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Intelliverse Agents Help Small Businesses callEverywhere

VoIP wholesaler Intelliverse this month is launching its agent program to sell a version of its hosted VoIP service, Intelliverse callEverywhere, which is tailored to small and very small businesses. Stacy Conrad, who has been tapped to head up the new program as vice president of agent sales, comes to the role after four years […]

Matthew Flanigan

THEN: Matthew Flanigan was president of Cognitronics, a maker of CO equipment to replace operators. He also was a board member of the Telecommunications Industry Association. “Back then was shortly after the breakup of the old Bell System,” he recalls. “It was about trying to get more competition for basic telephone service.” NOW: Flanigan retired […]

William G. McGowan

THEN: MCI Chairman William G. McGowan underwent a heart transplant in 1987. After a six-month recovery, he returned to his post as chairman until his death in 1992. During his tenure at MCI, the company grew from startup to $9.5 billion and had 16 percent of the American domestic and international long-distance market. NOW: McGowan, […]

Harold H. Greene

THEN: U.S. District Court Judge Harold H. Greene was just a few years past presiding over the antitrust suit that broke up the AT&T telecommunications monopoly. The case was one of Greenes first after being named to the bench. NOW: Judge Greene, who stopped hearing cases in 1998 and died in 2000, will always be […]

PAETEC Wins Stevie Award

PAETEC Communications Inc. has been presented with a Stevie Award for being the Telecommunications Sales Organization of the Year. PAETEC received the award at the 2006 Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards, held Monday night in Las Vegas. More than 230 nominated sales executives attended the event. We built the organization around our sales force, so […]

Westcon Adds New Management to Voda One

Westcon Group Inc. recently announced management additions to its Voda One division, based in Omaha, Neb. Steve Bernard will assume the role of vice president and general manager, while Tim Kubiak and Chandler Legaretta have been appointed director of strategic development for eastern United States and director of strategic development for western United States, respectively. […]

McAfee Appoints Senior VP of North American Channels

McAfee Inc., an intrusion-prevention and security-risk management company, on Monday announced that Dave Dickison will assume the role of senior vice president of North American channels. In his new role, Dickison will focus on developing deeper relationships with networking solutions providers, ensuring partner enablement with tools and program offerings, creating a services-enabled channel, and focused […]

Power of Suggestion

WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT WIRELESS services: retail, Web and operator come to mind. It doesnt seem like systems integrators and VARs would play a role in how businesses buy wireless, but thats not really true. According to business decision makers, channel partners do play a role, an important one, in wireless decision making. It seems […]

Copps: FCC Needs to Better Address its Homeland Security Role

The FCC, which by federal law is responsible for public safety as it relates to communications, is falling short of meeting its responsibilities, said FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, during a rousing speech at the NTCA show yesterday. But the agency is working to correct that, he said. “We meaning us and the government dont have […]

TIA Elects New Board Members, Approves Charter for Communications Research Division

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) Board of Directors elected two new board members at its Nov. 7 meeting. The new members Robert J. Casamento, principal vice president and general manager of Bechtel North America Telecommunications, and Tim Krause, senior vice president for Alcatel North America Marketing will assume unfulfilled seats on the board. We are […]

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