Our team

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The experienced executive team is well respected in the industry with a proven track record of success and demonstrated results. Establishing the highest standards for their technology service offering and customer service, they offer managed solutions that give you the competitive edge locally and globally.


Johnie Johnson

CEO | Co-Founder

With more than 30 years of experience in the wireless industry, Mr. Johnson has held executive positions in rural, regional and national wireless companies including: Infiniti Broadband, Branch Communications, Nex-Tech Wireless, U.S. Cellular, Telecorp PCS, Suncom Wireless, AT&T Wireless and Mid-Missouri Cellular. Mr. Johnson's proven track record includes leading startups and successfully transitioning technology companies by developing and implementing successful strategies to achieve profitable margins through increased subscribers and increased efficiencies.

Mr. Johnson has served in leadership roles for CTIA and CCA wireless industry associations. He served as President and Chairman of the Board, as well as Chairperson for several Executive Committees, including Government and Regulatory Affairs, where he testified before Congress on behalf of the wireless industry. Mr. Johnson was recognized by his industry peers and awarded the Rural Cellular Association’s 2009 and again in 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award.

Mr. Johnson is also a community leader who has served on the Board of Directors for local banks, chambers of commerce, civic and non-profit organizations. He served as President of the Boys and Girls Club and received top state and national honors for fundraising activities for Big Brothers Big Sisters.


Ben Ealey

Chief Operating and Technology Officer

Mr. Ealey brings a wealth of wireless experience having held leadership roles in the wireless industry for
more than 26 years. His successes include leadership positions with McCaw Communications, CellularOne, AT&T Wireless, Sprint PCS, and Cricket Communications.

Mr. Ealey has a vast background in Business and Network Operations. His wireless legacy includes building an environment for collaboration among all functional groups in both public and government sectors. These departments included technical, operational, financial and marketing. The platform created brought success in both the public and government arenas.

Mr. Ealey worked with Ada County Public Safety to transition over 2,000 First Responders and 11 different Public Service Agencies serving over 400,000 citizens to a new multi-year business plan with a new vision and strategy.

During Mr. Ealey’s tenure at Cricket Communications, Sprint PCS and AT&T Wireless, he played key leadership roles in National Operational & Technical Standards, 911 Compliance, Fixed Asset Management, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, Software Tools Development, Data Centers, Technical Training and Developments.

Lastly, Mr. Ealey is an active community leader working with Big Brothers Big Sisters and World Vision.