PARSHALL, ND and STANLEY, ND, September 14th ,2021 –
RTC Networks is pleased to announce that it will be purchasing Midstate Telephone LLC and Midstate Communications, Inc. The agreement has been approved by the Board of Directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2021, pending approval from the Federal Communication Commission (FCC).
Ryan Wilhelmi, Midstate Telephone LLC President/General Manager, “RTC Networks and Midstate Companies have both provided excellent service to their respective customers since they started doing business. We are confident that RTC Networks will continue their tradition of providing excellent, cutting edge services as they bring our existing customers into their network.”
“RTC Networks is grateful and excited for the opportunity to provide service to the communities served by Midstate Telephone and Midstate Communications. We will do our best to provide the best service possible and look forward to becoming part of each community and making a positive impact in each community” says RTC Networks’ CEO/General Manager, Shane Hart.
The Midstate companies are privately owned and have provided fiber-based phone, internet and video to the Stanley, Portal, Medora, Beach, Golva and the surrounding communities since 1958.
RTC Networks is a cooperative which was formed by its member owners in 1951 . Headquartered in Parshall, RTC Networks also has customer offices in New Town and Watford City. RTC Networks provides fiber-based internet, phone, video, business phone systems and surveillance cameras throughout its service area in west-central North Dakota, including the communities of Garrison, Max, Kenmare, New Town, Watford City and Alexander. Visit www.RTC.coop/about for more information.