OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InfoWest Inc. (“InfoWest”), a majority owned subsidiary of Boston Omaha Corporation (NYSE:BOC) has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of SunRiver Fiber Network from Cable Systems of Nevada (“Cable Systems”). The transaction includes all fiber internet assets along with the internet and VoIP subscriber agreements. The acquisition expands InfoWest’s current fiber footprint in St. George by including the SunRiver Community.
“The SunRiver Fiber Network is a really well-designed and constructed fiber project that fits nicely into our strategic growth plan. InfoWest is excited to continue the great service offered by Cable Systems and maintain a customer-first focus on delivering high-speed fiber internet.”
InfoWest’s Co-Founder and COO Randy Cosby said, “The SunRiver Fiber Network is a really well-designed and constructed fiber project that fits nicely into our strategic growth plan. InfoWest is excited to continue the great service offered by Cable Systems and maintain a customer-first focus on delivering high-speed fiber internet.”
InfoWest’s Co-Founder and CEO Kelly Nyberg said, “Our business model of providing quality service and responsive support aligns well and helps to ensure continued high-quality internet service to all the customers in SunRiver. Our commitment to providing the best customer experience remains and we are excited to further enhance our current broadband efforts in St. George. This is a significant milestone for us to follow our mission of providing the ultimate internet experience to each of our customers.”
About The SunRiver Fiber Network & Cable Systems
The SunRiver Fiber Network, formerly operated by Cable Systems, includes approximately 2,700 fiber passings and 1,000 active fiber customers. Cable Systems provides high-speed internet, video offerings and voice services in Southern Utah, Nevada and Colorado.
About Boston Omaha Broadband & InfoWest
Boston Omaha Broadband (BOB) is a vertical of Boston Omaha that operates four broadband companies with an emphasis on fiber-to-the-premise. AireBeam (AZ), InfoWest (UT) and Utah Broadband (UT) are legacy ISPs serving numerous communities throughout Arizona, Utah and Nevada while Fiber Fast Homes is a nation-wide ISP specializing in new home and build-for-rent communities. Boston Omaha Broadband currently provides internet service to over 40,000 subscribers throughout 13 states. For more information about Boston Omaha Broadband visit www.bostonomahabroadband.com/.
InfoWest, a leader in Southern Utah’s ISP industry since 1994, offers Fiber-Optic Broadband Internet and High-Speed Wireless services to residential and commercial clients throughout Utah and select areas of Arizona and Nevada. In addition to Internet, InfoWest also offers VoIP, video streaming, security and video surveillance, and IoT automation. Headquartered in St. George, Utah, InfoWest continues to expand its network footprint, coverage and reliability to allow faster speeds for thousands of customers. InfoWest is the Utah 2023 Best of State winner in telecommunications. For more information about InfoWest visit www.infowest.com.
About Boston Omaha
Boston Omaha Corporation is a public holding company with four majority owned businesses engaged in outdoor advertising, broadband telecommunications services, surety insurance and asset management.
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