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RNK Communications Expands to South Florida

RNK Communications Inc. said Wednesday it has expanded its network footprint to southern Florida by opening a switching facility in Miami. The switch will provide primary coverage for all of the area, RNK said. Massachusetts-based RNK Communications is a facilities-based carrier. RNK Communications Inc. www.rnkcom.com

Drew Walker

THEN : In 1987, Drew Walker was president and CEO of SouthernNet Inc., a facilities-based long-distance company based in the Southeast with more than 250 employees and more than $200 million in annual revenue. The company’s vision was to be the largest regional long-distance carrier in the Southeast, Walker recalls, noting multiple acquisitions, including TELMAN […]

McLeodUSA Names VP of Sales for Southern Region

McLeodUSA Inc., an integrated voice and data communication service provider, today announced Keith Hatley has been named vice president of sales for McLeodUSAs four-state Southern Region, which includes Arizona, Colorado, Kansas and Texas. Hatley will be based at one of the five new Texas offices recently established by McLeodUSA, and will spend significant time in […]

Alltel Completes Purchase of Midwest Wireless

Alltel Communications Inc. has completed its $1.075 billion cash purchase of Midwest Wireless Holdings of Mankato, Minn. Alltel expects to gain approximately 450,000 wireless customers in southern Minnesota, northern and eastern Iowa, and western Wisconsin, expanding the companys 850MHz wireless business into contiguous markets that cover a population of 1.9 million. Alltel is purchasing Midwest […]

Wholesale Channel:  News Briefs

Posted: 2/2002 Wholesale Channel  News Briefs* Ron Harden, former chief operating officer at PointOne Telecommunications Inc., has joined Grande Communications as executive vice president of network services for Grande Networks, the company’s wholesale division. Harden, an Association of Communications Enterprises board member, will oversee Grande Networks’ sales, marketing, customer management and other related duties. The […]

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