MetroCast Mississippi acquired by Ohio-based company
Published: July 9,2014
JACKSON — Block Communications Inc. has acquired MetroCast Mississippi, a rural cable system that provides cable television, telephone and Internet services to more than 45,000 residential and business customers in 16 Mississippi counties.
Toldeo, Ohio-based BCI also acquired MetroCast operations serving Red Bay, Alabama.
BCI says in a statement the deal is expected to close by the end of the year. It is subject to franchise transfer approval by local municipalities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed
Block Communications operates cable systems in two Ohio cities and owns televisions stations and newspapers in several states.
MetroCast Mississippi is a subsidiary of Harron Communications of Frazer, Pennsylvania.
It serves customers in a territory including Oxford, Kosciusko, Starkville, Carthage, Holly Springs, Philadelphia, Booneville, Raleigh, Iuka, Louisville, Houston, Decatur, Pontotoc, Forest and New Albany.
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