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08/22/2017
Fans lined the concourses early before venturing out to view the total solar eclipse. Columbia Fireflies officials expected more than 10,000 fans to come to Spirit Communications Park. Visit URL
08/11/2017
The EQT Infrastructure III fund (“EQT Infrastructure” or “the fund”) has signed a definitive agreement to invest in a majority stake of Spirit Communications (“Spirit” or “the company”) from its founding partners who will retain a significant ownership interest in the company. Visit URL
08/11/2017
Sweden-based EQT Infrastructure III fund plans to acquire a majority stake of Columbia-based Spirit Communications, a privately held provider of fiber-based data and broadband services in the Carolinas and Georgia. Visit URL
08/10/2017
Private equity firm EQT is purchasing a majority stake in regional fiber provider Spirit Communications, giving the service provider a new source of capital to grow the network to respond to a host of wholesale and business service opportunities in the southeastern United States. Visit URL
08/10/2017
The EQT Infrastructure III fund says it has signed a definitive agreement to invest in a majority stake of Spirit Communications, a fiber-based data and broadband service provider, from its founding partners. The transaction is pending customary regulatory approval and closing conditions. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. Visit URL
08/10/2017
Stockholm-based alternative investment firm EQT Infrastructure has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Spirit Communications from its founding partners, who will retain a significant ownership interest in the company. Visit URL
08/09/2017
The EQT Infrastructure III fund ("EQT Infrastructure" or "the fund") has signed a definitive agreement to invest in a majority stake of Spirit Communications ("Spirit" or "the company") from its founding partners who will retain a significant ownership interest in the company. Visit URL
08/09/2017
Swedish fund manager EQT Infrastructure has signed an agreement to purchase a majority stake of US fibre based data and broadband service provider Spirit Communications Visit URL
08/09/2017
The EQT Infrastructure III fund ("EQT Infrastructure" or "the fund") has signed a definitive agreement to invest in a majority stake of Spirit Communications ("Spirit" or "the company") from its founding partners who will retain a significant ownership interest in the company. Visit URL
08/09/2017
EQT Infrastructure to invest in majority stake in Spirit Communications, a leading pure-play fiber based data and broadband service provider in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia in the U.S.; the current owners will retain a significant stake in the company Download
08/09/2017
The EQT infrastructure investment fund is continuing its expansion along the east coast of the US with an agreement to buy a majority stake in Spirit Communications, a fibre network operator active in the Carolinas and Georgia. Visit URL
10/28/2016
Spirit Communications, South Carolina’s leading provider of voice, data, Internet, and fiber optic solutions, is teaming up with the City of North Augusta to provide free Wi-Fi in its downtown area stretching over an area of 5 blocks. Download
10/25/2016
Privately owned Spirit Communications with its member-owners of South Carolina-based telecom companies announced today the kick-off of their “GigUP South Carolina” campaign. Download
08/16/2016
The Medical University of South Carolina broke ground on its $385 million children’s hospital Friday and announced that $102 million has been raised so far to pay for it. Visit URL
08/09/2016
Spirit Communications, the Southeast's premiere provider of digital fiber optic networks in the Carolinas, has earned the coverage expansion contract from on of the nation's largest Wireless Carriers. Download
07/26/2016
Ballpark Digest has honored Spirit Communications Park as its 2016 Ballpark of the Year. Download
05/11/2016
A collaborative partnership was announced between Spirit Communications and SOCO, Inc. to provide gigabit speed broadband internet access at all SOCO locations in the Columbia, SC region. This first of its kind collaboration will be powered by the Spirit Fiber Network “Lighting up BullStreet” with symmetrical Gigabit Internet capabilities with a future proof platform. Download
04/15/2016
With a unique setting and a stunning design, Spirit Communications Park, new home of the Columbia Fireflies, had a strong debut last night. But the most important takeaway will be seen over time, as the ballpark is a catalyst for development in South Carolina’s capital city. Visit URL
04/04/2016
Press Release - It’s often said you can accomplish more as a team than you can individually. And indeed, “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” especially when it comes to Spirit Communications. Download
09/21/2015
Spirit deploys Alcatel-Lucent’s powerful 7950 XRS core router to support ever-increasing data capacity demands by enterprises and government while simultaneously reducing its energy footprint Visit URL
09/03/2015
Spirit Communications has donated broadband services valued at $1.4 million to Clemson University, which will connect South Carolina’s premier research universities with a state-of-the-art fiber optic backbone. Visit URL
07/21/2015
PalmettoNet, a Spirit Communications company and one of the largest providers of digital fiber optic networks in the Carolinas, has secured the contract to provide Fiber-to-the-Tower from one of the nation’s largest Wireless Carriers. Download
06/29/2015
Spirit Communications and the City of Columbia announced today, a joint partnership to bring free public Wi-Fi access to Main Street and Downtown Columbia. Download
02/23/2015
Spirit Communications announced today the completion of its acquisition of SCANA Communications, Inc. (“SCI”), including its interest in FRC, LLC, (“FRC”) a fiber network joint venture between SCI and Spirit Communications. Download
01/28/2015
Spirit Communications and The Legacy Agency announced a sponsorship deal with PGA Web.com Tour player Kelvin Day. Day, originally from London, England and played collegiality at Charleston Southern University, now resides in Charlotte N.C. Download
12/16/2014
Spirit Communications announced today the acquisition of SCANA Communications, Inc. (“SCI”), including its interest in FRC, LLC, (“FRC”) a fiber network joint venture between SCI and Spirit Communications. Download
12/03/2014
The City of Columbia and Columbia Professional Baseball, announced today that they have reached an agreement with Spirit Communications to name the new, state-of-the-art multi-use sports and entertainment venue at Columbia Common in downtown Columbia. The venue will be known as “Spirit Communications Park.” Download
11/10/2014
Spirit Communications and Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative, LLC (PRTC) are pleased to announce the availability of super-high-speed Internet access to schools in the most rural areas of Charleston's School District (Hollywood, McClellanville, and Ravenel, SC). Download
10/08/2014
Customers can deploy a fully-configured ‘in the box’ failover solution for primary networks or use to extend their existing MPLS network at an affordable price with no monthly commitments. Download
09/08/2014
Spirit Communications, a premier provider of voice, data and Internet services in the Carolinas, has hired Carl Wallin as Account Executive where he will be responsible for expanding Spirit’s Enterprise and SMB customer base in the coastal southeastern N.C. market. Download
08/05/2014
Spirit Communications, a premier provider of voice, data and Internet services in the Carolinas, has hired Jean Buckley as Account Executive where she will be responsible for expanding Spirit’s Enterprise and SMB customer base in the coastal southeastern N.C. market. Download
07/25/2014
Spirit Communications, a premier provider of voice, data and Internet services in the Carolinas, has hired Candice McCuien as Account Executive where she will be accountable for expanding Spirit’s Enterprise and SMB customer base in Columbia Download
07/25/2014
Spirit Communications, a premier provider of voice, data and Internet services in the Carolinas, has named Kerry Grueneich as Technical Consultant for the Charlotte, N.C. Metro Area. Download
07/14/2014
Spirit Communications, a premier provider of voice, data and Internet services in the Carolinas, has promoted Daniel Eskew to Regional Sales Manager for the Midlands. Download
07/07/2014
Spirit Communications, a premier provider of voice, data and Internet services in the Carolinas, has named Richard Coggins as Regional Sales Manager for the Greenville, S.C. and Asheville, N.C. markets. Download
07/01/2014
Local telecommunications provider honored for its exceptional benefits, collaborative work environment, and culture of mutual respect and trust. Download

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