November 19, 2013 08:00 ET

TNCI Selects Blaine Gilles as SVP of Network Services

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2013) - TNCI Operating Company LLC, a leading national telecommunications provider, announces Blaine Gilles as the new SVP of Network Services at TNCI.

Dr. Gilles was selected due to his proven track record as an industry expert for telecommunications companies across the United States. During his career, Dr. Gilles has served as the General Manager of a nationally-recognized CLEC, headed the voice business unit of one of the largest wholesale carriers in the United States, and acted as COO of a VOIP switching company. Additionally, Dr. Gilles has been an expert witness on behalf of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Ameritech Corporation, and provided management consulting services to numerous private equity and telecom carrier clients.

"Blaine Gilles will make an outstanding addition to the TNCI team with his depth of knowledge and experience in designing and implementing effective strategies within the rapidly changing technology industry," says Jeff Compton, CEO and President of TNCI. "He knows what it takes to deploy efficient nationwide network infrastructure in a way that will generate revenue while satisfying the needs of our many end users. We are excited to welcome him to the TNCI team and for the positive effects his knowledge and leadership will generate for TNCI."

Dr. Gilles's tenure with WilTel Communications and later with Level 3, underscores his capability and expertise. During his time with WilTel, he led its Voice Services business unit from inception to generating well over $1 billion in annual revenue. This included the deployment of a of service infrastructure that enabled WilTel to provide long distance to more than 25 million end users in under four years.

In his new role, Dr. Gilles will oversee all network deployment, planning and operations for TNCI. The practices and policies that he aims to instill will better serve the end user community that relies on TNCI for data, long distance and local services.

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About TNCI
TNCI is a leading national telecommunications provider delivering an unmatched balance of industry experience and stability. Now more than ever, TNCI's proven ability to help its customers navigate a shifting and often times chaotic market presents unique opportunities for its customers to compete and win. TNCI's premier solutions include business VoIP, local phone services in 48 states, long distance, MPLS, Dedicated Internet Access, and more. As a single source for quality voice and data services, TNCI offers its customers unique opportunities for success. With its carefully orchestrated range of services and our committed team, TNCI helps to eliminate the obstacles organizations might face working with other communications providers.

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