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TMCNet:  Forbes Names Granite Telecommunications to 2019 List of America's Best Midsize Employers

[April 18, 2019]

Forbes Names Granite Telecommunications to 2019 List of America's Best Midsize Employers

Granite Telecommunications, a $1.4 billion annual revenue provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, announced today that it was honored for the second consecutive year by Forbes as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Granite ranked 175 on the 2019 list, up from 454 in 2018.

This award also is the second Granite has received from Forbes in 2019. The company was named to the magazine's list of Best Employers for Diversity in February.

"It's an honor to be recognized again by Forbes as one of the country's best employers," said Granite CEO Robert Hale Jr. "We're committed to developing talent, fostering diversiy, and ensuring that our teammates have the resources and support they need to enjoy a rewarding career at Granite. We make these investments because inspired teammates are our most valuable resource for delivering on our promise to our customers."




Granite employs more than 2,100 teammates across the country who are focused on simplifying communications with one bill and one contact for multilocation businesses, including more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies.

About the Award

Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers was determined by independently surveying more than 50,000 employees in 25 different industries working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in U.S. locations. Survey respondents were asked how likely they would be to recommend their employer to friends or family, as well as if they would recommend other employers in their industry. Other factors included workforce diversity, compensation and opportunities for advancement.

For more information about Forbes list of 2019 Best Midsize Employers visit https://www.forbes.com/best-midsize-employers/list/.

About Granite

Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.4 billion company serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies in the United States, and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management. Granite launched in 2002 and grew quickly by helping businesses to simplify sourcing and management of local and long distance phone services with one point of contact and one invoice for all their office locations nationwide. Today, Granite is the leader in aggregating Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS), and has extended its unique value proposition - "one company, one contact, one bill" - to include a range of advance business communications services, including Internet access, SD-WAN, wireless WAN, hosted PBX (News - Alert), SIP trunking, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed security, network integration and much more. Granite employs more than 2,100 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.


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