Broadstripe, a top-25 cable operator based in St. Louis, has reached an agreement to buy James Cable Holdings, according to published reports.
James Cable Holdings primarily serves rural customers with a subscriber base of 50,000. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Broadstripe, formerly Millennium Digital Media, was formed this year by a group of cable and telecommunications veterans, and it has customers in five states. The company provides voice, video and data services to approximately 120,000 customers in Maryland, Michigan, Oregon and Washington State.
Broadstripe also announced on Wednesday that it has hired Tom Martinson as its new VP of IT/ISP services. Prior to Broadstripe, Martinson was director of advanced services technology at Bresnan Communications .