Transitions: George Vinall

Transitions: George Vinall George Vinall, a former executive vice president of business development for Talk America, died in October from the neuromuscular disease ALS, or Lou Gehrigs disease, with which he was diagnosed seven years ago. Despite complications from the illness, Vinall refused to retire or slow down. He continued to advocate for competitive telecom […]

Profitec Introduces, Transitions To Internet Delivering Model

Profitec Billing Services (Booth 210) has taken the wraps off a Web-based replacement of its server-based master database, dubbed The move is part of a greater strategy of transitioning Profitecs OmniSuite retail billing and OSS product set to an Internet-delivered model. The new online hosted version of OmniBill component contains OmniCare CRM for order […]


Telecom industry veteran Jeffrey ‘Clay’ Garey, 39, died Sept. 8 following a short battle with cancer. Garey and his father, Richard, were instrumental in starting National Telephone Exchange (NTX), which was sold to USLD Communications. Garey was a computer analyst and network engineer for several long-distance telephone companies. “I had the fortune of working with […]

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