Broadband Briefs for 7/31/07

Tue, 07/31/2007 - 9:08am
CED staff

* OpVista fills CFO position
By Brian Santo

OpVista has hired Kevin Thompson as chief financial officer. Thompson most recently served as CFO for Entrisphere, a specialist in fiber-to-the-home networking. While at Entrisphere, Thompson coordinated four rounds of equity funding that brought in a total of $100 million, and then helped negotiate the sale of the company to Ericsson in early 2007.

* Zhone to supply WDM network in Greece
By Brian Santo

On Telecoms of Greece chose Zhone Technologies to supply WDM optical transport gear to extend the capacity and reliability of its IP network. On Telecoms Greece, which claims to be the second largest carrier in the region, will deploy Zhone’s GigaMux optical transport products to provide a variety of services.

* Anadigics adds to U.S. sales team
By Mike Robuck

Anadigics, a provider of semiconductor solutions for wireless and wireline broadband markets, announced the addition of three new members to its U.S.-based sales team.

Duane Koonce was hired as Western regional sales manager for wireless products, while David Bennett is the Americas and Europe broadband sales director for WLAN and WiMAX products. Stephen Simon has also joined the company as broadband key customer sales director.



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