Investment Date
December 2011
Vertical
Telecommunications
Fund
GCP III
Investment Status
Current
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Alpheus Communications

One of the largest fiber network and data center operators in Texas, Alpheus Communications provides high bandwidth transport, Direct Internet Access (DIA), and data center services for carrier, government, and enterprise customers

Highlights

  • #2 Texas Wholesale Data Transport provider with strong presence in growing cities including Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and Corpus Christi
  • Wholesale/Carrier division serves 120 Carrier customers (e.g. Verizon, CLECs, Level 3, T-mobile) by selling bandwidth on fiber metro rings & regional long-haul in Texas
  • Enterprise/Data Center division serves 80 enterprise customers (e.g. Cushman & Wakefield, TASB) by providing internet and data center storage services to Texas-based companies
  • Acquired Alpheus Communications from Genesis Park GP Company and El Paso Corporation

Initiatives

  • Augmented senior management and executed hiring strategy
  • Lit South Texas portion of network enabling further growth
  • Re-introduced Enterprise channel
  • Launched key new products in Enterprise and Wholesale divisions