SOURCE: Elandia

September 18, 2006 09:00 ET

Elandia Appoints David L. Levine Chairman of the Board

Top Industry Executive to Guide International Development in Emerging Wireless Telecommunications and Information Solutions Markets

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 18, 2006 -- Elandia, Inc., a diversified information technology and communications provider throughout the South Pacific Island region, today announced David L. Levine has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Levine brings more than 30 years of experience in strategic planning, management, technology and new development opportunities to Elandia. He will bring new vision and focus to expanding the company's operations within and beyond the South Pacific region and will grow and develop the company's information technology and wireless telecommunications internationally.

"We are delighted that David has been appointed Chairman," said Harry Hobbs, CEO of Elandia. "We are confident that his technical and management skills and established reputation in new developments within the international business community will enhance Elandia's position as a leading provider of information technology and communications networks not only in the South Pacific but worldwide."

Prior to joining Elandia, Levine has served as CEO and top executive for a number of publicly traded corporations, which include ResortQuest International and Equity Inns, Inc. He also currently serves on the boards of both corporate and charitable organizations.

"Elandia represents the next great growth opportunity in information solutions and wireless telecommunications," said David L. Levine. "I look forward to broadening Elandia internationally as well as strengthening its foothold in the South Pacific, all with the goal of building a company that performs over the long term and creates shareholder wealth."

About Elandia, Inc.

Elandia is a wireless telecommunications and information solutions and services provider offering a wide range of technology products, Internet access services, professional services and other solutions to several islands in the South Pacific.

Elandia's strategy is to be a one-stop source for world-class technology solutions throughout regions served and to export capabilities to other international markets where Elandia can offer products and services needed by developing markets.

Founded in 2003, Elandia currently has operations in American Samoa, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, The Cook Islands, The Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Contact Information

  • For further information please contact:
    David Levine
    (954) 728-9090