|[January 17, 2014]
Affiniti appoints Dale Briggs as Vice President of Field Operations
BROOMFIELD, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
Affiniti, the network operator of the EAGLE-Net Alliance, today
announced that it has appointed Dale Briggs to be Vice President of
Field Operations in charge of project management, facilities and
Briggs previously served as Vice President of Operations at EAGLE-Net,
where he helped provide broadband services to school districts and
government entities in Colorado. As part of its agreement to operate the
network, Affiniti will be hiring nearly all of EAGLE-Net's employees.
"We are pleased to have Dale Briggs and the other EAGLE-Net employees
join our team at Affiniti," said Darol Lain, President and CEO of
Affiniti. "They will help us provide high-quality network services to
schools, hospitals, libraries and government facilities."
In October 2013, EAGLE-Net reached a contract with Affiniti to serve as
its network operator. Affiniti has committed more than $8 million in
capital in order to connect school districts o the middle-mile network.
In return, Affiniti will offer access of the network to service
providers who are seeking to provide customers with broadband services
EAGLE-Net Alliance is a Colorado intergovernmental entity which
operates a cost-sharing cooperative that will deliver a carrier quality
broadband network to more than 170 communities across the state.
EAGLE-Net is building a sustainable network to better connect education,
libraries, government and health care facilities statewide. EAGLE-Net
also provides commodity internet services with access to advanced
research and education networks. For more information, go to www.co-eaglenet.net.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, TX Communications, LLC (d/b/a,
Affiniti) is a leading provider of broadband communication and network
services to public and private organizations across the United States.
Through its middle mile networks, last mile connections and customized
network integration solutions, Affiniti provides broadband wide area
networking, voice over IP telephony, Internet access, and managed
services to schools, hospitals, state and local governments, and private
enterprises. For further information, go to www.affiniti.com.
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