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Roy A. Wilkens

THEN: Roy A. Wilkens was president of Williams Telecommunications Co. (WilTel) in 1987 and was beginning to be vindicated for his gutsy decision — as president of Williams Pipeline Co. — to use the company’s gas rights of way for fiber-optic telecommunications. The company would do a brisk business in wholesale capacity and would be […]

IN-BOX

IN-BOX Call for Nominations PHONE+ (www.phoneplusmag.com) and the Association of Communications Enterprises (www.ascent.org) are seeking nominations for recipients of the 2000 Communications Competition Award.The award recognizes individuals whose contributions have advanced competition in the telecommunications industry since the breakup of the AT&T-Bell System and will be presented jointly by PHONE+ and ASCENT at ASCENT’s Fall […]

Wilkens Wins TRA-PHONE+ TelecommunicationsCompetition Award

Posted: 12/1999 Wilkens Wins TRA-PHONE+ Telecommunications Competition Award Wholesale Pioneer Fitting Recipient of First Honor By Ken Branson Roy A. Wilkens Roy A. Wilkens, who turned a collection of gas pipeline rights of way into the fourth largest fiber optic telecommunications network in the United States, has been named the first recipient of the Telecommunications […]

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