Last Mile Connections Names New CEO

Last Mile Connections (LMC) said on Tuesday executive chairman Ron LeMay will take over as CEO and president. He replaces founder, president and CEO James Martino, who is stepping down after helping the company raise $33 million in investment capital. LeMay came to the company in September 2005 from Ripplewood Holdings LLC, once Ripplewood closed […]

eLEC to Buy Liberty Bell Telecom

eLEC Communications Corp., the parent company of VoIP services provider, VoX Communications Corp., said today it plans to acquire Liberty Bell Telecom LLC, a Colorado CLEC founded by consumer advocate Tom Martino. Liberty Bell’s president, Jay Weber, will assume an executive management position within eLEC. Martino, meanwhile, will become an eLEC stockholder and help the […]

Last Mile Offers Online Exchange

Last Mile Connections, a One Equity Partners company, this week launched the Online Exchange, a neutral e-marketplace using reverse auctions for selling and buying telecom bandwidth services. The Online Exchange, found at, is a customer-focused application designed to connect buyers and sellers of bandwidth from around the globe through a single point of contact. […]

Carrier Channel: Can CLEC Cooperation Break the Last-Mile Bottleneck?

Posted: 4/2003 Can CLEC Cooperation Break the Last-Mile Bottleneck? By Tara Seals James Martino, president and CEO for Last Mile Connections Inc., says he has the ultimate technological solution for competitive telecom providers: A way to beat the Bell stranglehold over the last mile. Martino’s dream is to create a national alliance of CLECs and […]

Solving Telecom’s Network Gap

Six traders in Suite 2200 of 61 Broadway spend most of their day on the phone aiming to broker deals among carriers needing connectivity to buildings in the Big Apple. Last Mile Connections, a privately held company employing these traders, is attempting to solve the challenges telephone companies face when they need to extend their […]

Going Once, Going Twice…

Posted: 08/2000 Going Once, Going Twice… Bandwidth’s on the Auction Block By Khali Henderson In early June, bandwidth trading floor RateXchange Corp. ( conducted what is believed to be the largest online auction to date.On behalf of an unnamed carrier, the company commenced on June 7 five separate auctions of bandwidth in Europe valued at […]

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