Press Releases

    Birch Appoints Shawn Murray as Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer

    New Sales Leader selected to Further Drive Organic Sales Focus and Market Expansion


    Atlanta, Ga. – July 1, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc., (“Birch”) a leading provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses across North America, announced today that it has named Shawn Murray to the company’s Executive Leadership Team as Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer. Murray is a recognized leader in communications technology sales and brings a long record of success in driving multi-channel business development and organic growth.

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    Birch Further Expands its Channel Partner Program

    Promotes 20+ Year Channel Executive to Lead Expanded Strategic Alliances and Partner Programs


    Atlanta, Ga. – June 21, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc., (“Birch”) a leading provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses across North America, announced continued expansion of their Channel Partner program and promotion of Paul Masters to SVP of Alternate Channels.

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    Birch Appoints Jim O’Brien as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

    20+ year Communications Operations Executive Selected to Advance Customer Experience.

    ATLANTA – May 18, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses across North America, announced the appointment of Jim O’Brien as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, which became effective May 16, 2016.

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    Birch Names Tony Tomae as President and CEO

    Company plans to focus on organic growth with this coordinated executive appointment.

    ATLANTA – May 3, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses across North America, announced today that its Board of Directors named Tony Tomae as the company’s next President and CEO, effective May 1.  Tomae succeeds Vincent M. Oddo, who will be assuming a new position as President and CEO of Birch’s sister company, Birch Equity Partners.

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    Birch Launches Cloud Phone Solution Designed for Small Businesses

    Company enables small businesses to benefit from affordable cloud phone service with advanced features.

    ATLANTA – April 27, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, as well as consumers, announced today the introduction of a cloud phone product expressly designed for small businesses, TotalCloud® Voice Essentials.

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    Birch Expands Metro-Fiber Network, Adds Another 130,000 Buildings to Service Footprint

    Company Continues to Boost Metro-Fiber Initiative to reach 1,000,000 buildings in 2016.

    ATLANTA – April 11, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses across North America, announced today that its latest fiber network footprint expansion in Q1 ’16 has added 130,000 buildings bringing the total to more than 550,000 Metro-Fiber buildings. These latest additions mark the fifth major Metro-Fiber network expansion in the past 12 months and another large advancement toward the 1,000,000 building goal set for 2016.

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    Birch Invests in Mercer University’s New Innovation Center

    Company deploys 1 Gbps Metro-Fiber internet connection at cutting-edge entrepreneurship facility.

    ATLANTA – April 11, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, announced today its partnership with the new Mercer Innovation Center focused on cultivating entrepreneurship in Middle Georgia. Birch is equipping the center with the latest Cloud technology solutions, including its enterprise-class TotalCloud® PBX, TotalCloud® File Storage, and 1 Gbps Metro-Fiber connection to deliver the highest-speed Internet experience for its members and guests.

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    Birch Completes Purchase of Primus Telecommunications Assets in Canada

    Company expands customer base and service footprint with the purchase of select assets of Canada’s largest independent, full-service telecommunications and cloud service provider.

    ATLANTA – April 4, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, announced today it has completed the Canada component of its purchase of select assets and customers of Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. and its affiliates (“Primus”). Primus, Canada’s largest independent, full-service telecommunications and cloud service provider, serves more than 250,000 businesses and consumers throughout Canada.

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    Birch Representative Wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2016 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

    Sales Executive Recognized for Sales Excellence and Helping to Educate the Public on the Best Technology Options for their Business

    ATLANTA – March 31, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, announced that on March 4, 2016, its Sales Executive, Ivan Nava, was presented with a Silver Stevie® Award at the tenth annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service as the winner in the “Sales Representative of the Year” category.

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    Birch Returns to Channel Partners Conference & Expo

    Company Highlights Expanded Network and Cloud Solutions to Partner Community

    ATLANTA – March 16, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming Channel Partners Conference and Expo, held March 16-18, 2016 at the Venetian & Sands Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada. Birch will demonstrate how to earn immediate, bonus, and long-term revenues by delivering exceptional quality of experience for network and cloud-based applications and services through the Birch Partner Program.

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