Alpheus Communications CEO Scott Widham to Present at Oppenheimer Technology Conference

HOUSTON – Aug. 8, 2013 Alpheus Communications CEO Scott Widham will be part of an expert panel during the Oppenheimer 16th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference, Aug. 13-14 in Boston at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Widham is scheduled to speak Aug. 13 at 11:45 a.m. (EDT) as part of the “Fiber and Broadband Transport” panel, which will provide updates on key trends and important events within the fiber and broadband transport market.  The panel will be moderated by Tim Horan, Managing Director of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., and will cover topics such as industry demand, pricing, technology changes and specific trends.

“Companies are relying more than ever on fiber to support their network needs and cloud strategies, and executives want the latest network intelligence that can help keep them on top of customer service and ahead of their competition,” said Scott Widham, CEO of Alpheus Communications.  “I fully expect that conference attendees will leave with new knowledge and ideas about how to engage high-quality network solutions to support improved operational performance, competitive positioning and customer satisfaction.”

With the technology sector representing the most dynamic industry worldwide, the Oppenheimer 16th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference gathers leaders to share unique perspectives and insights throughout the entire technology and communications supply chain.  In addition to different breakout sessions and panel discussions, this year’s event will include keynotes from industry leaders such as AT&T Business Solutions, Verizon, and VMWare.


About Scott Widham, CEO, Alpheus Communications

Scott Widham leads an experienced Executive Team at Alpheus Communications. Most recently he served as CEO of Cobridge Communications, an owner and operator of cable television systems in the Central portion of the United States. Prior to Cobridge, Widham was CEO of Broadwing Communications, a billion dollar fiber and data center company offering voice, data and video services to enterprise and wholesale customers. Broadwing was acquired by Level 3 in 2008 for $1.6 billion. Before joining Broadwing, Widham was the founder and CEO of Capital Cable, a multi-system operator that owned cable systems across the U.S. and in Latin America. Capital Cable was acquired by Charter Communications. Widham also served as EVP of Corecomm and was a Director at MTV Networks. Widham earned a BBA from The University of Texas at Austin.

About Alpheus Communications

Alpheus Communications ( is a leading provider of Texas metro-regional fiber and networking solutions. With owned facilities in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley, Alpheus is flexible, content-neutral and responsive to customer needs when low-latency and uptime are essential. As the preferred fiber backbone for Metro Texas, Alpheus is in a unique position to support mission-critical information technology functions and cloud computing solutions through its resilient SSAE 16-compliant data center platforms for colocation and disaster recovery.


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Tony Katsulos
Jetstream PR for Alpheus Communications
(972) 788-9456 ext. 301