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COMPTEL Searches for New CEO

Earl Comstock resigned as president and CEO of COMPTEL on May 30. COMPTEL is shopping for a new president and CEO following the late May resignation of Earl Comstock, who served in the role for two years. COMPTEL named Jerry James, former president of Grande Communications Networks Inc. and a past COMPTEL chairman, as its […]

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 […]

Cisco Targets Small Businesses

Peter Rando, manager of product marketing, demos the UC500 at the Cisco Partner Summit Technology and Solutions Forum. The UC500 is the box on the bottom. It is topped by the CE520, the WAN controller and the IPcelerate IPsmartSuite module. In an effort to increase its market share among SMBs, Cisco Systems Inc. announced the […]

Cablevision Sets its Sights on the Channel

Photo by Brian Stanton Cablevisions Joe Magliulo, Optimum Lightpaths Matt Grover and Cablevisions Kevin Potente are leading the cablecos efforts to boost commercial sales through indirect channels for its triple-play and metro Ethernet services. When you think of leading media and entertainment companies, Cablevision Systems Corp. is sure to come to mind. In addition to […]

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, […]

Alive & Kickin

MORE THAN 100 EXHIBITORS and 2,500 attendees converged on the worlds largest Marriott Hotel in mid-October for the COMPTEL PLUS Convention + Expo to champion a new era in the competitive carrier community characterized by mergers and acquisitions and the introduction of new technologies. There has been a lot of consolidation, but we have a […]

COMPTEL Exhibitors Adapt to New Competitive Environment

Dozens of exhibitors and 2,200 attendees converged on the world’s largest Marriott Hotel this week to champion a new era in the competitive carrier community — an era of rebirth characterized by mergers and acquisitions, and the introduction of new technologies. Up to 2,500 people were expected to participate in the Fall 2006 COMPTEL PLUS […]

Meet Campaign for Convergence Staffer Khali Henderson

Many of you know me as Editor in Chief of PHONE+ magazine. Thats just one of my roles. I also am part of the team that produces the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. I recommend topics for the educational conference, moderate panels and support our marketing campaign. I have been working on the show for eight years. […]

COMPTEL Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The COMPTEL PLUS convention opened Monday with celebratory speeches and a cake sponsored by Progress Telecom marking COMPTEL’s 25th Anniversary. COMPTEL Chairman Sherm Henderson applauded companies that have “stayed the course for 25 years.” He reflected on the past quarter of a century by looking at the value competitors have brought to consumers and businesses. […]

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