News Briefs

Ron Harden, former vice president of sales and marketing for Volo Communications, as well as former chairman for CompTel/ ASCENT, has joined VoIP provider VoX Communications as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Prior to Volo, Harden served as executive vice president for Grande Communications and director and COO for PointOne Telecommunications Inc. He […]

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, […]

Wholesale: Local Reseller TruCom Expands Verizon Contract

Posted: 11/2000 Local Reseller TruCom Expands Verizon Contract By Khali Henderson Amidst continued criticism of the local resale strategy, TRUCOM Corp. (www.verizon.com) with a minimum $35 million volume and term commitment to provision 135,000 local lines during the next five years. The company currently facilitates access to more than 25,000 Verizon lines. TRUCOM has one […]

Small-Town Telecom Provider Battles AT&Tin $60 Million Suit

Posted: 01/2000 Small-Town Telecom Provider Battles AT&T in $60 Million Suit By Kim Kelliher A small-town phone service entrepreneur is making legal headway against AT&T Corp. (www.att.com) in a $60 million lawsuit that accuses the industry giant of unfair trade practices, violations of the Telecommuni-cations Act of 1996, stealing its customers and fraud. Despite a […]

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