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Hickory Tech Corporation operates as a diversified communications company in the United States. SEGMENTS The company operates in two principal business segments: Telecom Sector and Enventis Sector. Telecom Sector The Telecom Sector consists of two service and product lines. The first service and product line is the operation of three local telephone companies or incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) and the operation of one competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) telephone company. In its Telecom Sector, the second service and product line consists of data processing services provided through National Independent Billing, Inc. (NIBI), a HickoryTech subsidiary. Telecom Sector provides local exchange wireline telephone service, long distance, DSL and digital TV services.
The company provides fiber-based transport for regional and national telecommunications carriers, wireless carriers and other providers. It creates customer contracts based on individual customer needs. The company also provides centrally managed and hosted unified communications services. Hickory Tech Corporation was founded in 1898.