LEXINGTON, MA--September 6, 2012-- New Horizon Communications was selected from more than 200 nominees comprised of carriers, resellers, master agencies, and hardware and software vendors.
Channel Partners annually asks its readers to determine the communications industry's 50 best indirect channel programs; this year's list features 11 first-time appearances, reflecting the industry's shift from traditional to IP, cloud, unified communications and other bandwidth-intensive services.
"We are very proud to be recognized by our agent customers and Channel Partners Magazine as having one of the best channel programs in the telecommunications industry "said Stephen Gibbs, President and COO of New Horizon Communications Corp. "We have spent the last 10 years nurturing and developing a superior channel program. NHC focuses on delivering intensive customer support that enables our agents to confidently recommend NHC for all their customer's telecommunications needs" continued Gibbs.
The most recent Top 50 survey took place in July and the results were compiled from responses given by more than 700 qualified channel partners, including master agents, subagents, independent agents, VARs, dealers, consultants and brokers. Qualified participants cast their votes for their preferred carriers, service providers, resellers, hardware and software vendors, and master agents, ranking them as standouts for factors including ease of doing business, quick quoting, responsiveness, extra support, higher commissions and better SPIFFs.
Gabe Sette, New Horizon Vice President of Sales said "What made our selection even more compelling is that New Horizon was not even listed on the ballot. We are honored to see that our agent partners recognize the hard work and dedication that our team puts forward every day. Our Agents are the life line of our business. Our programs are designed with agents in mind insuring a variety of options for their clients, aggressive compensation and most importantly, ease of doing business. We look forward to continue growing our program by meeting and exceeding expectations."
"The secret is out that New Horizon is a company you want to do business with "continued Sette.
All 50 winners will be recognized during the general session at the Fall 2012 Channel Partners Conference & Expo on Sept. 12 in Orlando, Fla., and designated as a 2012 Top 50 Channel Program winner in the Channel Program Guide online. Candidates for the Top 50 Channel Programs came from the 2012 listings of the Channel Partners Channel Program Guide, self-nominations and write-in names. Voting took place in July.
For more than two decades, Channel Partners has been the leader in providing news and analysis to indirect sales channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services, associated CPE and applications as well as managed and professional services. Channel Partners is the official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo
NHC Named to Distinguished Inc. Magazine Fastest Growing Companies for the Second Year in a Row
Fastest Growing Telecom Service Provider in Massachusetts with Annual Sales over $35 Million
Among the Fastest Growing Telecom Companies in the Nation with Annual Sales over $35 Million
LEXINGTON, MA--August 30, 2012-- New Horizon Communications Corp. (NHC), has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Nation for the second straight year by Inc. Magazine for 2012. New Horizon achieved an overall ranking of 2836 out of 5,000 companies honored on this year's list based on revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.
"New Horizon is very honored to be recognized by Inc Magazine as one of the Nation's fastest growing privately held companies for two years running, " said Stephen Gibbs, NHC president and chief operating officer. "I am very proud of our NHC team and our ability to deliver consistent profitable growth. Over last three years, NHC has increased its revenue by 81% despite the slow growth of our overall economy," continued Gibbs.
NHC continues to expand its product line with its family of NewVoice hosted PBX and SIP trunking solutions. "NHC has made a substantial investment and strategic commitment to expanding the VOIP segment of our service offering. NHC continues to be a full service provider of business class TDM based network services but demand for our NewVoice products is up over 500% this year to date," continued Gibbs.
NHC has added extensively to its product portfolio over the last 12 months, according to Glen Nelson vice president, marketing and business development. "The demand for higher bandwidth, greater feature functionality, redundancy and the need to get more out of their network spend is motivating our customers and prospects to look beyond traditional phone service toward high speed fiber, Ethernet over copper and cable broadband that can easily accommodate data and IP voice applications, " said Nelson.
New Horizon is well known in the telecommunications industry as a progressive and reliable provider of voice, data and internet service for businesses of virtually any size and in any industry. With national headquarters in Lexington MA., and its network operations center in Ft. Myers Florida, the company provides services in all 50 states, with the heaviest concentration of customers in the Northeast region.
In addition to its overall ranking, NHC is also the fastest growing Telecommunications business in Massachusetts with revenues over $35 million. In addition, NHC ranked fourth in all of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States and is one of the fastest nationally, with revenues above $35 million.
To qualify for the Inc. 5000, companies must be based in the U.S., privately held, submit accurate and verifiable financial information, and be independent throughout the evaluation period.
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New Horizon's fresh approach to telecom gives businesses access to all of the products, information, and professionals they need to succeed. The company was formed in 2002 by a group of longtime telephone business executives seeking to leverage their deep industry expertise and relationships to create an innovative wholesale business model predicated on alignment. We've aligned ourselves with a network of partners so we can, in turn, offer solutions that are perfectly aligned with our customers' objectives. Our charter revolves around the customer experience, so we invest in exceptional Customer Service and Care resources. Similarly, our online "MAP" tool is aligned with our commitment to accessibility and accountability, giving customers full view of everything we do on their behalf. It's a model born out of our senior team's wisdom, where we've aligned our strengths with the priorities of our customers, sales agents, and carrier partners. And our success--profitable since 2004, with revenues of approximately $30 million in 2008--is proof that there is a brighter way to connect businesses.