Telecommunications company to acquire Fusion Media

Telecommunications company to acquire Fusion Media
empower announced Tuesday they plan to acquire Fusion Media, an internet and video service provider headquartered in Brookland. (Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -A well-known telecommunications provider based in Brookland will soon be under new ownership.

According to a press release, empower, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Craighead Electric Cooperative Corp. announced Tuesday they will acquire Fusion Media.

Formed in 2008, Fusion Media provides high-speed Internet, video and telephone services to communities in Craighead and Greene counties.

“By welcoming Fusion Media to the empower family, we can now offer an even brighter technology future to consumers throughout Northeast Arkansas,” said Jeremiah Sloand, manager of empower.

According to the release, empower plans to build over 2,500 miles of fiber optic network designed to provide gigabit service connections to more than 30,000 residences across Northeast Arkansas.

Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

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