GRAND JUNCTION,Bicoastal Communications is seeking approval to offer telecommunications services in North Carolina as a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC).

The firm targets cities under 1 million people for service.

Bicoastal already operates Navacore Communications, an Internet Service Provider in Rock Hill, SC.

The company is also seeking to offer services in New Mexico and Nevada. It currently offers service in South Carolina and Colorado. Other states targeted for expansion include Arizona, Wyoming, Texas, Idaho and Montana.