Solving Global Connectivity Challenges
In 2022, global internet bandwidth grew 28%, now totaling 997 terabytes per second, with the need for data steadily increasing.1 Amidst the pandemic, the amount of connected technologies and bandwidth-intensive activities have spiked. While 4.9 billion people are presently connected, nearly 3 billion are without internet access.2
The Biarri Networks acquisition enables Dura-Line to expand into customized network solutions that offer improved scalability, reliability and efficiency. Biarri Networks brings a reputation for data-driven engineering services for broadband networks that supplements Dura-Line’s connectivity infrastructure pathways for the telecommunications, transportation and electrical markets.
Said Sameer Bharadwaj, CEO of Orbia, “Connectivity continues to be one of the world’s greatest challenges and opportunities. With the acquisition of Biarri Networks, we are accelerating our transformation and scaling our offerings for a future of seamless connection and information access for cities, homes and people. This is an incredible milestone for Orbia on our journey to advance life around the world.”
Peter Hajdu, Executive Vice President and President of Orbia Connectivity Solutions (Dura-Line), said, “We couldn’t be more excited to have Biarri Networks as part of our business, with their leading intellectual property and brilliant team. This acquisition is an important strategic step to continue to add value to our solutions portfolio. Combined, we can address the most critical customer needs ahead when it comes to the digital infrastructure that will bring reliable connection everywhere.”
Paul Sulisz, CEO of Biarri Networks, said, “We are delighted with this partnership. From a purpose and values perspective, we couldn't be more aligned. This union marks an important moment on our journey: we had faith that we could build a business that was ground-breaking and now we have found the right partner in Dura-Line to help us accelerate.”
As part of the Orbia Connectivity Solutions business group, Biarri Networks will be positioned to extend the design and deployment of fiber, broadband and 5G networks that promote digital equality, connect communities and empower people. Biarri Networks will continue to be led by Paul Sulisz, operate under its existing name and focus on serving its customers.