ATLANTA - Birch Communications, Inc., announced its recent agreement to purchase select assets and customers of Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. (“Primus”), one of Canada’s largest independent, full-service, telecommunications service providers. The closing is expected in the second quarter of 2016 and this transaction will mark the 28th asset purchase for Birch.
Primus’ more than 250,000 business and consumer customers will significantly expand Birch’s service footprint. The transaction will also include 20,000 customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. In addition, Birch and Primus complement each other from a product perspective, each offering industry-leading broadband internet, cloud-hosted PBX, dedicated data access, local phone, long distance and a variety of wholesale solutions.