The move to build or acquire data centers by larger regional and national telecom carriers is well documented. Data centers enable a new range of services and applications that carriers can bring to small, medium, and enterprise business customers, creating a new engine of growth.

Two smaller independent carriers, ITS Telecom of Indiantown, Florida and Twin Valley Telephone of Miltonvale, Kansas have embarked on data center strategies of their own, which although smaller in scale than their larger regional and national brethren, mirror their revenue diversification approach. Listen to the details of their data center strategy in the below video interviews.

ITS Telecom CEO Jeff Leslie discusses their decision to build a data center from scratch and outlines the many opportunities it now brings their company.


Twin Valley Telephone Director of Sales and Marketing Eric Tabor discusses Twin Valley Telephone’s decision to acquire a data center, which they have since expanded into additional markets.