Velocity Names VP of Alternate Channels

Velocity Inc. has promoted Mark Sondergaard to vice president of alternate channels. Sondergaard has 20 years of experience in the industry and will be responsible for the companys alternate channels division. He also is responsible for the rollout of Velocity’s new VoIP program Prestige, As Good As It Gets. Velocity Inc.

WTG Announces Personnel Changes

Haini Whittington, a member of World Telecom Groups partner support team, has been promoted to partner support supervisor. Whittington now is responsible for overseeing five partner support representatives (PSRs) and the flow of pricing requests that our agents enter into PartnerEdge, WTGs automated sales processing and tracking software. WTG has added three PSRs to its […]

Lightyear Promotes Company Veteran

Lightyear Network Solutions LLC has promoted Kevin Shady to vice president of operations. Shady has been with the company since 1994 and has served in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as director of product development. He has led the launch of most Lightyear products, including its Dynamic T1, EnterpriseIP and other VoIP-related offerings, […]

COMPTEL Names New Regulatory Affairs VP

Competitive carrier association COMPTEL said on Tuesday it has hired Karen Reidy as its vice president of regulatory affairs. Reidy replaces Jason Oxman, who left COMPTEL earlier this year for a position with another organization. Reidy previously worked as counsel at MCI for nine years. She received her B.S from the University of Maryland and […]

Equinix Head to Step Down

Equinix Inc., provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, said today its president and COO Phil Koen plans to resign on March 2, 2006. Koen will continue to advise the company as a strategic advisor after March 2. He joined Equinix in July 1999 as CFO and helped the company secure more than […]

American Telesis Adds Staff, Offices

Responding to recent growth, American Telesis (Booth 319), a wholesale provider of private lines and specialized voice circuits, has added new staff in its home office as well as opened marketing offices in Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Anne Brogan was promoted from the technical support team to business development of both […]

Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 08/2000 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES Sprint PCS president and COO Andrew Sukawaty has left the company to pursue other opportunities. Ronald T. LeMay, president and COO of Sprint Corp. (, will replace him on an interim basis. Sukawaty, 44, acted as a consultant to LeMay for his last month with the company to assist […]

Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 10/1999 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES Thomas Welliver Thomas Norris Tim Cathcart BTI Telecommunications Services, Raleigh, N.C., has tapped two 10-year telecommunications veterans for key positions and has promoted an employee. The company has appointed Thomas Welliver director of investor relations and capital markets and Thomas Norris director of customer service, and has promoted Tim […]

Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 07/1999 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES PaeTec Communications Inc., Fairport, N.Y., has assembled its Alternate Channels/Agent Sales leadership team. John Budney has been named vice president-alternate channels for the northern region. Gary Eisenberger is vice president for the western region, Louie Holmes is vice president for the southern region and Jerry Tedino is vice president […]

Qwest Throws Down Services Gauntlet with Microsoft Deal

Posted: 02/1999 Qwest Throws Down Services Gauntlet with Microsoft Deal By Peter Lambert New-generation backbone carrier Qwest Communications International Inc., Denver, won’t remain content as a long distance pipe seller for long, now that it’s powered by Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft Corp.’s technology and services. Qwest’s new business services unit will attempt to couple far-reaching packet […]

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