Vyve Completes Oklahoma Tuck-Ins

Vyve Broadband said it has completed a handful of deals that will fill out existing clusters in its Oklahoma region, adding about 7,000 homes to its footprint.

The deals are for small systems in Eufaula, Cache, Pecan Valley and the surrounding communities. With these transactions – terms of which were not disclosed – Vyve passes about 310,000 homes.

In a statement, Vyve said it would upgrade the systems to deliver broadband speeds up to 105 Megabits per second and voice service.

Vyve was formed in 2013 as BCI Broadband  by former Bresnan Communications executives and is led by CEO Jeffrey DeMond and EVP and chief financial officer Andrew Kober. It changed its name to Vyve in January of this year. The company has already launched its 105 Mbps high-speed Internet service in several markets -- Shawnee, McAlester and Durant, Okla.; Waycross and Douglas, Ga.; New Boston, Texas; and Ottawa and Ft. Riley (Kans.). By year-end, the company said network upgrades will be complete in additional communities in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Georgia, Colorado and Wyoming.

“Vyve is laser-focused on creating customer experiences that are unequaled in broadband speed and entertainment value,” DeMond said in a statement. “With a Vyve Broadband connection, customers will have access to the wide array of content choices they deserve.”

The increased Internet speeds are coordinated with other Vyve offerings like Watch TV Everywhere and its new Vyve HD Guide, powered by TiVo.