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Connected Planet is the comprehensive source for service providers and enterprise users of advanced telecommunications and mobile networking services. Grounded in coverage of technology and infrastructure -- IP networks, FTTX, wireless, OSS/BSS and more -- Connected Planet also delivers insight into how yesterday's networks are becoming the "smart pipes" of tomorrow, capable of carrying new network-driven solutions that are helping to reinvent the way the world works.

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Rich Karpinski, Editor-in-Chief for ConnectedPlanetOnline

Rich Karpinski, Editor-in-Chief. Rich covers IP/NGN technologies, wireline infrastructure and industry/competitive issues. He began his career with Telephony back in 1989 and returned in 2008 as Executive Editor. You can also reach Rich at 312-840-8450.

Kevin Fitchard, Senior Editor for ConnectedPlanetOnline

Kevin Fitchard, Wireless Infrastructure Editor. Kevin covers wireless infrastructure/IP services. He is an acknowledged expert in all things wireless and has covered the industry for more than a decade for Connected Planet,Telephony and Wireless Review.

Dan O'Shea, Residential Services Editor. Dan covers residential services, video, IPTV and broadband services. He is a former Editor-in-Chief and long-time writer for Telephony.

Joan Engebretson, Business Services Editor. Joan covers business services, regulatory issues and the Independent market. Joan is a former Editor with Telephony and The Independent and a long-time telecom industry veteran.

Susana Schwartz, BSS/OSS and Service Delivery Editor. Susana covers issues related to the telco back office. She is former technology editor of BSS/OSS World magazine and editor of TM Forumís publishing arm.


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