Two Kansas-based Fiber Companies Join Forces
January 13, 2023
Iola, KS (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)
Iola, Kansas-based KwiKom Communications (“KwiKom”), a leader of fixed wireless and fiber-to-the-premise Internet in Kansas and surrounding states has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by WANRack, LLC (“WANRack”), a national leader of custom fiber optic network deployments headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. KwiKom builds and operates fiber optic and fixed wireless broadband networks that serve residential and business customers in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. The two companies will continue operating under their respective brands following the acquisition.
Zach Peres, President of KwiKom stated: “KwiKom’s mission is to connect communities, big and small. Our team has built a great network and business over the past 10 years, and we are geared up for future growth! In partnership with WANRack and their financial partner, CBRE Investment Management, we will now be able to exponentially advance our strategic goals. The two companies are an excellent fit!”
“We are extremely excited to welcome KwiKom into the WANRack family,” said Mike Brigman, WANRack’s President & Chief Operating Officer. “KwiKom has a proven track record of stellar customer service and capacity to expand. Their high-caliber team and impressive services portfolio align perfectly with WANRack’s vision for growth.”
KwiKom provides internet and voice services, with video service launching in the first quarter of 2023. Founded in 2010, KwiKom’s ever-expanding network services an area of more than 30,000 square miles, across 75 counties in four states. For the last five years, KwiKom has been expanding into gigabit fiber network services to homes and businesses across multiple markets in Kansas. KwiKom looks forward to continuing to serve these areas, contributing a superior level of service and customer support. We strive to meet the home, business, and educational needs and demands of our consumers. While there will be no changes for existing customers, this new partnership will allow us to expand and upgrade even faster and to provide the world class service our customers expect and deserve. To learn more about KwiKom, visit www.KwiKom.com
WANRack provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based infrastructure and related services to schools, hospitals, libraries, enterprise and carrier customers throughout the continental United States. Service offerings include E-Rate-compliant lit fiber, dark fiber, and special construction solutions. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, the company provides bespoke fiber solutions, which eliminates countless points of failure found in typical legacy networks. To learn more about WANRack, visit www.wanrack.com.