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Sherm Henderson

THEN: Sherm Henderson was founder and CEO of Charter Network Inc., a long-distance reseller operating in the Ameritech region. “In 1987, I was real happy to be a long-distance provider in five states,” he recalls. NOW: Today, Henderson is CEO of Lightyear Network Solutions and chairman of COMPTEL. His company, formed in 1993 as UniDial, […]

Greg Praske and Bill Power

THEN : In 1987, Greg Praske was vice president of finance and administration, and Bill Power was vice president of government affairs, for National Air Transportation Association (NATA), a trade association representing 2,500 corporate air charter companies, flight schools and aircraft fueling and maintenance companies. It had 23 employees and a budget of approximately $3 […]

Charter Communications, Level 3 Sign Multiyear Voice Services Agreement

Charter Communications Inc. and Level 3 Communications (Booth 210) have extended their relationship with a new, multiyear agreement under which Level 3 will support Charters expansion of consumer and small business telephone services. Level 3s (3)VoIP Enhanced Local service will enable Charter to reduce the time-to-market associated with its deployment of VoIP-based services. The agreement […]

Charter Communications Launches Music To-Go

Charter Communications Inc., the St. Louis-based cable TV and high-speed Internet provider, this week added Charter Music To-Go to its Charter Music service. Charter Music To-Go is a subscription service that gives the companys high-speed Internet customers access to more than 2 million songs to download and play. Users also can download personalized playlists to […]

TIA Elects New Board Members, Approves Charter for Communications Research Division

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) Board of Directors elected two new board members at its Nov. 7 meeting. The new members Robert J. Casamento, principal vice president and general manager of Bechtel North America Telecommunications, and Tim Krause, senior vice president for Alcatel North America Marketing will assume unfulfilled seats on the board. We are […]

Safe Networks Secure Profits For Resellers

The continuing challenge businesses face in network security risk management has been identified as an opportunity for carriers; its one they have addressed in the last four or five years with IP VPNs primarily. But, say analysts and vendors, there is a larger opportunity for telcos in offering managed firewalls, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, vulnerability […]

ECA Promotes Convergence-Capable Channels

Posted: 12/2003 ECA Promotes Convergence-Capable Channels By Tara Seals Convergence now has an official champion. A host of industry players have come together to form the Enterprise Communications Association. The ECA is devoted to developing markets for blended voice and data networks and the applications surrounding them and the sound business, sales and service strategies […]

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