January 14, 2019, Blue Earth, MN – BEVCOMM, Blue Earth based Telecommunication Company, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which they will acquire ownership of Lonsdale Telephone Company in Lonsdale, MN. The transfer of ownership is pending regulatory approval which is expected to be completed in the first half of 2020.
Existing employees of Lonsdale Telephone Company will become employees of BEVCOMM, and will continue to manage the day-to-day office functions.
Both Lonsdale Telephone Company and BEVCOMM are family-owned companies. BEVCOMM Chief Executive Officer Bill Eckles stated, “We are excited about the acquisition of Lonsdale Telephone Company. Lonsdale is geographically located in perfect proximity to our existing New Prague and Morristown exchanges making this a natural fit. We are looking forward to new opportunities which will be possible with the combined resources of both companies. We consider it a privilege to have the opportunity to serve the Lonsdale community.”