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Illinois-Based ExteNet Systems Moves Headquarters to Frisco » Dallas Innovates

North Texas is landing yet another head office move.

ExteNet Systems is moving its Illinois headquarters to new 37,000 square foot space in the Frisco Station development.

The company, which specializes in providing secure, fiber-neutral 5G host communications infrastructure to mobile network operators, property owners, enterprises and municipalities, said the move will bring it closer to customers and partners in the ‘industry. It will also bring its workforce closer to ExteNet’s higher density of owned and managed networks.

CEO: Frisco offers “tremendous work-life balance”

“We want to bring back the sense of community and foster a greater sense of belonging for our team,” Richard Coyle, president and CEO of ExteNet, said in a statement. “This is an opportunity to reimagine our future, a shift to a more communicative and transparent culture that strives to succeed together. The City of Frisco offers employees a tremendous work-life balance and brings us closer to many of our closest partners and customers.

Frisco headquarters will house approximately 150 employees

ExteNet deploys and manages a wide range of 5G and fiber neutral infrastructure solutions. [Illustration: ExteNet Systems]

ExteNet expects the move to be completed by the first quarter of next year. Its new headquarters will house approximately 150 workers who will focus on “deploying and managing ground-to-roof infrastructure solutions for sports, entertainment and hospitality venues as well as large enterprises, college campuses, healthcare facilities and governmental municipalities across the United States. states,” the company said.

Frisco’s headquarters will be part of the ExteNet network of five “satellite offices” it operates in California, Nevada, Illinois and New Jersey.

“As a beacon of innovation with a world-class business environment, the Lone Star State is the perfect place for companies like ExteNet to thrive and unlock their full potential,” Governor Greg Abbott said in a statement. . “I look forward to partnering with ExteNet as we continue to make Texas the number one destination for technology innovation in the nation and maintain our distinction as the best state in which to live, work and raise a family.”

ExteNet Expands Presence Across Texas With Partnerships

The announcement comes as ExteNet has strengthened its presence across Texas in recent weeks. Last month, the company unveiled what it called key partnerships: one with Spurs Sports & Entertainment to deploy wireless networking solutions at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, the other to deploy fiber on the Austin Formula 1 circuit.

The company has previously worked in Dallas, improving the antennas at AT&T Stadium. ExteNet says it also provides private wireless network services to The Star in Frisco. The company has previously done work in places such as the Bank of America Plaza in Dallas and the Empire State Building in New York.

Recent C Suite Changes

ExteNet’s relocation comes as the company recently made changes to the C-suite. Late last year, the company appointed Coyle to the leadership role, having served as interim CEO since July 2021. She continued in January by appointing Saroosh Ahmed as CFO and in April by bringing in Anithea. Dorch as the new Director of Human Resources.

“As the leader in secure 5G and fiber optic infrastructure solutions, ExteNet is a great addition to Frisco’s growing technology and innovation economy. And our residents will benefit from this growth,” Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney said in a statement.

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