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Knoxville-Area Telecommunications Providers Ranked According to Local Employees
Rank
'16
'15CompanyPhone
Website
Local empl./offices
Total empl./offices
% Resident./Commerc.
Services offered
Top local executive
Year founded
13AT&T
9733 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-694-2114
att.com
842/NA
NA/NA
NA/NA
Advanced mobile services, television, high-speed Internet
Alan Hill
Regional director, external affairs
1984
22Comcast1
5720 Asheville Highway
Knoxville, TN 37924
865-637-5411
comcast.com
658/NA
NA/NA
NA/NA
Voice, video and Internet services
Valerie Gillespie
Vice president, general manager
1984
31U.S. Cellular
9731 Cogdill Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-643-5225
uscellular.com
508/NA
NA/NA
NA/NA
NA
Thomas Catani
Vice president, national business channel
1985
44Cellular Sales
9040 Executive Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-584-7555
cellularsales.com
310/NA
NA/NA
85%/15%
Verizon Wireless services/products and wireless peripherals/accessories
Dane Scism
CEO
1993
55Charter Communications2
1774 Henry G. Lane St.
Maryville, TN 37801
865-273-2705
charter.com
175/4
90,000/NA
NA/NA
Spectrum Business Internet, phone services, TV, networking; residential TV, Internet, voice
Tom Rutledge
President, CEO
1993
66TDS Telecom
10025 Investment Drive, Ste. 200
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-671-2100
tdstelecom.com
108/1
3,400/NA
78%/12%
Residential services: 1 gig high-speed Internet, phone, television services; business services: VoIP (managed IP Hosted voice), high-speed Internet, fiber optics, data networking, hosted-managed services
Bruce Mottern
Roger Tyo
Manager of state government affairs
Associate manager, field marketing
1969
77Gallaher & Associates
3351 Regal Drive
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-970-2471
gallaher-assoc.com
49/1
66/2
NA/NA
Voice, data, fiber infrastructure, VoIP telephony, fire alarm, IP and network-recorded camera surveillance, alarm and system monitoring
Tom Gallaher
President, CEO
1973
88Frontier Communications
2104 W. Emory Road
Powell, TN 37849
865-947-8240
frontier.com
48/5
18,200/NA
80%/20%
Internet, video, telephone, Frontier Secure (data backup)
Mike Byrd
General manager
NA
99Wow! Internet Cable & Phone
10115 Sherrill Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-357-1000
wowway.com
30/NA
NA/NA
15%/85%
Cable, phone, Internet
Dave Troxel
Vice president, general manager
2000
10NRSprint
206 Morrell Road
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-690-6363
sprint.com
29/NA
NA/NA
NA/NA
Wireless 4G telephone/Internet service
Brian Miller
President of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee region
NA
1110Windstream Communications
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 1415
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-251-1000
windstreambusiness.com
25/3
14,000/72
NA/100%
Data, voice, network, cloud solutions
Gary Clayton
Sales director
1999
12NRSafeT Systems
2051 Castaic Lane
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-693-0095
safetsystems.com
20/1
20/1
50%/50%
Structured wiring, home automation, security systems, audiovisual systems
Heather Scurlock
President
1999
1312Answer Quick
1754 Airbase Road
Louisville, TN 37777
865-970-9908
answerquickonline.com
18/1
23/1
NA/100%
Telephone answering service, text messaging, secure messaging, tier one support services, order taking
Gary Cooper
President
1983
1413Computer Systems Plus
605 Sevier Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-573-5303
compsysplus.com
16/1
16/1
NA/100%
Sales, services, resales of provisioning
Sarah Glass
Owner, CFO 3
1982
1511Saratoga Technologies
1209 Euclid Ave., Ste. 201
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-246-0070
saratogaus.com
15/NA
80/NA
NA/100%
Standard PBX, VOIP, hosted phone systems
Ron Jenkins
Craig Reasor
Technology solutions consultants
2005
15NRRCN Technologies
12748 Kingston Pike, Ste. 104
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-293-0350
rcntechnologies.com
15/1
15/2
NA/100%
VoIP, antenna services, ISP, telecommunications broker, failover, IoT (Internet of Things) devices, routers, modems, access points, technology solutions
Geoff Yearack
President
2013
1714TM3 Technology Group
8705 Unicorn Drive, Ste. 114
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-691-1124
m3techgroup.com
12/NA
59/NA
NA/100%
Audiovisual, videoconferencing, managed services ITS (IT/structured cabling solutions): design, build, install, service
David West
Regional director, East Tennessee, Alabama
2011
1816Hiscall
231A Sherway Road
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-862-4650
hiscall.com
10/1
63/2
0%/100%
Voice, data, unified communications, cabling, audio/visual, CCTV, managed services
Gary Luffman
Sarah Luffman
Owners
1995
1819Advanced Communications (ACI)
1103 W. First North St.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-586-8624
aci-tn.com
10/1
10/1
NA/100%
Business telephone systems design and installation, structured cabling, intercom and paging systems, networking
Terry Fishburn
President
1985
1 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2015 survey; 3 Also Rob Glass, VP
Source: Tenn. Regulatory Authority, individual company representative, individual company website. NA=not applicable or not available. Area includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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