Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 06/2000 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES CapRock Communications Corp. ( has named Ed Mulcahy to direct CapRock’s carrier sales division. Mulcahy previously was vice president of wholesale sales for Qwest Communications International Inc. and held the same title at the former Frontier Corporation. He also was director of carrier sales for Southern Pacific Telecom. Andrew […]


Posted: 05/2000 ADDS,MOVES & CHANGESBellSouth has named Glen Estell president of BellSouth Interconnection Services (, the company’s wholesale telecommunications business responsible for more than $4 billion in annual revenue. Estell comes to BellSouth Interconnection Services from BellSouth’s wireless operations where he most recently was vice president and general manager for BellSouth Mobility in Georgia. Before […]

Broadwing Secures $2.1 Billion in Private Equity;Hires ‘E’ CFO

Posted: 03/2000 Broadwing Secures $2.1 Billion in Private Equity; Hires ‘E’ CFO By Ken Branson Hoping to become considerably more than the sum of its parts, Broadwing Inc. ( continues its metamorphosis. Broadwing, which grew out of the merger late last year of the former Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co. and the former IXC Communications Inc., […]

Carrier Hotels Turn "Telco Concierge"

Posted: 02/2000 Carrier Hotels Turn "Telco Concierge" By Ken Branson When CO Space Inc. ( announced late last year four venture capital companies have provided it $28 million to fund its expansion, it marked a new phase in the evolution of telco hotels–places where telecom and other carriers lease space for their equipment, or even […]

Business News – AOL, Time Warner Union To Affect Telecom, Cable Industries

Posted: 03/2000 Former AT&T WorldNet VP Joins ITXC Corp. ITXC Corp. ( has announced that Tom Shoemaker, former vice president of AT&T WorldNet Service, now is executive vice president of business development for ITXC. He is responsible for both new service development and mergers and acquisitions. Tom Shoemaker ITXC Chairman and CEO Tom Evslin held […]


Posted: 01/2000 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES BroadWing Inc. (, the new company formed from the merger of Cincinnati Bell and IXC Communications Inc., has named its executive team. Former president and CEO of Cincinnati Bell Richard G. Ellenberger will remain in that capacity for the new company. Former Cincinnati Bell COO Richard S. Ponti is […]

Business News – WorldPort Taps C&W Chief as CEO

Posted: 07/1999 WorldPort Taps C&W Chief as CEO In yet another high-profile move, emerging carrier Worldport Communications Inc., Atlanta, is solidifying its position in the international telecommunications market with the appointment of Carl J. Grivner as its president and CEO. Grivner is the former chief executive, Western Hemisphere, including the United States, for Cable and […]

Former Agent Sues Qwest for $23 Million

Posted: 07/1999 Former Agent Sues Qwest for $23 Million By Ken Branson NCN Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., a former agent of Qwest Communications International Inc., Denver, is suing Qwest for allegedly misleading its management, failing to pay commissions due NCN and breach of contract. NCN is asking for $23 million in compensatory and punitive damages. A […]

Business News

Posted: 05/1999 Global Crossing Comes Ashore, Snatches Frontier in Integrated Services Play By Ken Branson Most telecommunications companies start out on dry land. Eventually, they get to the water’s edge and have to get across the pond somehow. As often as not, they buy capacity on a transoceanic cable owned and operated by Global Crossing […]

Former AT&T Vice President Virginia DwyerPasses Away

Posted: 11/1997 Former AT&T Vice President Virginia Dwyer Passes Away NEW YORK–Virginia A. Dwyer, former AT&T senior vice president of finance, passed away Sept. 29 at the age of 76. During her 43-year career with AT&T, Dwyer played a major role in many of AT&T’s financial activities. Before the breakup of the Bell System, Dwyer […]

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