Ritter Communications has hired Tim Adkins as director, carrier and wholesale.
In his role, Adkins will provide strategic oversight for Ritter Communications wholesale division. He oversees budgeting and forecasting for the division along with managing carrier sales contracts.
Adkins returns to Ritter Communications after serving as vice president for a fiber network provider in Tennessee. His industry experience includes roles as vice president of operations, director of network operations, carrier sales manager and special projects manager, with industry leading technology and broadband providers including AT&T, Iris Networks and KDL, Inc.
Adkins previously served as carrier sales manager for Ritter Communications from 2013 to 2014. He has a bachelor of arts degree from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee.
“Ritter Communications owns and operates a regional optical network that includes more than 3,400 route miles of fiber, providing resilient connectivity to a regional network of 10 regional hubs and 17 national hubs via our state-of-the-art MEF Certified fiber backbone,” said Kyle Keith, Ritter Communications Vice President/General Manager of Enterprise, Wholesale and Cloud Operations. “Tim’s 24 years of experience, coupled with his deep industry knowledge, elevates our best-in-class service to regional wholesale customers.”
Keith said the company is aggressively expanding its advanced wholesale business offerings including broadband Internet up to 10Gbps, cloud and managed voice services, Metro Ethernet, SIP Trunking, virtual services, colocation, LAN, WAN and VPN connectivity, remote data backup and other in-demand services.
“Tim’s addition to our wholesale team supports that service and exceptional customer experience,” Keith said.