Motive acquires AWS Communications

Nov. 11, 2020
AWS Communications of Austin, TX offers OSP and ISP communication infrastructure design, project management, and construction services for a full suite of communication platforms.

Motive, a provider of infrastructure, telecommunications and energy platforms, on Nov. 6 announced its acquisition of AWS Communications effective November 1, 2020.

AWS Communications, founded in Austin, TX in 2002 but with a nationwide customer base, offers OSP and ISP communication infrastructure design, project management, and construction services for a full suite of communications solutions, including iDAS, oDAS, small cell, underground, and aerial OSP fiber placement applications.  

"The synergy in capabilities, customers and core values makes this a seamless partnership," says Bob Istwan, Motive CEO. "Both companies are customer-driven, insist on always giving their best effort, and live up to their commitments. I am excited to have AWS join the Motive family."   

Motive provides a variety of services to assist commercial and telecommunications businesses with critical support through designing, building, and managing their customer's networks and facilities. The firm's suite of services includes architecture, engineering, construction, equipment installation, maintenance services and integration of operating systems.

With locations now in Austin, TX; Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX; Colorado Springs, CO; and Tampa, FL, Motive notes that its now has locations coast-to-coast to better serve its customers, and raises its ranks to 600 employees.

"AWS has been looking for the right expansion partner for some time," concludes Bobby McClung, CEO of AWS Communications. "In Motive we have found the perfect fit for growth, both geographically and operationally. Bob Istwan and I share the same vision for professionalism in our services, with a clear focus on company culture and absolute integrity. We are thrilled to be a Motive company."

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