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Russ Lovell

Company Name: Andiamo Telecom How long have you been reading PHONE+?: 17 years Why do you read PHONE+?: Keep up to speed on Telecom Where did you work in 1987?: Com Systems, Van Nuys, Calif. What was your title in 1987?: Senior Sales Exec What do you remember most about 1987?: Operator Services, pre-subscription on […]

Former Qwest Exec Gets Probation, $250K Fine

The former CFO for Qwest Communications International Inc. was sentenced on Friday afternoon to two years probation and fined $250,000. Robin Szeliga pleaded guilty to insider trading last year for her role in the carriers 2001 accounting and securities fraud scandal. She admitted to making $125,000 from the sale of 10,000 shares of Qwest stock […]

Former Sprint Exec Joins Aptela

Internet-based business communications services provider Aptela Inc. announced on Tuesday Art MacDowell, former vice president of wholesale services for Sprint Nextel, has joined the firm as vice president of alternate channels. In this role, MacDowell assumes responsibility for Aptelas channel sales including wholesale, VAR and master agent programs. MacDowell spent more than 17 years at […]

Feds Arrest VoIP Exec for Wire Fraud, Computer Hacking

The executive of two Florida VoIP wholesale companies was arrested on Thursday for fraud and expected to appear the same day before a federal judge in Miami. The U.S. Attorney for New Jersey is accusing Edwin Andrew Pena, 23, owner of Fortes Telecom Inc. and Miami Tech & Consulting Inc. of hacking into other providers […]

Tech Data Hires New Exec

Value-added distributor Tech Data Corp. has named a new vice president of east and government sales. Joseph Quaglia will oversee sales within the eastern United States. He also will be responsible for sales to Tech Datas government resellers nationwide. Quaglia has nearly 17 years’ experience in the IT industry. He worked for Computer Associates for […]

InfiniRoute Opens Latin America Sales Office, Appoints New Exec

InfiniRoute Networks Inc., provider of managed VoIP peering services for wireline and wireless carriers, this week opened its Latin America sales office in Miami. The company recently moved its headquarters from San Francisco to Princeton, N.J., and will use the Miami office to focus on the growing VoIP peering market for carriers in the Americas. […]

Eureka/InfoHighway Appoints New Channel Exec

Eureka/InfoHighway, now the Northeasts largest CLEC, said today it has appointed a new vice president of indirect and wholesale sales, Robert Westervelt. Eureka/InfoHighway has an established network of several hundred agent partners and wholesale customers, and we are looking to expand this area of our business and offer new services to our partners, says Raul […]

Grande Loses Another Exec, Names Interim Leader

Grande Communications board of directors today named Scott Ferguson the companys interim president and CEO, as the company last week said it would do after announcing Bill Morrows resignation. Morrow last week resigned as CEO, and president and co-founder Joe Ross just announced he, too, is stepping down. Morrow is to remain on the companys […]

Verizon Promotes Exec to Federal Regulatory Team

Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday named David Young, an executive who has overseen Internet and technology policy, as vice president of federal regulatory affairs. He will be responsible for the development and analysis of intercarrier compensation and interconnection proposals for evolving communications platforms, Verizon said. Young assumes the position at a time when federal regulators […]

The Road Less Traveled: Former Harley-Davidson Exec Speaks at ASCENT

In Yellowstone National Park, the Badlands of South Dakota or Daytona Beach, Fla., a plumber, a hairdresser and a CEO riding their Harley-Davidsons across the country are comrades. Whether roaring past a herd of bison on the plains near Mt. Rushmore or buzzing by a fleet of beach bums, their ride transcends gender, social class […]

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