Matt Salmon


Matt Salmon Leaves COMPTEL for Lobbying Firm

Matt Salmon, who has served as president of COMPTEL since December 2007, has resigned. The former Arizona congressman is taking a job at lobbying firm Policy Impact. The news comes barely a week after Salmon, at the Spring 2009 COMPTEL Conference & Expo, spoke enthusiastically about holding fundraisers for members of Congress who support the […]

COMPTEL to Congress: Help Us Stop FCC ICC/USF Vote

COMPTEL on Monday asked 106 Congressional lawmakers to pressure the FCC not to vote on proposed intercarrier compensation/Universal Service Fund (ICC/USF) reform on Dec. 18. The FCC pulled the item from its Nov. 3 agenda, to the relief of CLECs, RLECs, consumer advocates and others. Chairman Kevin Martin was unable to secure his four fellow […]

Leadership Duo Seeks to ‘Double’ COMPTEL’s Impact in 2008

COMPTEL PLUS marks the first public appearance for the newly tapped president and CEO of the competitive industry’s association. Jerry James, a telecom veteran, and Matt Salmon, a former congressman, were tapped in December to share the role historically held by one. The two executives, who never met before this assignment, say the tag-team approach […]

Soap Box: Competitive Spirit Will Endure Change

We now are well into 2008 and have begun a New Year with all the promise and challenges each New Year brings. Every New Year also brings a lot of changes in both our personal and professional lives. What are your expectations for 2008? What excites you about the opportunities? What concerns you? What are […]

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