QualTek, LLC, a leading turnkey provider of infrastructure services to the North American 5G wireless, telecom, and renewable energy sectors, announced that it has acquired Broken Arrow Communications Inc. (BACOM). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico with more than 200 employees and serving customers in 11 states in the Western U.S., BACOM provides a wide variety of reliable services for the installation, construction, and maintenance of wireless communication facilities. As a service provider of scale, BACOM is a trusted partner to major wireless carriers, tower companies, and construction management firms.
“We are very excited to acquire BACOM and bolster our West Coast operations,” said Scott Hisey, CEO of QualTek. “This acquisition aligns us extremely well with our customers’ plans for crew expansion of QualTek in 2022 as the 5G build gains momentum.”
Founded in 2012, QualTek has a national footprint with more than 80 operation centers across the U.S. and Canada and with the BACOM acquisition a workforce of over 5,200 people. The company is also a leader in providing disaster recovery logistics services for electric utilities.
A spokesperson for QualTek informed Wireless Estimator that they could not immediately provide the number of tower technicians and crews that the company has in its wireless division.
Qualtek is expected to go public next month in a merger with Roth CH Acquisition lll Co., providing it with growth capital. The combined company will be renamed “QualTek Services Inc.” and is expected to remain listed on the NASDAQ under the new ticker symbol “QTEK.”