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COMPTEL Names New Regulatory Affairs VP

Competitive carrier association COMPTEL said on Tuesday it has hired Karen Reidy as its vice president of regulatory affairs. Reidy replaces Jason Oxman, who left COMPTEL earlier this year for a position with another organization. Reidy previously worked as counsel at MCI for nine years. She received her B.S from the University of Maryland and […]

Axalto Signs Multiple MVNO, MVNE Deals

Axalto, a provider of microprocessor cards for digital networks, said on Tuesday at CTIA it signed 11 multiyear agreements with MVNOs and mobile virtual network enablers (MVNEs) in 2005 to supply SIM cards and services such as applications, server solutions and customized logistics. Axalto said it expects to sign more such deals throughout this year. […]

VoIP Inc. Names New CEO

VoIP Inc. said today it has hired B. Michael Adler as its new chairman and CEO. Company founder and current chairman and CEO Steven Ivester will become VoIP Inc.s corporate strategist.Adler founded VoIP application services company WQN Inc., which VoIP Inc. acquired last week. He also is CEO of Eagle Venture Capital LLC, a Delaware […]

CoStreet Appoints Director of Carrier Sales

CoStreet Communications, a Louisiana-based network integrator, has hired Linda Michaels as director of carrier sales. Michaels most recently served as managing director of sales for Universal Access in Chicago. She has worked in telecom for more than 16 years; before Universal Access, Michaels worked as strategic accounts director for Progress Telecom. In her new position, […]

Investment Firm Hires Powell

Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell has joined Providence Equity Partners Inc., a private equity investment firm specializing in media, communications and information companies, as a senior advisor. Powell will advise Providence on technology and regulatory issues, and investment opportunities. Providence Equity is an investor in T-Mobile USA and Nextel. Various media speculate the firm hired […]

MCI Reorganization Wins Court Approval, Emergence Expected in Early 2004

Posted: 12/2003 MCI Reorganization Wins Court Approval, Emergence Expected in Early 2004 A judge has approved the reorganization plan of MCI, paving the way for the No. 2 long-distance carrier to emerge from the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history. In national conference call, Michael Capellas, Chairman and CEO of MCI, revealed the Ashburn, Va., company […]

Wanted: A Few Good Sales Reps

Posted: 06/1999 Wanted: A Few Good Sales Reps By Susan Helen Moran In an executive suite in downtown Chicago, John Shave, the 33-year old president of Globalcom Inc., an integrated communications provider (ICP), paces across the floor analyzing 1998 W2s, stack rankings, sales reports and personality test results of a prospective sales employee. Shave is […]

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