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Conterra Broadband to Provide Judson Independent School District 10 Gigabit Fiber Broadband Services

Charlotte, NC and San Antonio, TX; January 5, 2015- Conterra Broadband Services, a national provider of optical fiber-based Ethernet solutions, has been awarded a multi-year contract to deploy a private optical fiber based WAN network infrastructure to support Internet access, data, video and Voice over IP (VoIP) transport services for the Judson Independent School District (“JISD”). The all fiber network will connect the district’s schools and administrative facilities with multiple network hub sites.
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Court Square Capital Leads Major Equity Investment in Conterra Broadband

Court Square Capital Leads Major Equity Investment in Conterra Broadband

 Conterra’s CEO and Management Team Co-Invest in Transaction

March 19, 2014 – Charlotte, NC – Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc., a national provider of infrastructure-based broadband services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement through which Court Square Capital Partners—along with substantial participation by the company’s senior management team—will lead an equity investment that will result in the purchase of a majority interest in Conterra.  The transaction includes the acquisition of stakes owned by the company’s current institutional shareholders, including affiliates of Goldman Sachs, Duke Energy and GE Capital.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Metro Connect USA 2013 – Post Event Newsletter

February, 2013 – Capacity Conferences would like to thank all of the 372 attendees, 167 companies, 13 sponsors and 12 exhibitors for giving the 13th annual Metro Connect USA such a vibrant, buzzing atmosphere.

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The renowned pre-event BBQ & Beers (hosted by LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS) helped set the tone for the conference with great food, good beer and interesting company under the miraculously rain-free Miami sky.

The opening keynote on day one teed up discussion points echoed throughout the conference as the moderator, Fedor Smith, President at ATLANTIC-ACM navigated the threats and opportunities apparent in the metro market today.

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Conterra Broadband Services to Present at Metro Connect USA Conference

Conterra’s CEO, Steve Leeolou, Discusses Small Cell Deployment Opportunities

Charlotte, NC – February 4, 2013 –Conterra Broadband Services (“Conterra”), a national provider of high capacity, wide area network (WAN) bandwidth services specializing in underserved areas of the nation, announces that Steve Leeolou, Chief Executive Officer, will be speaking at Capacity’s Metro Connect USA 2013 Conference, taking place February 19-21, 2013 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel in Miami, FL.

Steve will participate in the “Wireless Backhaul: Meeting Bandwidth Demand and Evaluating the Small Cell Opportunity” panel taking place on Thursday, February 21st at 11:30 a.m. This session will discuss how the introduction of small cells into wireless backhaul will herald a new era in backhaul deployment, and how these developments will shape the market.

Designed for C-Level executives, Capacity’s Metro Connect USA Conference brings together many of telecommunications industry’s most prominent and influential executives. This annual conference provides the forum for market leaders to share insights, network and debate industry strategies for the coming year.

To register for the Metro Connect USA Conference, click here.

Conterra Broadband Services to Offer Hosted VoIP Services

January  31, 2013 – Charlotte, NC – Conterra Broadband Services (“Conterra”), a national provider of high capacity wide area network services (WAN), announces today that it has entered into an agreement with Jive Communications which allows Conterra to offer Jive’s Hosted VoIP services to its customers and prospects.  This business relationship offers customers access to a more comprehensive suite of connectivity solutions by combining Conterra’s high quality WAN services with Jive’s Hosted VoIP Solutions.

“Hosted VoIP is becoming the standard telephony platform for E-Rate eligible institutions, such as schools and libraries.  Jive’s Hosted VoIP offering is a perfect complement to our broadband wide area network (WAN) service and allows Conterra to offer a feature rich, turnkey voice solution to our clients,” said Van Snowdon, Executive Vice President for Conterra Broadband Services.

“We are very pleased to be working with Conterra.  They have a proven track record of successfully serving their customers’ infrastructure needs,” said John Pope, CEO of Jive Communications.  “Combining our nationally recognized voice and video products with their networking capabilities will provide a cost-effective and high-value solution for public sector organizations throughout the U.S.”

The combined solution is available now to schools and libraries seeking services for E-Rate Year 16 cycle.

About Conterra Broadband Services

Conterra Broadband Services, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a national provider of facilities-based broadband services for K-12, healthcare and government entities, wireless and wireline carriers, and select enterprises that require bandwidth intensive, carrier-grade data, video and voice transport services primarily in underserved areas throughout America.  Conterra and its subsidiaries currently provide these services to over 1,000 K-12 schools, colleges, government and commercial sites throughout the United States, serving over one million students, teachers and administrators.  For more information about Conterra, visit www.conterra.com or call 877-365-6701.

About Jive Communications

Jive Communications, headquartered in Orem, Utah, is a leading provider of hosted VoIP and video communications to thousands of commercial, government, and educational organizations. Jive built and maintains its proprietary, cloud-based communications platform—and is one of the fastest growing companies in the Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) industry. For more information about Jive, visit www.getjive.com or call 888-850-3009.