Hargray Acquires Florida-Based Electronet to Expand Southeastern Footprint

 

  • Electronet Broadband Communications
  • Hargray Fiber

SAVANNAH, GA and TALLAHASSEE, FL — Hargray Fiber, a regional communications provider and metro-fiber over builder, announced that it has purchased Electronet, a fiber-based broadband communications company operating in Tallahassee, Florida. The transaction further expands Hargray's network in the southeast and positions the company to offer Electronet's customers and the broader commercial market a more robust suite of communications services.

"On behalf of Hargray's nearly 800 colleagues, we are pleased to announce our acquisition of Electronet Broadband Communications and the continued expansion of our Florida operations. Hargray's purpose is to empower people and communities to connect and thrive.  We do this by envisioning and delivering customer delight – something not typically associated with most telecommunications service providers.  We are excited to have the opportunity to advance our purpose and bring Hargray's full suite of communications solutions, robust last mile fiber connectivity, and our unmatched, superior customer service to businesses in Tallahassee," said Hargray chairman and CEO, Michael Gottdenker.  "We are particularly excited to partner with Electronet's existing team, led by Paul Watts, who combined have decades of experience and relationships in Tallahassee and who share our passion for customer delight."

Chris McCorkendale, senior vice president of Hargray Fiber, noted, "We remain very committed to providing advanced broadband services to commercial businesses in the southeast. With our entry into Tallahassee, we bring dedicated local service, superior support, and a commitment to the community. We plan to invest in the network and provide our full suite of communication products including enhanced data, voice, video, Hosted Unified Communications, Metro-Ethernet and multi-gigabit symmetrical circuits delivered exclusively over Hargray's 100% fiber-optic network."

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