LS Networks Acquires Quantum Communications
LS Networks announced today it has completed the acquisition of Quantum Communications, headquartered in Redmond, Oregon. LS Networks plans to retain all employees and continue to operate and expand Quantum’s existing business in Central Oregon. LS Networks owns and operates a purpose-built, data and broadband IP services network throughout the Pacific Northwest. With the acquisition, Quantum brings a dense network of fiber-optic “last-mile” connections in Central Oregon to the LS Networks Northwest fiber footprint, as well as strong business and residential customers in the communities of Redmond, Bend, Madras, Prineville and Sisters.
“LS Networks has traditionally been focused on ‘middle-mile’ and connecting communities across Oregon,” said Michael Weidman, CEO of LS Networks. “Now that we have the most robust network in Oregon, we are focused on developing a more dense fiber footprint within those communities. Quantum’s solid network design, operations and personnel are an excellent addition to the LS Networks family.”
The result for businesses and residents of Central Oregon is a seamless broadband and data network, combining LS Networks’ long-haul and middle-mile network with Quantum’s local presence in the communities where it operates. LS Networks will continue to operate the Redmond office where Quantum Communications is based, and customers will see no adverse changes in service, rates or terms of their current agreements.
About Quantum Communications
Quantum Communications LLC is a privately held competitive local exchange carrier based out of Redmond, Oregon. The company’s focus is to bring high-speed, reliable and affordable data communications services to customers, including fiber optic solutions. Quantum’s services have been designed using the latest in resilient technologies, creating a level playing field for business communities and enabling positive growth for customers.
About LS Networks
LS Networks is a privately held competitive local exchange and interexchange carrier, founded, based and headquartered in Portland, Oregon. LS Networks is committed to serving communities and businesses throughout the rural Northwest with the high-caliber equipment and network connectivity that other carriers typically deploy only in metropolitan areas. The company’s network is designed to deliver data and broadband IP services to any size institution, organization or campus in the Northwest.
Headquartered in Portland, Ore., LS Networks is committed to the community and is owned by a collective of rural electric cooperatives and a Native American business enterprise, including over 60,000 citizens and communities. We’re not about the money. We’re about the service to and for our customers.
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