PAETECs Bantoft Takes Reins of Wholesale Markets Group

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 804), a subsidiary of PAETEC Corp., is announcing that President Chris Bantoft has taken over leadership of its Wholesale Markets Group, including its reseller channel. Bantoft is also responsible for developing sales via agent partners. Bantoft will be working with various PAETEC initiatives, including the expansion of the companys MPLS network, […]

Comstock Unveils Logo, Lobbying Initiative

COMPTELs new president and CEO Earl W. Comstock addressed his first convention of the associations membership by unveiling a new logo and a new lobbying initiative designed to reflect a new era in the competitive telecommunications market. After mergers with three other industry groups ACTA, ASCENT and ALTS — over the last few years, COMPTEL […]

TBI Offers Agents Freedom to Choose

Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI, Booths 109-111) announced plans to roll out a new corporate-wide initiative: TBI Gives You the Freedom to Choose. The new initiative will be formally introduced at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo and will be incorporated into TBIs advertising and collateral materials. Our agents are the backbone of our company, says […]

Business News – BellSouth Gets Behind Wholesale Initiative

Posted: 04/2001 BellSouth Gets Behind Wholesale Initiative By Tara Seals BellSouth Corp. ( has stepped-up support for its wholesale division, BellSouth Interconnection Services (, with a three-pronged initiative for 2001. The incumbent carrier will implement enhanced service levels, new products and pricing plans throughout the year to benefit CLECS, ICPs, IXCs, resellers and wireless providers. […]

Business News – Sprint Adds Internet Agent Program to E-Commerce Sales Initiative

Posted: 08/2000 Sprint Adds Internet Agent Program to E-Commerce Sales Initiative By Tara Seals Sprint Corp. ( unveiled in June an Internet sales affiliate program that offers performance-based commissions and per-sale cash bonuses for e-commerce orders.The program is the latest of several online sales and service moves the carrier has made during recent months.The tier […]

Business News – CapRock, Hyperion Sign IRU, Broadband Initiative Launched

Posted: 08/1999 CapRock, Hyperion Sign IRU, Broadband Initiative Launched CapRock Communications Corp., Dallas, has signed an indefeasible right of use (IRU) agreement with Hyperion Communications, a Coudersport, Pa.-based competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC). The IRU grants Hyperion a long-term license to about 1,650 route miles of long-haul fiber that will pass through more than seven […]

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