PASSPORT TELECOM, INC.
Company was founded in
August 1997 with the mission
opportunities in the
international long distance market.
President and CEO of
Passport is John C. Brizendine,
a manager in several international locations with IBM.
John also was founder of USFI TelePassport, Inc., a pioneer in the
international callback business.
The Sr. Vice President of
Technology is Sport Matthews, previously in
product development at AT&T and also a
co-founder of TelePassport.
Arthur Minkler is Director
of Asian Business Development.
He has resided in the Far East for the last 15 years and has been working
the in the telecom industry there for 10 years.
Passport offers services
and in several foreign
countries through its affiliate
resellers and distributors.
Partners include Sansay Communications, Inc., a best of
breed manufacturer of voice over internet protocol equipment which are fully
interoperable with established VOIP standards.
Passport employs Sansay in conjunction with Cisco and SS7 offerings at
its foreign and U.S. platforms, and uses both VOIP and TDM interconnects.
At the New York switch center Passport is interconnected to dozens of
major network providers.
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Passport has a strong
reputation and extensive experience working in varied telecommunications
projects and in diverse regions of the world.
In some west African countries it has provided C7 platform solutions
that dramatically reduced the fraud on international calls.
In Iceland Passport introduced the first alternative international
long distance service in cooperation with a newly licensed provider.
In Sri Lanka Passport partnered with a major alternative carrier to
install and operate a satellite station for incoming and outgoing calls
worldwide. In Japan it provided
prepaid card services and bandwidth services shortly after deregulation.
In Brazil Passport worked with an ISP partner supporting major
companiesí international voice and data requirements.
Passport has installed
telecom switches in many countries for the purpose of providing wholesale
and retail call termination into those countries.
The Company is a significant supplier of wholesale telecommunications
services to several major U.S. and foreign carriers, including Tata
Communications, True Communications, IDT Corp., PhoneTime, TOP Brazil,
Primus Telecom, PCCW Communications and many others.
Passport is in the process
of extending its network coverage in Asia and Africa by partnering with
local companies and by participating in competitive licensing bids.