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GeoLinks Earns its place on Inc. Magazine's 37th Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000


For the 2nd Time, GeoLinks
Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 786 overall and No. 1 Telecom in
California With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 635

Inc. magazine today revealed that GeoLinks
is No. 786 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of
the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Furthermore, GeoLinks
ranked in the top three Fastest Growing WISPs in America and the No. 1
Fastest Growing Telecom in California. The list represents a unique look
at the most successful companies within the American economy's most
dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell,
Domino's Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many
other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees
on the Inc. 5000.

"According to Inc. Media Editor in Chief, James Ledbetter, of the tens
of thousands of companies that have applied to Inc. 5000 over the years,
only a fraction have made the list more than once," said GeoLinks' CEO
Skyler Ditchfield. "A mere one-in-three have made the list two times,
and I am both proud and humbled that GeoLinks can officially claim the
honor of once again being the largest fastest-growing ISP on the Inc.
5000. This is all further motivation to continue large scale growth to
support our mission of closing the US digital divide. Looking forward,
we plan to continue to focus on hypergrowth to close this gap, thus,
everyone can expect to see GeoLinks here for many years to come."

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 (which are listed
online at, with the top 500 companies featured in the September
issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 15) been very
competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows
staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved
an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent and a median
rate of 171.8 percent; GeoLinks smashed the average at 635 percent. The
Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for
664,095 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an
interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other
criteria, can be found at

"If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it's unparalleled recognition of
your years of hard work and sacrifice," says Inc. editor in chief James
Ledbetter. "The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay.
What doesn't change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the
forces that shape our lives."

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be
held October 17 to 19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country
Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the
greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

For media inquiries or to schedule an interview with GeoLinks' CEO
Skyler Ditchfield, please contact Lexie Olson at lolson(at)


Headquartered in Southern California, GeoLinks is a leading
telecommunications company and competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC)
public utility, nationally recognized for its innovative Internet and Digital
 solutions. Ranked No. 5 by category on Inc. Magazine's 2017
Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America, GeoLinks delivers
Enterprise-Grade Internet, Digital Voice, SD-WANCloud
, Layer 2 Transport, and both Public and Private Turnkey
Network Construction expertly tailored for businesses and Anchor
Institutions nationwide.

GeoLinks' accelerated success is largely due to its flagship product, ClearFiber™,
which offers dedicated business-class Internet with unlimited bandwidth,
true network redundancy, and guaranteed speeds reaching up to 10
Gbps. Named "Most
Disruptive Technology"
in the 2018 Central Coast Innovation Awards,
GeoLinks' ClearFiber™ network is backed by a carrier-grade Service Level
Agreement boasting 99.999% uptime and 24/7 in-house customer support.
With an average installation period of 4-to-7 days, GeoLinks is proud to
offer the most resilient and scalable fixed wireless network on the

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000


The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when
comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded
and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based,
privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or
divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a
number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The
minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is
$2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for
subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s
September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can
be found at

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the
only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing
private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's
innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine
Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly
audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from
2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 18,000,000 today. For more information,

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the
nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark
of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards
Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements
of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops,
celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit

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