October 20, 2014 8:57 PM ET

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Company Overview of Birch Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Birch Communications, Inc., a local exchange carrier, provides managed communications and information technology services to small-and medium-sized businesses in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company focuses on providing IP-based communications, cloud, and managed services to businesses. Its services include local and long distance voice, broadband Internet access, mobile voice and data, email, voicemail, prepaid, and other communications and information technology services; voicemail; and unified messaging services. The company also provides broadband, voice and broadband value package, and mobile broadband services; data T1 and integrated T1, PRI and integrated PRI, bonde...

140 Gateway Drive

Suite A

Macon, GA 31210

United States

Founded in 1996

Phone:

478-475-9800

Fax:

478-405-3149

Key Executives for Birch Communications, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Executive Chairman
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 43
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Birch Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Birch Communications Announces Completion of Fiber Rollout in Kentucky; to Relocate Pikeville, KY Offices

Birch Communications announced that it has completed its integration and roll-out of 11,520 strand miles of fiber serving Eastern Kentucky. The company also has plans to announce a relocation of its current Pikeville, KY offices to a new location in the coming months.

Birch Communications, Inc. Refinances Senior Credit Facility

Birch Communications, Inc. announced that it has refinanced its senior credit facility with a substantial increase in available capital. Union Bank also joins Bank of America, PNC, Wells Fargo, and CoBank in the credit with a commitment of $25 million. Birch will use a portion of the proceeds to pay off its subordinated indebtedness and to fund the acquisition of selected assets of Lightyear Network Solutions.

Birch Communications, Inc. Receives Financing from CoBank

Birch Communications, Inc. announced that CoBank is now a syndicated lender in Birch's Senior Secured Credit Facility. CoBank's commitment of $12 million will increase the capacity of the Company's Senior Credit Facility and provides additional funding capacity for Birch to continue to pursue accretive acquisitions.

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