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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 […]

I Spy a Surveillance Bill

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REPORTEDLY is stepping up its efforts to eavesdrop on citizens, even as previous endeavors face scrutiny from the courts. The Justice Department and FBI are said to have crafted new Internet eavesdropping rules and have been looking for members of Congress to support the bill. Sen. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, has been named […]

Frisby to Leave CompTel/ALTS on Friday

Tomorrow marks CompTel/ALTS CEO H. Russell Frisby Jr.s last day at the association. Frisby who said in late November he would step down to pursue his first love, law will be replaced by Drew Walker, former president of business services at ITC^DeltaCom, on an interim basis. Frisbys resume includes private practice and also a career- […]

Session: Use Networks to Full Advantage

Its a practice that has become extremely familiar in recent years to companies in the telecom industry: leveraging existing network assets to any extent possible while still meeting customer needs. Thats the theme of todays session Leveraging Your Existing Network. Panelists of the session will attack this issue from various angles. Among the panelists, Dave […]

Session Offers Tips on How to Get, Keep Customers

Know your customers and serve them well. First impressions count. Be proactive with customer relations to reduce churn. Those are three cornerstones to "Reducing Churn & Attracting New Customers," say three telco executives who will be on the Cisco Systems-hosted panel this afternoon. Other Cisco-sponsored panels address OSS solutions, multiservice edge technologies and deployment strategies […]

Session Offers Tips on How to Get, Keep Customers

Know your customers and serve them well. First impressions count. Be proactive with customer relations to reduce churn. Those are three cornerstones to "Reducing Churn & Attracting New Customers," say three telco executives who will be on the Cisco Systems-hosted panel this afternoon. Other Cisco-sponsored panels address OSS solutions, multiservice edge technologies and deployment strategies […]

ITC^Deltacom Takes in BTIs Channel

Posted: 12/2003 ITC^Deltacom Takes in BTIs Channel In finalizing its merger with BTI Telecom Corp. in early October, ITC^DeltaCom Inc. not only has become one of the Southeasts largest CLECs but it has embraced the agent channel. Following the merger, ITC^DeltaCom has a fiber-optic network spanning approximately 14,500 route miles and approximately 230 PoPs and […]

Prepaid Providers Take Risk out of Dial ToneBusiness

Posted: 05/1999 Prepaid Providers Take Risk out of Dial Tone Business By Jennifer Knapp and Liz Montalbano Labeled "phone sharks" by many a regulator, prepaid local service providers are finding a following among an estimated 6 million households without dial tone by enabling them to pay for local service up front–avoiding credit checks and large […]

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