Arkansas Economic Development Commission


GW Communications announces plans to locate new operation in Paragould


PARAGOULD, Arkansas (April 28, 2016) – GW Communications, a company providing broadband solutions to telecommunications, cable and other industries, today announced plans to locate a new office in Paragould, Arkansas. More than 28 new jobs will be created by GW Communications at the new Paragould office. The company will be located in an existing facility at 1707 Linwood Drive in Paragould.


GW Communications’ leadership joined Paragould City and Chamber officials along with Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, at the announcement today in Paragould.


“GW Communications is pleased to begin operations in Paragould, Arkansas,” said Scott Watson, Operations Manager for GW Communications – Paragould.  “Since 2005 some of the most experienced minds in telecommunications formed GW Communications.  We strive to set the industry standard as a complete telecommunications solution by delivering the highest level of quality to our customers.  We look forward to expanding operations in Paragould to meet the demand of an ever increasing communications industry.” 


GW Communications’ clients include companies such as Windstream, AT&T and Verizon. 


The new jobs to be created in Paragould include CAD Drafting and computer operator positions. 


“We are proud to welcome GW Communications to Paragould,” said Sue McGowan, president of economic development and CEO of the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The company is creating jobs that pay a very competitive salary and will have a positive impact on many area families. We appreciate GW Communications making the decision to locate in Paragould and know our local workforce will be a great fit for the company’s needs.”


GW Communications is headquartered in Coppell, Texas and has existing operations in Kansas City, Kansas, Austin, Texas, San Jacinto, California, Houston, Texas, Lubbock, Texas, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Paragould, Arkansas.  


“The fact GW Communications chose to locate this new office in Paragould reflects the strength and reputation of the area workforce,” said Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. “Arkansas continues to grow a reputation as a hub for data and telecommunications companies thanks to companies like GW Communications.”


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