Xspedius Appoints Pierron as President, CEO

Xspedius Communications LLC, a Missouri-based CLEC, has named Paul Pierron, as the company’s president and CEO. Pierron has been CEO for BP Investments LLC in St. Louis since 2003. Prior to BP, he served as president and CEO for Digital Teleport Inc., a position he held until the company was sold to CenturyTel. Pierron also has served as […]

CenturyTel Completes Purchase of KMC Fiber Networks

CenturyTel Inc. has completed the acquisition of fiber networks from KMC Telecom Holdings Inc. (KMC) in 16 markets. The deal is valued at $65 million. The purchase means CenturyTel has added the following markets to its operations: Alabama, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. “This acquisition helps expand CenturyTel’s competitive local […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 8/2003 News Briefs * Level 3 Communications Inc. has signed an agreement with Cox Communications to provide 2.5gbps wavelengths that stretch from Rhode Island to California on a route that also connects to Level 3 facilities in Omaha and Las Vegas. The (3)Link Global Wavelength services also connect San Diego to Phoenix and Dallas […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 4/2003 News Briefs * Dynegy Inc., the power and natural gas company that operates a 16,800-mile optically switched mesh network in North America, says it expected to have exited the telecom business by the end of the first quarter. Dynegy recently announced the sale of its broadband network reaching 32 cities throughout Western Europe […]

News Briefs

Posted: 2/2003 News Briefs * WilTel Communications Group Inc. has cleared the regulatory hurdles necessary to operate with a new investor. The company, after emerging from bankruptcy last fall, began trading in December on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol WTEL. WilTel, formerly known as Williams Communications, had traded on the over-the-counter board since […]

Feature Links

Posted: 03/2002 The Links AFN Communications Inc. www.afncommunications.comAllTel Corp. www.alltel.com CenturyTel Inc. www.centurytel.comQwest Communications International Inc. www.qwest.comSBC Communications Inc. www.sbc.comVerizon Communications www.verizon.comWilliams Communications Group Inc. www.williamscommunications.comWorldcom Corp. www.worldcom.com

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