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CompTIA Names Board of Directors at 25th Anniversary Event

Brian D. Wiser, senior vice president of sales and vendor management, North America, for Ingram Micro Inc. was elected chairman of the CompTIA board of directors at the associations annual Breakaway conference, being held this week at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. CompTIA is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a global association […]

RBOC Embarks on Qwest for New CEO

Folks used to say that the RBOCs moved in lockstep. So its interesting that just two months after Ed Whitacre announced his retirement, Qwest Communications International Inc.s Chairman and CEO Dick Notebaert has done the same. Dick Notebaert, Qwest chairman and CEO, announced his retirement on June 11. The head of Qwest, a long-time fixture […]

EarthLink Names New CEO

EarthLink Inc. has named Rolla P. Huff as president and CEO. He succeeds Garry Betty, who died in January from complications of cancer. Mike Lunsford had been serving as interim CEO. “We believe that Rolla has the experience and strategic acumen required for EarthLink to create value for its shareholders, while maintaining its track record […]

Notebaert Announces Retirement Plans

Folks used to say that the RBOCs moved in lockstep. So its interesting timing that just two months after Ed Whitacre announced his retirement, Qwest Communications International Inc.’s Chairman and CEO Dick Notebaert has done the same. The mild-mannered head of Qwest, a long-time fixture on the RBOC scene, on June 8 told the board […]

Whitacre Hands Over AT&T Reins

Ed Whitacre, one of the most influential and polarizing figures in telecom history, planned to retire from his post as AT&T Inc.s chairman and CEO in early June. The 65-year-old spent nearly two decades at the helm of SBC Communications Inc., a once poorly regarded regional Bell that Whitacre has transformed into a powerhouse. Ed […]

COMPTEL’s Comstock Resigns

Earl Comstock has resigned as president and CEO of COMPTEL, the competitive carrier association announced late Wednesday. Jerry James, former president of Grande Communications and a past chairman of COMPTEL, will serve as interim CEO of COMPTEL, effective immediately. Comstock said he is leaving COMPTEL to pursue other interests. He served as head of the […]

Janzen In as New One Communications CEO

Telecom industry vet Howard Janzen is taking over as CEO of One Communications. Janzen replaces Thomas Casey, who served as CEO after CTC Communications and Choice One Communications merged last year. One Communications on Monday would only say that Casey is no longer with the company. It would not provide further details. Casey previously had […]

PAETEC-US LEC Merger Completed

PAETEC Corp. and US LEC Corp. have completed their $450 million merger and the combined company began trading Thursday on the NASDAQ Syock Market under the symbol PAET. The combined company will conduct business as PAETEC Holding Corp. The merger, which was announced Aug. 14, was approved by both companies’ stockholders on Wednesday. The new […]

Hostopia Chairman Resigns

John Nemanic has resigned as chairman and director of Hostopia Inc. Nemanic, who has been Hostopias chairman since 1999, said he wanted to devote more time to other opportunities. The resignation was effective Feb. 9. “It has been my great pleasure to have worked with Hostopia since the company’s inception, Nemanic. I leave with the […]

FCC Approves Long-Awaited AT&T-BellSouth Merger

After months of internal wrangling and false starts, the FCC late Friday unanimously approved the $84 billion merger of AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp. Democratic Commissioners Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein said in separate statements that they finally agreed to the transaction once AT&T provided more conditions in the public interest. They noted they still […]

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