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Level 3 Stocks Drop on CFO News

Level 3 Communications Inc. shares fell nearly 9 percent by early afternoon on news that the company is looking for a new CFO. Level 3s stock was trading for $4.47, down 8.78 percent from the opening price of $4.75. CEO James Crowe said CFO Sunit Patel will remain with Level 3 during the transition period. […]

Long-Time CEOs Share Their Views From the Top

What do you get when you put four long-time telecom CEOs together on one stage? Answer: An hour of serious and funny commentary on the state of the competitive telecom industry. Jerry James, interim CEO of COMPTEL, led the View from the Top panel on Monday, lobbing questions to Carl Grivner of XO Communications Inc., […]

Forsee Out as Sprint CEO

Gary Forsee, chairman and CEO of Sprint, resigned on Monday. The news came about a week after several media outlets cited anonymous sources who said the move was imminent. Forsee has come under fire from board members for Sprints ailing financials. Indeed, Sprint lowered its financial forecast for the current quarter, saying revenue would fall […]

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 […]

James M. Smith

THEN: Jim Smith was a partner at the law firm, Pierson, Ball & Dowd, and outside general counsel to COMPTEL, the competitive telecommunications association. It was the year of the original  Triennial Review, recalls Smith, noting Judge Harold Greenes review of the RBOC line-of-business restrictions in the Modified Final Judgment, which had gone into effect in […]

NetGain Introduces New TEM Solution

NetGain Communications, a telecommunications inventory and expense management services company that specializes in providing medium and large businesses with superior telecommunications solutions, today unveiled its new inventory and telecom expense management (TEM) tool, iTEMize. iTEMize is a subscription-based software service that helps companies effectively control assets, address billing errors and streamline the telecommunications process. It […]

Chestnutt Takes Reins at Grande

Grande Communications (Booth 1310) new head executive, Roy Chestnutt, is leading the company as it comes to this years COMPTEL PLUS show. Grande, which sells Internet, phone, cable and home security services to consumers and businesses in Texas, as well as national network services to enterprises and communications providers, named Roy Chestnutt to lead the […]

Grande Names New CEO

Six months after CEO Bill Morrow resigned his post, Grande Communications has named a new head executive. Grande, which sells services to consumers and businesses in Texas as well as national network services to enterprises and communications providers, said today it has named Roy Chestnutt to lead the company. Chestnutt is a former senior vice […]

Whitacre In, Dorman Out at New AT&T

SBC Communications Inc. yesterday named the senior management team that will lead the company once it has acquired AT&T Corp. Missing from the lineup is AT&T CEO and Chairman David Dorman. Instead, current SBC head Edward E. Whitacre Jr. will serve as chairman of the board and CEO of the new AT&T. Dorman will resign […]

Xspedius President Resigns

Xspedius Communications LLC announced this week that its president and CEO, Mark Senda, has resigned. He has been temporarily replaced by James Lynch, who also serves as chairman of the Xspedius board of directors. We thank Mark for his many contributions over the last three years, Lynch said in a news release. We have a […]

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