Broadband Infrastructure, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Absolute Technologies LLC, a specialty contractor in structured cabling infrastructure, headquartered in South Carolina. Absolute Technologies LLC joins CAROLINA UNDERGROUND SOLUTIONS, a leading underground telecommunications contractor and Veteran-Owned business. These companies together will continue serving commercial and government customers with a growing array of broadband infrastructure solutions.
Brad Cunningham, CEO and President of Broadband Infrastructure Inc, stated, “We are honored to join forces with Absolute Technologies. This organization coupled with Carolina Underground have complementary technical service offerings for customers, allowing us to do more for clients. We share a Quality First values set, and both companies strive to be excellent employers for their people.”
Commenting on the strategic market growth for specialized broadband solutions, Cunningham said: “There is a perfect storm of new communication technology (5-G technology) and exploding demand for broadband and it requires a LOT of fiber backbone and structured cabling.” Cunningham continued: “The telecoms are tasked with building the infrastructure to meet the exploding demand for broadband fueled by an ever-increasing array of streaming devices, from smartphones to robotics, and manufacturing controls.” He concluded by saying: “All of these factors drive exponentially the need here in the Southeast for the services and products that our companies offer.”
Allen Watson, VP of Absolute Technologies LLC, said: “The combination of these companies offers a parallel capability for a complete broadband infrastructure contracting leader. The two companies’ skills are synergistic creating a broader mix, making us better able to solve a wider variety of customer requirements in the broadband space. Customers will benefit from our ability to offer turn-key fiber solutions. This is an ideal time to power-up in this manner, with a long wave of market surge forecasted by all the experts.”
About Carolina Underground Solutions LLC (CUS): Headquartered in the Greenville community of Upstate South Carolina, Carolina Underground installs underground fiber optic cabling in a 3-state area. Founded in 2015, they work for the major telecoms, state DOT’s, the federal DOD, and industrial clients. CUS provides directional drilling, boring, and trenching services for the installation of underground fiber optic systems. The Company’s mission is to be the partner of choice for cost-effective, on-time, technically excellent broadband infrastructure solutions.
About Absolute Technologies LLC: Headquartered in the Upstate region of South Carolina, Absolute Technologies LLC was founded in 2015 and has enjoyed steady growth since inception. It is one of the best diversified cabling companies in the Southeast, offering structured cabling, security solutions, and data architecture solutions to numerous commercial and government customers. Absolute Technologies, LLC specializes in the design, installation and maintenance of structured cabling systems for both new buildings and tenant improvements. The Company creates cabling systems that maximize power, reduce bulk, and accommodate future upgrades.