PCCW International Commercial Group and BtN Access Merge to form Expanded Business Unit - PCCW Global
Hong Kong, October 12, 2005 - PCCW announced today that it has merged the International section of its Commercial Group with its wholly owned subsidiary BtN Access, Inc. (Beyond the Network) to form a new business unit, PCCW Global.
PCCW Global will immediately begin serving existing customers and will tap the talents and network resources of both units offering expanded product suites for enterprises, carriers and service providers around the world. PCCW Global will focus on maintaining PCCW leadership position in Asia, as well as capturing emerging opportunities in targeted high growth markets overseas.
The new business unit will maintain its corporate headquarters in Hong Kong and Herndon, Virginia, USA. In addition to the US and Hong Kong locations, offices will be maintained throughout Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
PCCW Global will be headed by Dan Lovatt as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Regional business heads will include Patrick Hannon, Americas; Marc Halbfinger, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Stephen Pang, Asia Pacific.
"Merging the best of BtN Access and PCCW? International unit will allow PCCW Global to offer a wider range of international data and voice services and increased global efficiency with networks and expertise. We will continue to focus on service excellence in providing quality services to our customers," said Dan Lovatt, PCCW Global CEO.
BtN Access is a leader in business class voice and data solutions, including hosted PBX and MPLS VPN, with a large customer base including carriers, service providers and enterprises.
About PCCW Global
Headquartered in Hong Kong and Herndon, VA with teams based in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, PCCW Global offers a wide range of international data and voice services with a full suite of value-added services, including business class Private Leased Line, ATM/Frame Relay, IP and Hosted PBX Solutions to carriers, service providers and enterprises over its global network with coverage to over 60 countries. PCCW Global is a Business Unit of PCCW Limited, the largest provider of integrated communication services in Hong Kong and one of Asia leading players in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT).
Tel: +852 2883 8747