CIC Makes INC 5000 List

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of
America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies-the Inc.500|5000

COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE CORPORATION Ranks No. 1522 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000, No. 35 of the top 100 Telecommunications Companies,
with Three-Year Sales Growth of 262%

NEW YORK, August 22, 2013 -- Inc. magazine ranked Communication Infrastructure Corporation NO. 1522 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy-America's independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year's list. Communication Infrastructure Corporation joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.

"We are especially proud of making the Inc. 5000 list. Achieving the growth we did to win the award required each person at CIC to do something. Unlike a software company where growth is accomplished by customers downloading software, every penny of growth required a unique and distinct act performed by an individual. Every member of the CIC team went through a great deal of effort and all of our systems were put to the test to achieve this accomplishment." -Marty Snyder, President.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.

"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.


MEDIA CONTACT:
Caitlin Snyder, Marketing Coordinator
csnyder@cicusa.com
(805) 698-5308
www.cicusa.com


Methodology
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent-not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies-as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.

About Inc.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial superstars-the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list's alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 10-12, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. For more information about the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205



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