Jerry Bennington of TCI Technology Ventures Inc. is joining Cable Television Laboratories (Louisville, CO), a research and development consortium of cable-TV system operators, as a visiting executive on loan for two years. Bennington is responsible for coordinating equipment interoperability in the cable industry?s deployment of new digital technology for computers and telephony.
Spectran Corp. (Sturbridge, MA) has announced that Glenn E. Moore has been appointed president and chief executive, reporting to Raymond E. Jaeger, who remains chairman of the board. Ed Connor has been named vice president of sales and marketing for subsidiary Spectran Communication Fiber Technologies Inc. Sandra Young has been appointed national accounts manager, and will be the primary sales and service contact for U.S. customers.
ADC Telecommunications Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) has realigned into two strategic business units: the Broadband Connectivity Group and the Transmission Group. Lynn J. Davis has been named president of the Broadband Connectivity Group, which includes ADC?s copper- and fiber-based systems and fiber-optic component manufacturer AOFR Pty. Ltd. of Australia. Frederick D. Lawrence has been appointed president of the Transmission Group, which covers enterprise networking, video systems access platforms and network services wireless systems, and includes ADC Telecommunications Equipment Co. Ltd. of Shanghai. Each group will have its own dedicated sales force.
Nexus Media Ltd. (Swanley, Kent, UK), concluding its fifth year as publisher of the monthly British cabling magazine, Cabling World, has launched a European counterpart known as Communications Cabling Europe. The publication?s first issue is the winter 1996 edition.