Eschelon Telecom

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Eschelon Telecom was a Minneapolis, MN based company[1] founded in 1996 by its chairman, Cliff Williams, as Advanced Telecommunications, Inc., a holding company for telecommunications businesses. Eschelon provides service in Minnesota, Colorado, California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Utah and Montana.

In April 2000, it was unified under the single name of Eschelon Telecom, Inc.

In March 2007, Integra Telecom signed a definitive agreement to purchase Eschelon for $710M USD in cash and debt repayment.[2][1]


  1. ^ a b Earnshaw, Aliza (March 20, 2007). "Integra swells with Eschelon purchase". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  2. ^ "Integra buying Eschelon for $710M - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal"

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