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September 1, 2021

Jason Koenders Joins Fatbeam as its first combined COO and CTO

IT, Networking and Telecommunications Expert to Reshape Key Company Functions  Coeur d’Alene, ID, September 1, 2020 — Jason Koenders has joined Fatbeam as the company’s first combined Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Koenders most recently consulted with multiple regional service providers in the western United States to increase scale, reliability and improve network efficiency while at Ciena; a leading networking systems, services and software
June 16, 2021

Fatbeam Appoints Todd Kerr as its Vice President of Enterprise Sales

Industry veteran to expand B2B fiber provider’s focus and services to businesses  Coeur d’Alene, ID, June 10, 2020 — Todd Kerr, previously with Zayo Group as its vice president of Sales, has been tapped to lead Fatbeam’s enterprise sales efforts as the company’s first executive to focus exclusively on its enterprise / business customers. During his 20 years in the business telecommunications industry, Kerr was continually elevated into broader sales leadership roles with increasing responsibilities since he started with AT&T and continued his career with XO Communications, Level 3 and Zayo.  “I’ve long admired Todd’s
March 1, 2021

Fatbeam, Ednetics Complete Acquisition of Tek-Hut

Idaho-based fiber and technology companies gain talent and resources to expand footprint and customer solutions across the Western U.S Coeur d’Alene, ID, Feb. 25, 2021 — Fatbeam and Ednetics recently completed the acquisition of Tek-Hut, an Idaho-based technology provider serving both education organizations and local and state governments. Fatbeam – a fiber internet and
December 17, 2020

New INCOMPAS Board of Directors

FirstLight Fiber President and CEO Kurt Van Wagenen to Serve Third Term as INCOMPAS Board Chair WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 17, 2020) – INCOMPAS, the internet and competitive networks association, today announced that its Board of Directors re-elected Kurt Van Wagenen, President and CEO of FirstLight Fiber, to serve as its Board Chair.
December 14, 2020

Telecom Industry Veteran Paul Merritt Named CEO of Fatbeam

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Paul Merritt, previously with Lumen Technologies’ (“Lumen”) hyperscalers business as its global managing director, has been appointed to lead Fatbeam as its next CEO. Merritt’s appointment reflects Fatbeam’s ongoing focus to accelerate growth in Western US markets, as it expands its breadth of fiber-based, business-to-business solutions.
November 25, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Tammy

We are excited to recognize Tammy, our Director of Carrier Sales based in Coeur d’Alene, ID, as our Employee Spotlight. Tammy began working at Fatbeam in December of 2014 and has a tremendous amount of experience in the telecommunications industry. Over the past 6 years, she has been instrumental in
September 22, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Jenny

We are excited to recognize Jenny, our Accounting Assistant based in Coeur d’Alene, ID, as our Employee Spotlight. Jenny began working at Fatbeam in the summer of 2018. Over the past 2 years, she has worked extremely hard to help the company become more profitable and has been a key
August 3, 2020

Fatbeam Launches Cloudbeam for Private, Secure, and High-Performance Connectivity to Cloud Service Providers

August 3, 2020, Coeur d’Alene, ID – Today, Fatbeam, LLC released its latest product, Cloudbeam, which connects businesses to their Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). As businesses increasingly migrate their IT infrastructure to the cloud, the connection to cloud is critical to maximizing value from cloud investments. Cloudbeam enables a high
May 29, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Mark

We are excited to recognize Mark, our Lead Fusion Splicer based in Coeur d’Alene, ID, as our Employee Spotlight. Mark began working at Fatbeam in February of 2017 and has a tremendous amount of experience in the telecommunications industry. Over the past three years, he has been instrumental in building
April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Every day more states adhere to new stay-at-home orders, as remote work increases and as network usage grows, we wanted to take a moment to address Fatbeam’s operations. As a telecommunications organization, Fatbeam is considered an essential services company, and we are dedicated to keeping you all connected. Here is
March 26, 2020

Expanding Fiber Network Offers Immediate Access to Last-mile Connectivity

(The original article can be found here) March 26, 2020 Partnership enables simplified process for carrier and enterprise customers. Fatbeam announced today its intention to formally join a partner network in collaboration with Blackfoot. Fatbeam is a business-to-business provider of reliable fiber-based network solutions serving Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Washington
March 4, 2020

Sunnyside School District Case Study

Challenge 10 years ago, the Sunnyside School District was having difficulty connecting Outlook Elementary, a satellite school 10 miles away from the nearest building in the district. Their network connection was a fracture T1, with a total bandwidth of about 3 megabits for the entire school. This made supporting Outlook
February 27, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Stacy

We are excited to recognize Stacy, our Customer Service Manager based in Coeur d’Alene, ID, as our Employee Spotlight. Stacy began working at Fatbeam in June of 2017 and has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Over the past two years, she has been instrumental in creating
January 28, 2020

SDC Capital Partners Closes Majority Acquisition of Fatbeam

NEW YORK, January 28, 2020 — Fatbeam, a privately held fiber optic company; based out of Coeur d’Alene, ID, announced today that SDC Capital Partners, LLC (“SDC”) have made a majority investment in Fatbeam Holdings, LLC (“Fatbeam” or the “Company”). The investment will provide Fatbeam with significant capital resources to
January 27, 2020

Spokane Talks Interview with Greg Green

A fantastic interview of our CEO, Greg Green by the talented crew at Spokane Talks, Enjoy! Business Talks : January 28th In today's episode of Business Talks, Kent sits dow nwith Greg Green from Fatbeam to discuss his business in fiber optics!Sponsored by STCU Posted by Spokane Talks on Thursday, January
December 20, 2019

Fatbeam Partners with Volunteers in Medicine

BY CBN ON DECEMBER 10, 2019 (Photo | Courtesy of Volunteers in Medicine) Fatbeam, a business-to-business provider of fiber-based networks, has partnered with Volunteers in Medicine to provide high-speed, high capacity, dedicated and secure gigabit fiber optic internet service. This connection is a vital part of the network structure required to power VIM’s
December 19, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Jamie

We are excited to recognize Jamie, our Account Executive based in Coeur d’Alene, ID, as our Employee Spotlight. Jamie began working at Fatbeam in August of 2018. Over the past year, he has worked extremely hard to help the company become more profitable and has been a key player in
October 29, 2019

Fatbeam Wins Top 3 2019 Best Places to Work

Fatbeam was recently named as one of the top 3 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest. The fourth annual list of the Best Places to Work Inland Northwest was created by the Journal of Business and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize,

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About Fatbeam

At Fatbeam, we are a business-to-business provider of reliable fiber-based network solutions to enterprise, healthcare, government and education customers looking to accelerate their growth in the Western US.

We believe in giving our customers the peace of mind to concentrate on their operations by providing a superior product at the right price to meet their needs now and in the future.

Let’s Connect

2065 W. Riverstone Dr. Suite 202, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814​
Tel: 509-344-1008 | Fax: 509-344-1009 | Toll-Free: 888-402-3356

About Fatbeam

At Fatbeam, we are a business-to-business provider of reliable fiber-based network solutions to enterprise, healthcare, government and education customers looking to accelerate their growth in the Western US.

We believe in giving our customers the peace of mind to concentrate on their operations by providing a superior product at the right price to meet their needs now and in the future.

Let’s Connect

2065 W. Riverstone Dr. Suite 202, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814​
Tel: 509-344-1008 | Fax: 509-344-1009 | Toll-Free: 888-402-3356