Declaration Networks Completes Acquisition of StarTouch

Strategic Investment adds Large Enterprise Customer Base and an Expansive Pacific Northwest Network

VIENNA, VA – January 5, 2022 – Declaration Networks Group, Inc. (DNG), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial broadband services, announced today that it has acquired StarTouch, Inc. an Internet Service Provider with an established customer base of nationwide carriers, large enterprises, governmental agencies, schools and utilities.

StarTouch, headquartered in Bellingham, WA, will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary offering high-capacity fiber and microwave carrier grade backhaul and broadband services. The StarTouch network includes the largest microwave back-haul network in Washington State, plus adjacent network service areas in Oregon, Idaho, California, and Nevada.

“Adding StarTouch expands DNG’s service territories to 8 states and significantly diversifies our revenue streams, driving growth in the multiple customer segments that we serve,” said Bob Nichols, CEO of DNG. “The acquisition continues DNG’s expansion plans providing high-capacity broadband services in our Mid-Atlantic and Northwest markets.”

DNG is an industry leader deploying the essential broadband internet infrastructure and services Americans require to effectively compete in the evolving digital economy, including solutions that drive economic, educational, employment and social benefit. In addition to the StarTouch brand, DNG provides affordable, high-speed wireless and fiber internet services to residential and business customers under its NeuBeam™ brand, allowing customers to telework, participate in online learning, receive telehealth services, and use streaming services for personal entertainment. DNG has received numerous awards via FCC and USDA broadband programs, in addition to having a strategic relationship with Microsoft as a partner in their Airband Initiative.

About Declaration Networks & NeuBeam
Declaration Networks Group, Inc is an industry leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) delivering essential internet access and transport services to residential and commercial customers in underserved markets. DNG designs, builds, and operates networks in 8 states under the NeuBeam™ brand servicing residential and small business and through StarTouch™ which delivers up to 10 Gig solutions to large enterprise customers and commercial carriers.