American Broadband acquires Cameron Communications

The following is a news release from American Broadband Communications:

Charlotte, NC - American Broadband Communications announced an agreement to acquire Cameron Communications LLC, an industry leading provider of telephone, video, and internet services, from the William L. Henning, Sr. family. Cameron serves approximately 11,000 access lines, 7,000 video customers, and 7,400 broadband customers in thirteen communities in Southwest and Central Louisiana and Southeast Texas.

Cameron's operations include Cameron Telephone, Elizabeth Telephone and LBH, LLC, which operates a state of the art fiber to the home network in rural areas of southwest Louisiana.

"Delivering advanced communications services to rural Louisiana and Texas, starting in Cameron Parish, has been a commitment my family has made for over eighty-two years." said William L. Henning, Sr. "American Broadband shares our core belief that investment in emerging technologies and a commitment to innovation and quality of service are essential to the future success of rural telecommunications companies and the vitality of the communities they serve."

"We are proud to have the opportunity to carry on the legacy of excellence instilled in this organization by Mr. Henning over the last 60 years," said American Broadband President and CEO Patrick L. Eudy. "The Henning family developed a very talented team and had the foresight to plan, finance, and build a network that delivers the highest-quality services to Cameron Communications' customers."

"Our goal was to find a company that believed in our core values and mission statement." said Executive Vice President John A. Henning, Sr. "Their commitment to employees and community is evident in their other operations throughout the country."

John P. Duda, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of American Broadband said: "With the management and staff from the existing organization continuing in place, we're assured of a smooth transition that will serve the interests of all the customers and communities involved."

George J. Mack, President and General Manager of Cameron Communications LLC will continue in his leadership role. The company's operations will continue to be managed from Cameron's Sulphur, Louisiana headquarters.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.