SureWest puts Matt Zuschlag in charge of Kansas City business

SureWest (Nasdaq: SURW) continues to get its Kansas City house in order by appointing 22-year telecom veteran Matt Zuschlag as the region's new general manager.

Reporting to Karlyn Oberg, SureWest's VP of operations, Zuschlag will oversee SureWest's network and plant operations in the Kansas City region.

Prior to his new post, Zuschlag was SureWest's executive director of field services and support operations and also served as the ILEC's customer service director.

Kansas City has become a key piece of SureWest's growth engine ever since it entered the market through its purchase Everest Broadband. Operating both an existing HFC network and Fiber to the Premises network, SureWest recently revealed plans to extend the network to an additional 5,000 homes.

And while the service provider is now seeing potential threats from Google's own FTTP initiative, SureWest, which will report its Q2 2011 revenues on July 28, said its Kansas City revenues have grown 60 percent.

For more:
- Sacramento Business Journal has this article

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