Matrix Telecom

 

Matrix Enters Wholesale Market, Adds Moore

Dallas-based Matrix Telecom Inc. announced this week it is entering into the wholesale voice transport business. To execute on the initiative, the company has hired Shaun T. Moore as director of wholesale business development. In this newly created position, Moore is responsible for the rollout of market-ready, lower-cost wholesale voice transport services to telecommunications firms, […]

Americatel Names New CEO

Americatel, a provider of telecom services to ethnic consumers and businesses in the United States, announced Wednesday that Charles “Chuck” G. Taylor Jr. has been appointed president and CEO. Taylor replaces former president and CEO, Tomas Perez-Ducy, who left Americatel earlier this month to pursue other opportunities. Americatel has been owned and operated by Platinum […]

Covad Shareholders Approve Platinum Takeover

Covad Communications Group Inc. stockholders have approved the companys $417 million takeover deal by Platinum Equity. An affiliate of Platinum Equity will buy all of Coads outstanding shares for the previously agreed upon price of $1.02 in cash, the companies said on Feb. 29. The FCC and two more state public utilities commissions still must […]

COMPTEL: Regulatory Workshop Promises Policy, Business Discussions

Each spring and fall, COMPTEL PLUS rounds out its educational sessions with some of the most important discussions of all: updates on regulatory developments and what they mean for CLECs. Tomorrows agenda sticks to that formula, with one exception: the addition of a business-focused panel. First up is Wireline Regulatory Issues Part I The Classification […]

Covad Goes Private

An ongoing lack of profitability and problems provisioning its hosted VoIP services are two likely reasons Covad Communications Group has agreed to be bought by Platinum Equity, a private equity firm, analysts say. The companies said on Oct. 29, Platinum Equity will pay $1.02 per share, or approximately $304 million in cash, for Covad; the […]

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