet over copper and metro-fiber technologies.

"Birch is enabling more customers to access high-speed Internet services, backed by the reliability and security of our best-of-breed IP-network which now spans 44 major markets," said David Gibson, vice president of business development at Birch. "Our Internet services help businesses support their customers, employees, and partners with maximum performance. Our product expansion is always focused on what our customers need to impact their bottom line and improve their business flexibility."

Birch purchased Cbeyond last year as part of its network expansion strategy (see "Birch Communications acquires Cbeyond for $323 million").

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