CloseCall America

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CloseCall America, also called CloseCall, was a telephone, wireless and Internet service provider formed in 1999, with operations headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland.[1] It provided service throughout the United States.

Founded in May 1999, CloseCall was a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) operating in 48 states of the US. CloseCall provided voice and data services to businesses, residential, and government customers on a combination of resold networks from the incumbent carriers. Stephen Ruppert was the founder of CloseCall America,[2] but they were acquired by MobilePro in 2004.[3][4] MobilePro sold its CLEC operations to USA Telephone in 2007.[5]

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  1. ^ Adler, Neil (2006-07-21). "MobilePro subsidiary expands services in N.Y. and Kansas". Washington Business Journal. American City Business Journals. Archived from the original on 2010-01-31. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  2. ^ Trewyn, Phill (2001-03-09). "Phone company targets Illinois border towns.". Milwaukee Business Journal. American City Business Journals. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  3. ^ "MobilePro expands voice, wireless, Internet service to Texas". San Antonio Business Journal. American City Business Journals. 2006-02-21. Archived from the original on 2010-01-31. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  4. ^ "CloseCall shareholders approve purchase by MobilePro". The Business Journal of Milwaukee. American City Business Journals. 2004-09-28. Archived from the original on 2010-01-31. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  5. ^ MobilePro to divest CLEC division for $30M

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