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National Carrier Announces Major Workforce Expansion

·3 min read

Granite Seeks to Fill 250 Positions to Support Growth as it Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

QUINCY, Mass., June 20, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Granite Telecommunications, a $1.75 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, today announced plans to expand its workforce as a result of the company’s strong sales and financial performance in 2022. The company is seeking to immediately fill 250 high-wage jobs, including 70 tech positions at its headquarters near Boston and 11 regional offices throughout the U.S.

Granite has grown steadily since the company was founded 20 years ago in June 2002. As the Granite team kicked off a month full of 20-year anniversary festivities, the company reported it has exceeded its 2022 fiscal goal of $1.75 billion in annualized revenue and rewarded all Teammates with $500 bonuses. The company’s 20-year celebrations include a birthday party in downtown Boston, along with satellite celebrations at each of the company’s regional offices.

Over Granite’s 20-year history, the company’s early growth was fueled early on by Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS), but as the company innovates and evolves, its core business has been increasingly driven by advanced communications solutions. Long regarded as an industry leader in POTS, Granite has now emerged a leader in an array of technologies from cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions to SD-WAN and POTS alternatives.

"At Granite, we succeed by listening to our customers, and what they’re telling us now is that they need the same type of assistance with data services as Granite has provided for voice services," said Rob Hale, CEO and founder of Granite. "As we launch into our third decade of service, we’re committed to maintaining our industry-best support and service to a broader range of technical solutions. We’re just getting started."

The growth of Granite’s advanced communications business has created 250 more high-paying career opportunities, including many positions in engineering, networking, system security, software development, application development and leadership. In these roles, Granite’s team members design, build and implement communications solutions for a client base which includes over two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies and numerous federal and state government agencies. The opportunity for Granite team members to collaborate and innovate on emerging technologies for America’s most respected corporate and governmental institutions is one of the many reasons Granite was named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for a fifth time earlier this year.

For information on career opportunities at Granite, visit www.granitenet.com/Careers.

About Granite

Granite delivers advanced communications solutions to businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.75 billion company serves more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management, supporting more than 650,000 locations. Founded in 2002, Granite has grown to be one of the largest independent telecommunications providers in the U.S. by simplifying sourcing and management of voice, data and cellular service with a single point of contact and consolidated invoicing for all locations nationwide. Today, Granite supports customers with a wide range of advanced business communications services, including access, UCaaS, mobile voice and data, and MSP solutions for SD-WAN, monitoring and network management. Granite employs more than 2,250 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass. and 11 regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit granitenet.com.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220620005537/en/

Contacts

Media Contact:
Lauren Grenier Cheney
Marketing Director
Granite
781.884.5290
lgrenier@granitenet.com