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Segra Terminates Sponsorship of Professional Golfer Scott Piercy

March 5, 2020 GMT

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 5, 2020--

Segra, one of the largest independent fiber network companies in the Eastern US, has terminated its sponsorship of professional golfer Scott Piercy after Piercy posted homophobic and far-right views on his personal social media account. These views are in direct conflict with Segra’s values of diversity and inclusion.

About Segra

Segra is one of the largest independent fiber bandwidth companies in the eastern U.S. The company has an advanced fiber infrastructure network of more than 23,000 miles that connects more than 9,000 on-net locations and 6 data centers throughout nine Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states. Segra provides Ethernet, MPLS, dark fiber, advanced data center services, IP and managed services, voice and cloud solutions, all backed by its industry-leading service and reliability. Customers include carriers, enterprises, governments, healthcare organizations, defense, education and small businesses. For more information about Segra’s technology and commitment to customer care, visit segra.com.

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KEYWORD: NORTH CAROLINA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MOBILE/WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY SPORTS GOLF TELECOMMUNICATIONS GAY & LESBIAN NETWORKS INTERNET CONSUMER DATA MANAGEMENT

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