Posted: 05/2002 Plug-and-play Collaboration Appliance Maker Offers Alternative to Outsourcing, Proprietary Hardware By Khali HendersonDAVID FRIEND WANTS to redefine how conferencing solutions are deployed. The 20-year telecom entrepreneur hopes to do that with his latest venture – Sonexis Inc. Before co-founding Sonexis in 1999, Friend was chairman and co-founder of FaxNet Corp., a supplier of […]

Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 07/2000 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES KMC Telecom Holdings Inc. (www.kmctelecom.com), a privately owned, facilities-based CLEC based in Bedminster, N.J., has announced the appointment of William F. Lenahan as CEO. Lenahan joins KMC from BellSouth Wireless Data, where he was president and CEO. The appointment completes key management changes at KMC which began in April […]


Posted: 01/2000 NEWS BRIEFS As part of its recent reorganization (see story), Teleglobe Communications Corp., (www.teleglobe.com) has formed a new business unit called Teleglobe Value Added Services (VAS) to offer product and support to switchless resellers in the United States, Canada and other countries. Andrew Burroughs, the carrier’s former vice president of global marketing, has […]

Teleglobe Reorganizes, Forms 4 Units

Posted: 01/2000 Teleglobe Reorganizes, Forms 4 Units By Khali Henderson With little fanfare, Teleglobe Communications Corp. (www.teleglobe.com) has reorganized by forming four market-focused business units each accountable for growth of revenue, customer base and profitability in specifically assigned markets. The new business units are International, Value Added Services, Content Distribution and Business Solutions. All units […]

Frontier Aligns with Telstra, OPEX

Posted: 11/1999 Frontier Aligns with Telstra, OPEX Rochester, N.Y.-based Frontier Communications, a unit of Frontier Corp., has announced deals with Telstra Corp. Ltd., Sydney, Australia, and OPEX Communications, Elk Grove Village, Ill., totaling $20 million and $18 million, respectively. Frontier’s Carrier Services group will provide network services to the U.S. subsidiary of Telstra, headquartered in […]

IXC Expands Business Unit with Coastal Acquisition

Posted: 07/1999 IXC Expands Business Unit with Coastal Acquisition IXC Communications Inc., Austin, Texas, has expanded its retail division, Eclipse Telecommunications Inc., with the completed acquisition of Coastal Telephone Co., Houston. Announced in January, the transaction is valued at approximately $100 million. The acquisition allows IXC to sell its broader product line into Coastal’s base […]

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