IP and cloud-services provider Birch Communications wrapped its acquisition of select customer and network assets from Covista Communications Inc., a facilities-based carrier serving business, wholesale and residential customers. "Covista’s Metaswitch-based facilities network, with switching centers in Tennessee and New York, complements our current IP network and expands it to 10 states," says Birch President/CEO Vincent M. Oddo. "In total, Birch now provides service to customers in 45 states and the District of Columbia." This purchase is Birch’s 17th since 2006.

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