Syosset, NY (March 30, 2017) — DCI Design Communications LLC (“DCI”), an industry leader in Data, Voice, and Unified Communications technologies, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets and operations of EthoStream LLC, from Telkonet, Inc. The combined entity will serve over 2,500 properties and provide a full managed service offering in voice and data to more than 500,000 hotel rooms. The combined operations make DCI the #1 provider of data and voice services in hospitality in North America. DCI is retaining all key employees of EthoStream.
“The EthoStream team is passionate about the same thing we are—creating high quality solutions supported by a world-class service organization,” stated Charbel Zreik, CEO of DCI. “DCI continually works hard to better serve each of our customers. By combining these two great organizations, we broaden our operational and technical capabilities and can further improve our ability to deploy and support cutting edge networks for our customers. In addition, we can now offer a broad spectrum of solutions for all property types. The leading hospitality flags, ownerships groups and management companies are looking for reliable partners that can service a multitude of needs, and now our combined company is perfectly situated to do that.”
Matt Koch, former COO of Telkonet, Inc. and the newly-appointed General Manager of the EthoStream business unit of DCI added: “DCI is a great fit for our data operations. We are united by a common culture based on a passion for innovation and customer service. We look forward to adding value to our customers by bringing DCI’s expertise in voice and unified communications.”
The acquisition was led by Light Beam Capital, which is a group of investors and operators who are led by Peterson Partners. Matthew Day, Partner at Peterson Partners added, “We are excited to back DCI in this next phase of growth and as we become the North American leader in hospitality voice, data and unified communications.”