Telarus Becomes WOW's First Platinum Partner

This status brings with it a richer compensation package and increased access to capital and programs to continue the accelerated growth with WOW! Internet-Cable-Phone.

Channel Partners

August 19, 2016

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Telarus Becomes WOW's First Platinum Partner

PRESS RELEASE — Aug. 19, 2016 — SANDY, UT – Telarus, Inc., creators of GeoQuote and distributor of data, voice, and cloud services, today announced it has achieved the newly-created Platinum Partner status with WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone, a leading provider of high speed internet, voice, cloud, and cable TV services.  Premier status brings with it a richer compensation package and increased access to capital and programs to continue the accelerated growth with WOW! Internet-Cable-Phone.

“We congratulate Telarus for accelerating their performance and greatly exceeding the sales targets to become the first member of our new WOW! Business Platinum Partner program,” said Ken Worcester, Channel Chief for WOW! Business Partner Alliance. “Achieving this new milestone took incredible organization, dedication, and focus by both the Telarus partner community and back office teams. They all did a great job of finding, quoting, and closing WOW! Business fiber and coax sales opportunities and we look forward to working with Telarus on a more strategic level going forward.”{ad}

“Reaching Platinum status in the WOW! Business Partner Alliance Program is a major milestone for our company which will open the door to numerous partnership opportunities, both with existing as well as future partners,” added Doug Tolley, SVP of Sales for Telarus. “We’d like to thank our sales partners, our employees, and the amazing team at WOW! Business for supporting our sales efforts and helping us accomplish our sales goal to become the first to reach Platinum status. This is further evidence that our tools and our unique services (engineering team, project management team, and customer account management team) combine to help our partners differentiate themselves and be perceived as the technology experts. Add to that the fact that we offer complimentary circuit monitoring on each and every WOW! Business circuit sourced through Telarus, and you have a win-win situation for partner, master agent, and provider.”

About WOW!
WOW! is one of the nation’s leading broadband providers, serving residential and business customers in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas, Maryland and the Southeast. With an expansive portfolio of advanced services including high-speed Internet, data, voice, cloud and cable television services, the company is dedicated to delighting customers with friendly, quality service at affordable prices. For more information about WOW! visit

WOW! Business provides IP-based network, data, voice and cloud services for small and mid-sized business, enterprise, government and wholesale customers. The company owns and operates more than 40,000 miles of local fiber-optic and coaxial networks in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest which, along with its data centers, provide customers with scalable, low-latency access to national carrier backbones.

About Telarus
Telarus is a technology services distributor (master agent) who holds contracts with over 80 data, voice, and cloud providers. To help our partners “See What Others Can’t,” we have created and purchased tools to help them win more business. These tools include:

  • Complimentary monitoring of all circuits sourced through Telarus powered by VXSuite

  • Real-time VoIP pre-assessment powered by VXSupportLine

  • GeoQuote real-time pricing tools to aid partners in the carrier selection and optimization process.

  • VXSuite pre-assessments to determine if a customer’s network is ready for a UC implementation

  • Cisco and ShoreTel certified cloud engineers to aid partners in complex hosted VoIP and other Cloud designs

Behind the scenes, we offer our partners project management to ensure the services they order are turned up properly, as well as account management to assist end users with the carrier renewal process and to up-sell new services on their behalf. Telarus was voted the best master agent by the members of the Telecom Association for 2016 and is a top three channel partner for nearly all providers it represents. Today, thousands of partners including agents, cloud brokers, MSPs, and solution providers use Telarus to easily source network, UC and cloud services – which includes WOW! Business fiber and coax products. If you’re interested in selling WOW! Business and joining the Telarus partner program, please visit us online at or call our recruiting hotline at 877-346-3232.

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