About Covad

February 2005
Communications News;Feb2005, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
This section features Covad, a company that provides broadband voice and data communications in the U.S. Covad broadband services, as of February 2005, are available across the nation in 44 states and 235 metropolitan statistical areas, and can be purchased by more than 57 million homes and businesses. Covad voice over IP (VoIP) services were expected to be available by the end of 2004 in 125 major metropolitan markets nationwide, including more than 900 cities. The VoIP service is designed around the Covad Dashboard, which allows businesses to seamlessly manage all of their communications needs through a Web-based user interface. Charles Hoffman, president and chief executive officer of Covad, has more than 30 years of telecom and broadband experience in the wireless, cable, local and long-distance sectors.


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