PAETEC Completes $125 Million Credit Facility

PAETEC Corp. has signed a $125 million amendment to its existing senior secured credit facility, with an extended term to January 2010. PAETEC will re-invest in numerous growth initiatives that will continue to complement our already strong product offerings, said CFO Keith Wilson. PAETEC, through its service provider subsidiary PAETEC Communications Inc., expanded service to […]

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, […]

XO Names New President of Indirect Sales

XO Communications Inc. said today it has named Jim Delis president of indirect sales. Delis replaces Rob Westervelt, who has left the company. Delis previously served as XOs vice president of channel marketing, where he oversaw marketing programs for commercial, carrier and indirect sales organizations. As president of indirect sales, Delis will lead sales and […]

i2Telecom Appoints Fultz as President, COO

VoIP products and services provider i2Telecom International Inc. said today it has appointed James R. Fultz as president and COO of the company. He also has joined the company’s board of directors. Fultz, 45, served as president and CEO of a number of silicon valley venture-funded telecom technology companies, from December 2000 until December 2004. […]

PAETEC Announces Acquisition, 2005 Reseller Initiatives

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 208) announced in January that it had signed a definitive agreement to purchase American Long Lines Inc., a privately owned telecommunications company based in Horsham, Penn., serving primarily small and medium business customers in the Mid-Atlantic region. The deal includes the facilities, employees and customer base of American Long Lines. This […]

sentitO Raises $28.5M

VoIP equipment company sentitO Networks (Booth 811) recently raised $28.5 million in new funding. That includes a $19 million Series C round led by Kodiak Venture Partners and a $9.5 Series D round led by Core Capital Partners. The company, which now has raised total funding of $53.5 million, will use the new money to […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: Cisco Launches New Partner Initiatives

Posted: 6/2003 Cisco Launches New Partner Initiatives By Tara Seals Cisco’s Paul Mountford Cisco Systems Inc. laid out a new channel strategy at its annual Partner Summit, April 15-16 in Las Vegas, unveiling initiatives to boost partner profitability. A new partner portal, eAgent pricing, financing, SMB products and support options framed the networking company’s new […]


Posted: 08/2002 … on President Bush’s long-awaited statement on broadband deployment "We are delighted by the president’s comments, which put him squarely on the side of the broad majority who want to see facilities-based broadband deployment, the removal of hurdles to investment and who support the leadership and vision of FCC Chairman Powell in the […]


Posted: 05/2002 Overheard… … before the Congressional Forum on Technological and Economic Impact of Broadband Deployment Policy and Initiatives…“Even ubiquitous broadband deployment will fall short of competitive, economic, or national security objectives unless people actually adopt broadband technology and use it to work, play, live and learn.”— Rick Ellenberger, Chairman-elect and CEO, Broadwing Inc.ID’em, DanoThe […]

Wholesale Channel: Resellers Redirect Strategic Initiatives

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Resellers Redirect Strategic Initiatives By Dr. Judy Reed Smith and Jennifer Lee Everyone knows that telecom has taken a hard hit in the general downtown of the technology sector. Now data exist showing how bad it has been.During the first six months of 2001, the telecom industry eliminated 17 percent of […]

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