a subsidiary of HickoryTech
announced today it has secured a 10-year contract to continue to provide
the West Fargo School District in North Dakota with Wide Area Network
services to connect schools within the district.
The contract with a value more than $1 million is effective July 1, 2013
and includes 15 facilities, including the new Liberty Middle School
which will be in operation for the 2013-14 school year. As the district
looks to add additional schools in the future, the contract will be
amended to include connectivity to those facilities.
The company has been providing network services for the West Fargo
School District for the past 12 years.
"It's been an extremely good relationship we've had with IdeaOne and now
Enventis," said Rob Kaspari, techology director of West Fargo School
District. "The company is extremely responsive. They always let us know
about upcoming service windows and when I call, I always get someone on
"We are proud to continue the long standing relationship with West Fargo
Public Schools in supplying their communications services and providing
the district with quality service," said Marty Mohagen, sales manager at
HickoryTech acquired IdeaOne Telecom in March 2012 and rebranded IdeaOne
as Enventis, the company's leading business brand.
specializes in providing integrated voice, data and network
communication solutions to businesses and service providers across the
upper Midwest. Leveraging its five-state fiber optic network, Enventis
provides IP telephony, high-capacity transport services and MPLS.
Enventis, a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, provides network solutions for
a broad spectrum of business clients. Enventis is a subsidiary of
HickoryTech; NASDAQ: HTCO.
To learn more about Enventis and how "We'll Network That," visit www.enventis.com.
Forward looking statementCertain statements included in
this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking
statements." Such forward-looking statements are based on current
expectations, estimates and projections about the industry in which
HickoryTech operates and management's beliefs and assumptions. The
forward-looking statements are subject to uncertainties. These
statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain
risks, uncertainties and probabilities. Therefore, actual outcomes and
results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in
such forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the
date on which they were made. HickoryTech undertakes no obligation to
update any of its forward-looking statements, except as required by
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