PRIMUS Canada Chooses Brix Software

PRIMUS Telecommunications Canada Inc., one of Canadas largest carriers, is using service assurance products from Brix Networks to measure the quality of its PRIMUS Canada TalkBroadband VoIP service. PRIMUS Canada and Brix said today PRIMUS initially will deploy the Brix VoIP PreQual Application as part of its recently introduced Web portal My TalkBroadband that lets […]

News Briefs

TNCI announced agencies Utilicom Networks LLC, Global Systems Telecom and Sunrise Management Inc. are the winners of its TNCI Tee It Up! Promotion, which ended Nov. 30, 2004. Winners receive trips for two to Hawaii in January 2005 to see the Mercedes- Benz Championship, the first PGA tournament of the year. Prizes include airfare, tournament […]

Conference Group Offers No-Touch Conferencing Setup

The Conference Group (Booth 612), a privately-owned conferencing bureau, is highlighting its recently released Real-time Account Provisioning system. The system has an on-demand customer interface that allows immediate issuance of conference passcodes to a customer 24 hours a day. To obtain conference call access, the customer completes a short order form, including credit-card information. Upon […]

Martin Group Creates Product Management Team

Telecom engineering, consulting and OSS solutions provider Martin Group Inc. has put together a new product management team to oversee product strategy and investment. Eric Feibelman will lead the group. The company created the team after it recently reorganized its software into four product lines — a Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) solution for competitive […]

Stock Watch: Communication Stocks Rebound After Slight Dip Post-Attacks

Posted: 12/2001 Stock Watch Communication Stocks Rebound After Slight Dip Post-Attacks Communications stocks bounced back with the broader market after concerns related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks briefly sent them lower. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 4.8 percent between Sept. 17 and Oct. 15, while the S&P 500 gained 4.9 percent. Many communications-related […]

Business News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 11/2000 Adds, Moves & Changes * A special executive committee of ICG Communications Inc. ( has appointed Randall E. Curran the company’s new CEO, replacing Carl E. Vogel, who resigned last week as chairman and CEO. Curran most recently served as chairman, president and CEO of Thermadyne Holdings Corp. (, which is based in […]


Posted: 02/2000 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES Business Telecom Inc. (BTI) ( has appointed John Leach vice president of sales. Leach is responsible for BTI’s Private Line and Wholesale Fiber Network Sales groups as well as for the Data Sales Services and BTI’s Dealer Agent program. He most recently served as senior vice president of sales […]

People On The Move

Posted: 11/1997 People On The Move ICT Group Inc. appointed Susan Bettenhausen Vice President of Telecom-munications Industry Services. In this position, Bettenhausen will be responsible for the strategic management and business development of all customer care and call center teleservices applications specialized for the telecommunications industry. Andrew Maunder, president and CEO of Axiom Inc., has […]

People on the Move

Posted: 10/1997 People on the Move UniDial Communications announced that Roy Wilkens has been elected to its board of directors. Wilkens joined the The Williams Companies in 1977 where he most recently served as president and CEO of WorldCom. James Smith, former president of the Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel), has joined Dallas-based Excel Communications as […]

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