Global Crossing

Global Crossing


Global Crossing Limited was a telecommunications company that provided computer networking services worldwide and operated a tier 1 carrier. It maintained a large backbone network and offered transit and peering links, Virtual private network (VPN), leased lines, audio and video conferencing, long distance telephone, managed services, dialup, colocation and VoIP. Its customer base ranged from individuals to large enterprises and other carriers, with emphasis on higher-margin layered services such as managed services and VoIP with leased lines. Its core network delivered services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries.

Global Crossing was the first global communications provider with IPv6 natively deployed in both its private and public backbone networks. It is legally domiciled in Bermuda, although its administrative headquarters is in New Jersey. On October 3, 2011, the company was acquired by Level 3 Communications.

Read more about Global CrossingFounding and Early Growth, Mergers and Acquisitions, Post-2001 and 2002 Bankruptcy Filing, Reemergence, Corporate and Executive Spending, Political Contributions

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Gary Winnick - Career - Global Crossing Limited
... In 1997, Winnick founded Global Crossing Limited ... Global Crossing laid the first privately financed underwater fiber optic cable network across the Atlantic Ocean and partnered with Microsoft and Softbank Corp ... In January 2002, Global Crossing reorganized under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and announced that Singapore Technologies Telemedia would take a controlling interest ...
Global Crossing - Political Contributions
... Bush gave a speech in Tokyo on behalf of Global Crossing, for which he was compensated with $50,000 of Global Crossing stock, which he sold in 1999 and 2000 for more than $4.5 million ... Global Crossing's political contributions were fairly evenly distributed between Republican and Democratic parties Winnick tended to favor Democrats and co-chairman Cook Republicans ...
Frontier Communications - History - Telephone Line Acquisitions - Global Crossing Transaction
... the Frontier name and local exchange properties from Bermuda-based Global Crossing in 2001 ... Global Crossing acquired the local exchange properties in 1999 when it purchased Frontier Corporation, originally Rochester Telephone Corporation ... Citizens acquired the operations from Global Crossing North America for $3.65 billion ...
Lodwrick Cook - Employment
... year, in April, 1998, Cook was installed by Winnick as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Global Crossing, a position Cook held until he stepped ... Cook also served as chairman of Global Marine Systems beginning in 1999 and Asia Global Crossing in 2000 ... In addition to ARCO and Global Crossing, Cook has served on the board of directors for Lockheed Corporation (until 1995), Castle Cooke, the Kyle Foundation and Litex, Inc ...
Leo Hindery
... Later, he was briefly interim CEO of GlobalCenter, a dot.com spinoff of Global Crossing ... He exited Global Crossing after only seven months and was replaced by then board member and Vice Chairman Thomas Casey ... At the time Hindery said, "I have done what I set out to do at Global Crossing -- improve operating management and rationalize operating assets, realize the value of GlobalCenter, and meet or exceed quarterly ...

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