More than a provider

Local. Reliable. For any size business.

What’s your objective? Are you cutting costs, increasing efficiency, or accelerating growth? EATEL Business has helped hundreds of clients to achieve their business goals, and we can help you reach yours. CONTACT US to get started; no question is too small.

Backup + Recovery

MORE reliability for the unpredictable. Disaster can strike your business at any time. Our backup and recovery technology ensures the protection of your business’ data providing the peace of mind and safety net that every business should have. No matter what size, industry or challenge you face, our team is ready to partner with yours.

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Data Centers

MORE protection for your business. Your data is only as secure as its weakest point. Protecting your data with our Data Centers gives you enterprise-grade security, hurricane resistance, redundant power and 24/7/365 monitoring for your entire IT infrastructure. No matter what size, industry or challenge you face, our team is ready to partner with yours.

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Managed IT

MORE efficiency, less worry. Who has time for technical maintenance. We do. From managed backups to monitoring services, our expansive portfolio of managed services exist to keep your business technology up and running 24/7. No matter what size, industry or challenge you face, our team is ready to partner with yours.

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Internet + Phone

MORE ways to connect. Business connectivity is more important than ever. Get connected and stay connected with a variety of telecommunication services including hosted phone, internet, TV and many other services.

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Do MORE with 24/7 security monitoring and business awareness, with optional access controls, energy management, and 24/7 video surveillance managed with a single app.

A next-level security, surveillance, and remote awareness for small businesses. With Business Security, you can do it all--control your thermostat, monitor your staff, and review surveillance footage easily and from anywhere.

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EATEL Business is a Louisiana-based provider of data center solutions, telecommunications, and managed IT. Our focus is to provide comprehensive business solutions all under one brand, so businesses can operate more efficiently. Over the years, we have expanded to 38 states, and will continue to help businesses prosper through innovation.

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Our Shreveport Data Center is a Tier III, concurrently maintainable facility, certified by the Uptime Institute. The facility can replace and maintain all systems without shutting down, and has built-in redundancy for critical utilities and environmental controls. For you, this means unparalleled local reliability, maximum uptime, and more flexibility for managing your invaluable data and systems.

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RTC and EATEL Merger

Press Contact for RTC:
Katie Klibert
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
(985) 536-1299


Press Contact for EATEL:
Janet Britton
General Counsel and EVP of Human Resources
(225) 621-4498




Headline: A Marriage Made In Heaven – RTC and EATEL Have Tied The Knot

Intro: In the latest rural telecommunications merger, two Louisiana-based companies have officially tied the knot.

RTC Holdings, LLC through its Reserve Communications and Computer Corp. (RCC) subsidiary has acquired 100% of EATELCORP, LLC (EATEL) and its subsidiaries, effective May 31, 2019.

The merger ushers in a new era for local telecommunications with the combined networks paving the way as one of the largest local providers in Louisiana.

Throughout its history, EATEL has positioned itself for growth. As a pioneer in the industry, EATEL was one of the first providers in the nation to offer fiber-to-the-home services, including internet, video, phone, home security and datacenter services.

William Ironside, the CEO at RTC said “EATEL has had impressive growth and expansion of its service area and portfolio of products over the years. We are excited about the future and are confident that EATEL will continue to thrive under RTC’s ownership.”      


Both founded in 1935, EATEL and RTC share similar histories and philosophies – chief among them: local presence, personalized service and quality product offerings. The companies plan to maintain their nearly identical product portfolios to ensure customers experience the same continuity in service and quality. Moreover, EATEL and RTC’s complementary geographical footprint will bring added value to the business community of Southeast Louisiana and will also help forge new opportunities for fiber expansion.


 “This is a very exciting opportunity, and we look forward to continuing EATEL’s legacy of offering innovative services and outstanding customer service. Our combined operations will be well-positioned for growth as we continue to focus on bringing value to our customers” said Josh Descant, President of EATEL.


The combined organization will be headquartered in Gonzales, Louisiana.


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