Lightyear CEO touts importance of VoIP, wireless for business; Skype hits 30 million simultaneous users online

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> Sherman Henderson, CEO of Lightyear, addressed the growing role that VoIP and wireless telephony will have in the business community during an Executive Roundtable at last week's COMPTEL Plus Spring 2011 Convention & Expo. Release

> Global Crossing's John Sutton, general manager of Global Crossing's federal sector, talks with Connected Planet about their government communications strategy. Story

> Kennebec Telephone Co. executives discuss being one of South Dakota's last two family-owned telephone companies during an age of consolidation. Article

> FairPoint Communications will release its Q4 2010 and full year results after the market closes next Thursday, March 31, and hold an earnings conference on Friday, April 1. Release

And finally ... Skype achieves yet another user milestone: 30 million people online were on Skype at the same time in March. Article

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