* Santoro joins OpVista
Optical networking specialist OpVista Inc. has appointed Stuart Santoro to VP of sales for telco, utility and enterprise providers in North America.
With more than 20 years in the telecom industry, Santoro has served companies such as Scientific-Atlanta, Teleport Communication Group, ECI, Tellabs and Ceturus Networks. Most recently, he founded and later sold Ubiquitair, a wireless ISP serving rural Maine.
* Coaxsys taps distribution partner
Coaxsys has hired Capitol Sales Company to distribute the vendor’s TVnet/C Pro Ethernet-over-coax gear.
Several IPTV providers are using the Coaxsys system to distribute video signals in homes not equipped with Cat-5 wiring.
St. Paul, Minn.-based Capitol Sales works with “custom integrators” and distributes gear to more than 100 manufacturers.