Press Releases

    Birch Completes Acquisition of Covista Communications Assets

    Birch Completes Acquisition of Covista Communications Assets

    Atlanta, Ga. – Mar. 26, 2013 - Birch Communications, a leading IP-based communications and cloud services provider to small and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of select customer and network assets from Covista Communications, Inc. (“Covista”). Covista, which is currently traded under the symbol CVST.PK, is a facilities-based telecommunications service provider that serves business, wholesale and residential customers. This transaction marks the 17th acquisition Birch has closed since 2006.

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    Birch is a Silver Sponsor of the 2013 International Cherry Blossom Festival and 5K Road Race

    Birch is a Silver Sponsor of the 2013 International Cherry Blossom Festival and 5K Road Race

    Macon, Ga. – March 18, 2013 - Birch Communications, a leading IP-based communications and cloud services provider to small and medium-sized businesses, announces continued support for Macon, Georgia – this time as a co-sponsor of the kick-off gala dinner, and also the 5K Cherry Blossom Road Race for the 31st annual “Pinkest Party on Earth” International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon, Georgia, March 15-24, 2013.

    The festival has become one of the Top 20 Events in the South, Top 50 Events in the U.S. and Top 100 Events in North America. It has grown from a three-day festival with 30 events, into a 10-day celebration featuring hundreds of events.


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    Birch Communications Receives Customer Service Recognition

    Birch Communications Receives Customer Service Recognition

    Macon, Ga. – March 4, 2013 - Birch Communications, a leading IP-based communications and cloud services provider to small and medium-sized businesses, announced today it has once again become certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry.


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    Birch Provides Relief for Mississippi Victims Affected by Storms

    Birch Provides Relief for Mississippi Victims Affected by Storms

    Macon, Ga. – February 25, 2013 - Birch Communications, a leading IP-based communications and cloud services provider to small and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it will waive service charges for any of its customers that were devastated by damage from recent Mississippi storms and tornadoes at their business or residential locations.

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    Birch Communications Completes Expansion of IP-Network

    Birch Communications Completes Expansion of IP-Network

    Macon, Ga. – February 18, 2013 - Birch Communications, a leading IP-based communications and cloud services provider to small and medium-sized businesses, has completed the latest phase of a multi-year project to upgrade and expand its state-of-the-art IP-Network by adding 43 additional central office collocations (COs) and 15 wireless towers across five states.

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    Birch Communications Receives Financing from CoBank

    Birch Communications Receives Financing from CoBank

    Macon, Ga. – February 11, 2013 - Birch Communications, a leading IP-based communications and cloud services provider to small and medium-sized businesses, announced today 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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    Birch Payment Plus Program Begins

    Birch Payment Plus Program Begins

    Macon, Ga. – February 4, 2013 - Birch Communicationsa leading IP-based telecommunications and managed services provider to small- and medium-sized businesses, announced that it has launched a new program, called Birch Payment Plus, designed exclusively to address the needs of new startup companies, or credit-challenged business customers.

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    Birch Signs Agreement to Acquire Covista Communications Assets

    Birch Signs Agreement to Acquire Covista Communications Assets

    Atlanta, Ga. – Jan. 2, 2013 - Birch Communications, a leading IP-based telecommunications and managed services provider to small- and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire select customer and network assets from Covista Communications, Inc. (“Covista”). Covista, which is currently traded under the symbol CVST.PK, is a facilities-based telecommunications service provider that serves business, wholesale and residential customers in 48 states. This transaction marks the 17th acquisition for Birch since 2006.

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