Eagle buys SelectPath; Cox uses Sorrento gear in network

Thu, 01/10/2002 - 7:00pm
Anne Kerven

Eagle Broadband acquired the San Antonio unit of SelectPath, a retail and wholesale wireless messaging company in a cash transaction. The company's 4,000 customers provide a net cash flow of more than $200,000, Eagle Broadband says. EB supplies broadband wired and wireless products and services. …

Cox Communications Inc. will use metro and regional optical networking equipment from Sorrento Networks Corp. The deal is part of Cox's construction of its own national optical network. Sorrento will supply its GigaMux and EPC optical networking equipment, as well as TeraManager, a management system. …

Internet Photonics Inc. appointed Richard Liebhaber and Surya Panditi to its board. Liebhaber spent 31 years at IBM; Panditi is president and CEO of Convergent Networks. …

SaskTel will deploy IDTV using iMagicTV's DTV Manager platform. SaskTel, a communications company in Saskatchewan, Canada, set deployment for this year, following trials, iMagicTV says. The DTV Manager allows phone companies and other service providers to deliver broadband TV and interactive media services over broadband networks. …

SBC Communications Inc. says in its year-end wrapup that it's invested $30 billion in its 13-state territory though business, economic development and philanthropic initiatives. The Baby Bell totted up $8 billion in technology infrastructure improvements, $100 million in community investments, $12 billion in purchasing with community companies and $10 billion in payroll. Its SBC Pioneers program also generated 7 million hours in volunteerism, it says.


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