Boldyn Networks acquires Apogee Telecom to enhance connectivity in US higher education


In a significant development for the US higher education connectivity landscape, Boldyn Networks has completed its acquisition of Apogee Telecom, a prominent provider of on-campus connectivity infrastructure. This move is set to enhance Boldyn’s presence in the rapidly growing education sector by integrating Apogee’s extensive experience and strong reputation with Boldyn’s global expertise in wireless and fiber solutions.

Reinforcing Commitment to US Connectivity

Apogee Telecom, known for its managed wireless, residential, campus networks, IT solutions, and fiber infrastructure services, serves over 350 higher education customers across the United States. This acquisition is part of Boldyn’s broader strategy to invest billions in improving connectivity throughout the US, signaling a strong commitment to the digital infrastructure of educational institutions.

“The acquisition of Apogee represents a fantastic opportunity for us at Boldyn to bring extended wireless capabilities to the growing US Higher Education segment,” stated Igor Leprince, Group CEO of Boldyn Networks. Leprince emphasized that Apogee’s 25-year track record and deep sector knowledge will enhance Boldyn’s ability to support the dynamic needs of educational institutions in a digital era.

Boldyn Networks Strengthens Education Sector Presence with Acquisition of Apogee Telecom

Boldyn Networks Strengthens Education Sector Presence with Acquisition of Apogee Telecom

Future Vision for Smart Campus Solutions

Scott Drossos, CEO of Apogee, expressed enthusiasm about the merger, noting Apogee’s role as a preferred technology services partner for US colleges and universities. Under Boldyn’s ownership, Apogee aims to continue providing high-quality wireless services enhanced by new technologies such as private LTE, 5G, and DAS.

Christos Karmis, Boldyn Networks’ US CEO, highlighted the growing connectivity demands in the education sector, driven by users requiring high bandwidth and low latency applications. “Boldyn’s expertise in building connectivity backbones for smart cities and large public venues uniquely positions us to develop the ‘smart campus’ of the future,” Karmis said. This approach aims to transform the educational experience, leveraging advanced technologies to meet the increasing digital demands of students and staff.

A Unified Future under Boldyn

With Apogee now integrated into Boldyn Networks’ US operations, the company is poised to leverage its expanded expertise to foster an interconnected future across various sectors. Apogee’s establishment in 1999 in Austin, Texas, and its comprehensive service portfolio positions it uniquely within the higher education market, supporting a community of over one million students and administrators.

The combined capabilities of Boldyn and Apogee are expected to drive innovation in educational connectivity, enhancing campus experiences and supporting the academic missions of institutions nationwide.

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