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Josh Descant - Chief Executive Officer

September 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

REV Broadband Announces Josh Descant as Chief Executive Officer

Louisiana’s largest locally owned telecommunications provider appoints top leader


Gonzales, La. – REV Broadband, the parent company of RTC, EATEL, Vision Communications, and VENYU, announced today that Josh Descant has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Formerly serving as the company’s President, Descant has been responsible for day-to-day management, operation, and strategic vision for the area’s largest telecommunications provider and its state-of-the-art data centers, with 400+ employees serving 60,000+ residents and businesses throughout the State of Louisiana.

“Josh has built a strong leadership team, strengthened the company’s position in all markets, streamlined operations, created scale and efficiency through merger and acquisition activities, and delivered strong growth in very challenging times. We’re very confident in his leadership ability and strategic vision to bring continued success. He is known for his ability to develop collaborative partnerships and create innovative new solutions to meet rapidly changing customer expectations,” said Sean Reilly, REV Broadband’s Chairman of the Board. “Josh is the right leader for REV Broadband,” continued Kevin Reilly, Jr., a member of the REV Broadband Board of Directors.

“I am honored and humbled by the confidence Sean and the board have in my leadership and the opportunity to lead REV Broadband as CEO,” says Descant. “In a time where remote work, distance learning and even healthcare is powered by the internet and cloud computing, our entire team feels a deep purpose and gratitude to be in the position to connect our communities like never before. I look forward to leading our team into the next chapter of telecommunications and datacenter services as we focus on the needs of the people, families and businesses we serve.”


About REV Broadband
REV Broadband is the parent company of RTC, EATEL, Vision Communications, and VENYU. The combined company serves as Louisiana’s largest locally owned telecommunications network with 2,790 miles of fiber and nearly 400 employees serving more than 60,000 customers. In addition, the company also operates VENYU, a premier provider of cloud hosting, data center and data protection services with a network that spans coast to coast with data centers and partners in Louisiana and across the country.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Natalie Straight
Director of Marketing
225-621-4320
natalie.straight@eatel.com