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Distributel’s Primus acquisition ‘just fits,’ CEO says

telecom | 01/19/2021 5:52 pm EST

Distributel Communications Ltd. has acquired telecom service provider Primus from Fusion Connect Inc. in what Distributel CEO Matt Stein said Tuesday was a “major acquisition” for the company.  “It’s hundreds more employees, so many more customers… there’s more geography that we cover together and more products,” Stein said in a phone interview, though he declined to offer specifics or numbers about how much the company will grow as a result. Primus has been owned by a U.S. company since 2016, and Distributel’s acquisition brings it back to Canadian ownership,...

Bell rate increases for Primus would hurt low-income consumers: interventions

telecom | 01/05/2021 6:18 pm EST

A BCE Inc. price increase on the unbundled local loop (ULL) service it sells to Fusion Connect Inc.'s Primus will have an undue impact on low-income customers who rely on the...