Boston Omaha Corporation (NYSE: BOC), through its wholly owned subsidiary FIF St George, LLC (“FIF St George”), has completed the acquisition of the businesses operated by InfoWest, Inc. (“InfoWest”) and Go Fiber LLC (“Go Fiber”), fiber and fixed wireless internet service providers located in St. George, Utah. The InfoWest and Go Fiber businesses together provide high-speed internet services to over 20,000 customers throughout Southern and Central Utah, Northern Arizona and Moapa Valley, Nevada.
InfoWest Co-Founder and CEO Kelly Nyberg said, “Our partnership with Boston Omaha will dramatically accelerate our fiber expansion within our current markets and into new communities.”
InfoWest and Go Fiber equityholders will collectively have a 20% initial ownership stake in FIF St George, a new entity formed by Boston Omaha for purposes of completing the acquisitions. Boston Omaha intends to make significant additional capital investments to fund FIF St George’s fiber-to-the-home expansion. Key members of the executive team will remain on to continue guiding the company in the next phase of growth.
Co-CEO of Boston Omaha, Adam Peterson added, "The InfoWest and Go Fiber teams have built robust networks capable of scaling within and outside of their current footprints. Additionally, their history of delighting customers by providing exceptional service made these businesses a natural fit into our fiber-to-the-home strategy throughout western rural communities and beyond.”
Boston Omaha’s Fiber is Fast businesses include AireBeam in Arizona, Utah Broadband in northern Utah, InfoWest and Go Fiber in Utah, Arizona and Nevada, and Fiber Fast Homes.
About Boston Omaha Corporation
Boston Omaha Corporation is a public holding company with four majority owned businesses engaged in outdoor advertising, surety insurance, broadband telecommunications services, and asset management.
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