Cal.net Inc., an internet service provider based in Shingle Springs, CA, has merged with Winters Broadband, an ISP based in Winters, CA. The merger broadens the combined coverage to approximately 8,000 square miles and expands services to the north and west of Sacramento. This will allow enhanced high quality broadband connections and voice services to be delivered to the added rural areas. The combined entities will operate under the Cal.net name. Cal.net is one of the largest, privately owned fixed wireless ISPs in California.
John Lane, CEO of Cal.net, said, “We welcome the Winters team into the Cal.net family. We want to assure the loyal Winters subscribers that they will continue to receive excellent service as well as access to new and expanded services under the Cal.net brand. Network enhancements including LTE technology, capacity improvements, and higher speed packages will be made available to customers in the upcoming months.”
Brian Horn, CEO of Winters Broadband, stated, “Cal.net’s growing business model and investment in network infrastructure and technology will be a great fit for our customers. The upgrades and enhancements to the combined network will improve the customer experience by delivering best in class internet connections and voice services, which will help facilitate remote education, working from home, and at-home entertainment. Customers will enjoy immediate access to 24-hour support and network monitoring from Cal.net’s state of the art Network Operations Center.”