Business News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 11/2000 Adds, Moves & Changes * A special executive committee of ICG Communications Inc. (www.icgcomm.com) has appointed Randall E. Curran the company’s new CEO, replacing Carl E. Vogel, who resigned last week as chairman and CEO. Curran most recently served as chairman, president and CEO of Thermadyne Holdings Corp. (www.thermadyne.com), which is based in […]

Stock Watch

Posted: 11/2000 Stock Watch Stocks Hammered by High Energy Costs The U.S. market dropped at the end of our trading session (Sept. 15), clobbered by worries that sharply higher oil prices will eat into corporate profits. Europe’s weak single currency, the euro, added to concern about the future course of earnings. "You are going to […]

Agency Channel: Trans Com Wins by Integrating

Posted: 10/2000 Trans Com Wins by Integrating By Tara Seals The buzzword for telecom agents these days is “integrated services.” Agents gain an edge with their consultative approach and their ability to offer cost-effective solutions.Trans Com Network (www.trans-com.com) garnered millions doing just that for Administrative Services Corp. (ASC), the largest taxicab company in the western […]

Stock Watch

Posted: 10/2000 Stock Watch Techs Flounder as Blue Chips Jump Investors pulled their dollars from tech stocks in August and headed for the blue chip sector, putting more value into the slower growth but sturdier structure of traditional stocks. Government economic figures released at the end of our trading session (August 15) produced inconclusive data […]

Business News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 10/2000 Adds, Moves & Changes* Paul B. Domorski has been appointed president and CEO of RSL Communications Ltd. (www.rslcom.com), succeeding Itzhak Fisher, who remains as a consultant to the company’s board of directors.Domorski had been president of British Telecom Syncordia Solutions (www.syncordia.bt.com) since 1997. Syncordia is BT’s worldwide value-added solutions business, covering outsourcing, network […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 05/2000 News Briefs Recent Fiber Deals* US LEC Corp. (www.uslec.com) has completed the installation of its Lucent Technologies Inc. (www.lucent.com) 5ESS AnyMedia digital switch in Baltimore, continuing the company’s growth into Bell Atlantic Corp. (www.bell-atl.com) territory. Since March 1999, US LEC has installed five digital switches in the RBOC’s territory, bringing the total number […]

Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 04/2000 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES As part of its strategy to grow its core business and expansion into Internet-related services, Teltrust Inc. (www.teltrust.com) has named Doris Granatowski as CEO overseeing the company’s outsourcing business. Granatowski also was appointed a member of the board of directors. She replaces Marc Cohen, who resigned. Granatowski has more […]

ICG To Sell Fiber Optic Technologies to ACSCommunications

Posted: 11/1999 ICG To Sell Fiber Optic Technologies to ACS Communications Englewood, Colo.-based ICG Communications Inc. has announced an agreement to sell its fiber optic division, Fiber Optic Technologies Inc., to ACS Communications Inc., Austin, Texas. The sale is expected to close during the fourth quarter of this year. In a press release, Chairman and […]

Business News – ICG, Qwest Sign Multiple Long-Term Network Agreements

Posted: 09/1999 ICG, Qwest Sign Multiple Long-Term Network Agreements Englewood, Colo.-based ICG Communications Inc. has announced that Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc. will purchase in excess of 100,000 ports of ICG’s Remote Access Service (RAS). Under terms of the five-year agreement, ICG will install at least 80,000 new RAS ports for Qwest on ICG’s nationwide […]

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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