Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association Elects New Board of Directors, Announces New Member Companies at Annual Meeting

Biloxi, MS (PRWEB)  May 14, 2010 – The Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association (BMMA), an international organization dedicated to helping telephone companies advance the adoption and use of broadband services, recently elected its Board of Directors for 2010-2011 and admitted its newest member companies, TBayTel and teleNetwork.

“By being able to identify key industry success factors and sharing best practice marketing and other industry information, the Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association allows TBayTel to gain insight and ideas on how we are performing relative to the rest of the industry,” said Kevin Burns, VP Strategy & Customer Solutions at TBayTel. “Membership in the BMMA gives TBayTel the opportunity to learn how to best meet the challenges that all telcos face relative to technology, operations and marketing interacting with other industry experts.”

“teleNetwork recognized the BMMA as a leading organization for broadband marketing professionals and is looking forward to contributing its expertise and collaborating with telecomm industry leaders,” said Gabe Kenyon, Vice President of Sales for teleNetwork.

The BMMA Board of Directors for 2010-2011 includes:

·         Eric Wolbach of AT&T, Co-Chair

·         John Walsh of Bell Aliant, Co-Chair

·         Al Hewett of BellCanada, Treasurer

·         Brett Cousins of SaskTel, Secretary

·         Michael Gondar of Actiontec, BoD Member At Large

·         Shane Kaatz of TDS Telecom, BoD Member At Large

·         Greg Owens of Alcatel-Lucent, BoD Member At Large

“The BMMA is dedicated to helping its member companies understand the technological drivers, industry trends and market conditions that allow us to deliver the best consumer experience possible,” said Eric Wolbach, the newly re-elected Co-Chair of the BMMA and Director, Broadband Data Product Management, for AT&T.

“One of the main benefits of BMMA membership is the unique networking opportunities, where the members endeavor to help each other succeed,” added John Walsh, responsible for Internet Product Management at Bell Aliant and BMMA’s newly elected Co-Chair. “Creating an environment that encourages open and interactive discussions among technology suppliers and service providers is crucial for the development of new broadband-enabled markets and provides the basis for a win-win scenario for all parties involved.”

The BMMA would like to thank the outgoing members of the BMMA BoD — Brian Farley of MTS Allstream, Wendy Kirkpatrick of CenturyLink, and Larry McClanahan of Cincinnati Bell — for their valuable contributions and ongoing commitment to the organization. During their respective terms, their dedication and leadership contributed significantly to the success of the BMMA.

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About TBayTel

As a leading telecommunications provider in Northern Ontario, TBayTel ( is dedicated to delivering advanced, competitively priced telecom solutions that ensure people, businesses and communities of Northern Ontario have multiple points of access to the global communications highway. TBayTel offers the region’s largest digital cellular coverage with extensive products and services that include data, voice, wireless, internet and security. With over a century of contributing to the quality of life, infrastructure and economic health of the north, TBayTel’s understanding and commitment to Northern Ontario is unparalleled.

About teleNetwork Partners Ltd.

teleNetwork is a leading provider of outsourced technical support services and help desk solutions for industry leaders in telecommunications including ILECs, wireless carriers, and cable MSOs. teleNetwork has been recognized by Boardwatch magazine for providing “Excellence in Customer Service,” with over 25,000,000 end users, teleNetwork services are leveraged to improve customer experience while reducing operational costs. By partnering with teleNetwork, broadband service providers have increased ARPU, decreased churn, and improved customer satisfaction.

BMMA member companies

2Wire, Actiontec Electronics, Afni, Inc., Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Bell Aliant, Bell Canada, Cincinnati Bell, Frontier Communications, GVTC, Harrisonville Telephone, Hawaiian Telcom, Hostopia, MTS Allstream, North State Communications, Netsweeper, Occam Networks, Research First Consulting, Inc., SaskTel, SureWest Communications, Synacor, TBayTel, TDS Telecom, teleNetwork, TELUS, and ZoneAlarm.

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