Great Plains Communications wraps Pinpoint deal, adds 1,200 fiber miles to portfolio

Great Plains Communications has completed its acquisition of Pinpoint Network Solutions and the Pinpoint Broadband business units of regional fiber company Pinpoint Holdings, deepening its fiber miles in the Omaha, Neb., area.

Through this acquisition, Great Plains adds 1,200 fiber miles including 135 additional miles in the greater Omaha Metro market.

This will complement the 6,000-plus mile Great Plains fiber network that reaches into parts of Nebraska, extending into Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wyoming.

In Nebraska, the acquisition of the Pinpoint assets enables Great Plains to better respond to its business and wholesale service provider customers that want diverse network route options, access to more business buildings and network redundancy.

Customers will also gain further network reliability on the expanded network which is monitored 24x7x365 from its Network Operations Center.

The acquisition was announced in December and was officially completed on Feb. 11, 2016.

Acquiring Pinpoint's assets comes at a time when Great Plains has been enhancing its overall network, including the addition of a diverse 100G route between Nebraska and Iowa.

For more:
- see the release

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