TVC appoints Ricardo Simpson as VP

June 30, 2006 -- TVC Communications has promoted Ricardo Simpson to the position of vice president of IP sales and engineering.

TVC Communications announced that Ricardo Simpson has been promoted to the newly created position of vice president of IP sales and engineering.

Prior to his promotion, Simpson had been the director of the IP business unit for TVC Latin America. According to TVC, his new position was created to support the increased activity that the company is experiencing in the design, installation, and integration of IP based technical products and services throughout the Western Hemisphere.

In his new role, Simpson will be responsible for TVC's sales of IP products, engineering, and services.

"Ricardo's strong technical background and business unit management experience will help drive TVC's increasing presence in the IP world," remarks Jim Manari, chief operating officer of TVC.

"Increasingly, we are working closely with our customers in offering the IP products, technical services, and the system solutions, they need to stay competitive," says Simpson. "Customers realize that the deployment of the triple play combination of voice, video, and data is now required in order to increase revenue per subscriber, reduce churn, and grow asset value."

Simpson has been active in the telecommunications field since 1994. He is a graduate of the University of Chile and holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and a Master's degree in telecommunications. He began his career in CATV with Metropolis-Intercom, S.A, in Santiago, Chile. He has also worked as director of planning for the ISP business unit of Telefonica, S.A and as a consultant service manager for IBM Global Services, Chile, before joining TVC in 2000. At TVC he was one of the founding members of the IP business unit, a group charged with both selling and integrating advanced technologies including VOD, high speed Internet access infrastructure, and VoIP systems.

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