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Systems integrator tekVizion PVS Inc. has joined wholesale provider Level 3 Communications Inc.s (3)VoIP Technology Alliance Program to offer independent interoperability certification and testing services for wireless and wireline products. tekVizions laboratory now maintains a constant connection with Level 3s VoIP network, providing interoperability testing services. Service providers and vendors now can contract with tekVizion […]

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 […]

Grande Loses Another Exec, Names Interim Leader

Grande Communications board of directors today named Scott Ferguson the companys interim president and CEO, as the company last week said it would do after announcing Bill Morrows resignation. Morrow last week resigned as CEO, and president and co-founder Joe Ross just announced he, too, is stepping down. Morrow is to remain on the companys […]

Grande Chief Stepping Down

Grande Communications Chief Executive Bill Morrow has resigned after five years at the helm but will remain on the board of directors. The board plans to name Scott Ferguson, an executive vice president and member of Grandes founding management team, as interim CEO while commencing a national search for a new chief executive. Meanwhile, Morrow […]

CEOs to Discuss an Industry in Flux

The leaders of competitive telecommunications providers today will share their views of an industry invariably facing regulatory, technology and business changes. A panel moderated by CompTel/ASCENT CEO H. Russell Frisby Jr. will feature the chief executive officers of Grande Communications (Booth 500), Looking Glass Networks Inc. (Booth 107), XO Communications Inc. (Booth 717) and Xspedius […]

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