Raleigh, NC, August 15, 2015 –(PR.com)– Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV), a leading provider of DIRECTV to commercial properties nationwide has been named to the 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Inc. magazine ranked the company #2570 out of 5000 organizations who represent America’s independent entrepreneurs. Bulk TV experienced three-year sales growth of 143% and increased their staff by 74.
“Since 2004, we have expanded the Bulk TV footprint to include every major hotel and healthcare brand throughout thousands of properties in every part of the country,” said Dave O’Connell, CEO of Bulk TV. “The growth Bulk TV has experienced is a direct result of the unrelenting efforts of our team to meet the needs of our customers, and our ability as a company to adapt to the industry’s ever-changing technologies and effectively manage our growth in proportion to the growing demand of the market.”
Bulk TV designs, builds and installs DIRECTV television solutions specifically for hospitality and healthcare properties. The advantages include bulk, published programming rates with typically significant cost-savings compared to cable, more reliable commercial-grade equipment, remote monitoring of the system and a comprehensive, onsite service warranty. This is the fourth appearance for Bulk TV on the Inc. 500|5000 list previously ranking #2542 in 2014, #959 in 2010 and #426 in 2009.
The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 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 www.inc.com/inc5000.
“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015 in Orlando. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show “The Profit,” Robert Herjavec, one of the main “sharks” on ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank,” KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky, and Co-Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.
About Bulk TV & Internet
Bulk TV & Internet is a leading provider of DIRECTV services designed to meet the unique needs of the hospitality, senior living, healthcare, campus housing and business viewing markets. Bulk TV & Internet provides service to more than 350,000 rooms nationwide including free-to-guest television programming and digital satellite TV systems. In addition to award-winning television services, Bulk TV also offers high-speed Internet access solutions and Mitel phone systems. For more information, please visit www.BulkTV.com.
More about the Inc. 500|5000
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2014. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 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 http://www.inc.com/5000.
About Inc. 500|5000:
The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions. For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://www.inc.com/.
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