Since 1995, beginning as Primary Network, our team has been developing and operating local, regional and national IP and Voice networks. Delivering advanced new services, enhancing end user support and enabling web based service provisioning tools and billing systems. We have been pioneering white label services since 1996 and 1997 with launches of NineNet, on behalf of St. Louis's Educational Television Broadcaster since 1954, KETC Channel 9, and with KC Access on behalf of The Kansas City Star, Missouri's largest newspaper. During 1999 and early 2000 Primary Network executed fifteen acquisitions of regional ISP's and raised its annual run rate to $20M. In June of 2000, Primary Network was sold to publicly traded MPower Communications (MPOW) for $145M. One year later, MPower sold the business portion of their ISP business back to the original ownership group of Primary Network, creating River City Internet Group.
In 1999, the fastest-growing technology company in St. Louis by the St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association of St. Louis. In addition, with a five-year growth rate of more than 10,000 percent, Primary Network was named #22 on Deloitte & Touche's Nationwide Fast 500. In 2000 we were nominated for the prestigious Computerworld Smithsonian Awards for the advanced architecture of our Super Regional DSL deployment.
Today, River City Internet Group can put its' operating experience, service delivery platforms and best practices to work for you. Whether monitoring an Enterprise Wide Area Network, assuring uptime on a VoIP deployment, or integrating a robust billing and business management system for and an IPTV build, the River City Internet Group professionals can help you save capital and while advancing resources to your desired service delivery platforms.