November 16. 2017 8:29PM

NH Business Newsreel: Single Digits acquires Airwave

BEDFORD — Single Digits Inc., which provides high speed internet access management software and support, has acquired Airwave Networks, a company that provides wired and wireless internet access and digital TV to student housing and multi-unit properties.

With the acquistion, Single Digits gains 150 employees, the company said in a release Thursday. Airwave, based in Annapolis, Md., has nearly 120,000 student and multi-unit dwelling customers in 44 states and Canada. Financing for the transaction was provided by Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group.

Bedford-based Single Digits, which won the New Hampshire High Tech Council’s Product of the Year in 2013, is a portfolio company of Bregal Sagemont, a growth-focused private capital firm based in New York. With the acquisition, Single Digits will have about 400 employees.

SBA seeks lender specialist

CONCORD — The U.S. Small Business Administration, New Hampshire District Office, is looking to hire a full-time lender relations specialist to work with SBA’s lending partners throughout the state.

All applications must be submitted through the online federal jobs platform, The posting can be found at:

Responsibilities include marketing lending programs and service; conducting outreach, training, education, development, lender recruitment, consultation and working with lenders; and providing assistance through consultative and customer interactions with lenders.

Novus adds new online capabilities

PORTSMOUTH — Novus Public Affairs has launched a new website and rolled out a suite of new services, including phone vendor support, website design and development, and search engine optimization.

Communications consultant Paul Young started the firm in 1996 after leaving a corporate communications position.

Novus services include media relations, targeted campaign strategies, nonprofit management and diverse coalition building.

The company client list includes Walmart, RiteAid, Starwood Hotels, Waste Management and the University of New Hampshire, as well as local concerns like North End Portsmouth, Works Bakery Café and Meridian Construction. More information at