Broadband Briefs for 7/17/07
* Everstream broadens sales coverage with new hires
Everstream  beefed up its sales staff with the addition of Judy Donovan and Joe Thomas. Donovan has been appointed as VP of sales, while Thomas is the Western regional sales manager. Prior to Everstream, Donovan was VP of sales at OpVista, while Thomas was director of applications engineering for Tropic Networks.
* Collet joins Synacor as VP for information technology
On Monday Synacor  named Dallas Collet as its vice president of information technology. Prior to Synacor, Collet served in a number of management IT roles for Hewlett-Packard and completed his tenure at HP directing a Global IT Architecture group.
*Aspen Networks, BroadSoft VoIP products interoperable
Interoperability testing and validation has been successfully completed between Aspen Network's  365-VoIP multi-link WAN switch and SIP ALG and BroadSoft's  BroadWorks VoIP application platform. Aspen Networks is now part of the BroadSoft Access Partner program.
* J:COM reaches 2.7M subscribers
Jupiter Telecommunications Co.  (J:COM) said total subscribing households as of June 30, 2007 reached 2.69 million, up 476,800, or 21.5 percent since June 30, 2006. The company attributed the growth to the subscribing households in existing service areas and the addition of newly consolidated franchises.
Combined revenue generating units (RGUs) for cable television, high-speed Internet access and telephony services were 4.69 million, up 819,300 or 21.2 percent since June 30, 2006.