Peerless Network Announces Definitive Agreement
to Acquire Call One Inc.
CHICAGO – October 19, 2021 – Peerless Network, a leading-edge global communications provider since 2008, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Call One Inc., a mid-sized telecommunications service provider also headquartered in Chicago.
The agreement was signed on September 6, 2021. Once the company completes the regulatory notice process in several states and the FCC, all of which are expected by early November, Peerless will announce the close of the acquisition.
Call One was founded in 1992 with a mission to simplify access to business communication and collaboration technology. The company offers UCaaS, SD-WAN, Internet/Data, Voice, Continuity Services, and Managed Services to thousands of business customers across the U.S.
“We are looking forward to final approval of this transaction and beginning the process of integrating our companies. It’s an exciting time to be in our industry, and I am looking forward to working with employees and customers of Call One,” commented John Barnicle, President & CEO of Peerless.
“I started Call One in 1992 with the intent of helping small to mid-sized businesses be more competitive. I am confident that Peerless will continue that mission by offering cutting edge communications services to our customers,” added Craig Foster, Founder of Call One.
A longtime and successful provider of carrier services since 2008, Peerless began offering its telecommunications services to enterprise customers and via the channel in 2019. Through its Agent Program, Peerless now provides second-to-none support to agents, empowering them with true differentiators, including the Peerless Portal and the Peerless Maximizer. Peerless offers SD-WAN (SASE), Cloud PBX (UCaaS), SIP Trunking, Messaging, APIs, MS Teams Direct Routing, and other collaboration products and services.
About Call One
Founded in 1992, Call One is a highly respected provider of integrated telecommunications solutions to middle market businesses nationwide. The company was built on providing comprehensive, enterprise level solutions, offered with best-in-class customer and agent experiences. It offers the latest in Unified Communications (UCaaS), SD-WAN, Internet Connectivity, Contact Center, Voice Services, and Managed Services. Call One’s advanced network offers nation-wide coverage with the highest levels of security, reliability, control, and flexibility. Call One is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit www.callone.com.
About Peerless Network
Peerless Network is a leading-edge provider of telecommunications services that delivers the highest quality voice and solutions for VoIP and enterprise customers worldwide. As a disruptor in the telecom industry, Peerless Network is a reliable network that scales efficiencies, lowers customer costs, increases quality, and automates workflows with ease of implementation via our portfolio of cutting-edge products and services. Our automated platforms, the Cloud PBX, the Peerless Portal and ANImate, allow customers to easily provision SIP trunking channels, telephone numbers, local and domestic/international long-distance, and toll-free services from one advanced system. Peerless is dedicated to driving innovation and bringing value to customers by expanding our suite of products, services and markets we serve. Peerless Network is headquartered in Chicago, IL. For more information, visit www.peerlessnetwork.com and follow us on LinkedIn.
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