Comtel Communications is now a Platinum Partner with Verizon

Comtel has been named to the Verizon Partner Program (VPP) as a platinum member. This agreement provides Comtel with access to Verizon’s complete enterprise cloud and communications portfolio, as well as options for wireless services.


Comtel Communications & Simplicity VoIP rank 31st in list of charitable businesses

Comtel Communications and Simplicity VoIP came in at 31 in a list of the top 50 most charitable businesses in Central Virginia. Richmond Biz Sense ranks companies each year on their contributions to non-profits in the Greater Richmond area. This year, our donations to organizations such as The Richmond Ballet, Steward School, Montessori School, Make-A-Wish, Bandit's Rescue and many others, has demonstrated our commitment to giving back to the community that we love. To see the entire list, click here. To learn more about our "Gifts of 25" year long program of giving back in celebration of 25 years in business, click here.


Simplicity VoIP President participates in Coredial PartnerConnex CPAC panel discussion

Ben Humphreys (fourth from left in pictures – top row, and seated 4th from left) participated in a panel discussion at the recent Cordial PartnerConnex event held in Philadelphia last week. The discussion was designed for new Cordial resellers and included topics such as launching your business, initial challenges, and tips for managing different types of business models.



From Left: Amy Humphreys, Lenada Crabb, Mike Martin, Ben Humphreys, Pete Kraehmer

From Left: Amy Humphreys, Lenada Crabb, Mike Martin, Ben Humphreys, Pete Kraehmer

Simplicity VoIP attends Coredial PartnerConnex 2017

Members of Simplicity VoIP attended CoreDial’s PartnerConnex 2017 in Philadelphia. The conference was designed for channel partners like Simplicity to gain exclusive access to cutting edge discussions on fueling channel success. The event included educational sessions, hands-on demo labs, product announcements, and networking events aimed at supporting Simplicity VoIP’s growth and overall business goals.


Windstream visits Comtel

Representatives of Windstream visited Comtel in mid-March to discuss strategies and business plans for the coming year. Windstream representatives included Boe Mellor- channel manager, Keith Connolly VP, Greg Huckaby sales engineer, Greg Klein director of fixed wireless

Pictured in this photo: Garry Hopkins - Comtel Sales; Keith Connolly - Windstream Vice President; Boe Miller - Windstream Channel Manager, Greg Huckaby - Windstream Sales Engineer; Pete Kraehmer - Comtel Vice President of Sales; Greg Klein - Windstream Director of Fixed Wireless; , Jim Brooker - Comtel Sales, and Ben Humphreys - Comtel President & CEO

Pictured in this photo: Garry Hopkins - Comtel Sales; Keith Connolly - Windstream Vice President; Boe Miller - Windstream Channel Manager, Greg Huckaby - Windstream Sales Engineer; Pete Kraehmer - Comtel Vice President of Sales; Greg Klein - Windstream Director of Fixed Wireless; , Jim Brooker - Comtel Sales, and Ben Humphreys - Comtel President & CEO


Century Link spends the day with Comtel

A CenturyLink team consisting of Marc Svitak - National Account Manager for The Alliance Partners, Sandra Prostrollo – Sales Operations Manager, Carol Lehnerz – Sr. Business Development Manager and Carlos Escobar – Channel Manager paid a visit to Comtel to discuss business planning for 2017. During their visit, they met with members of Comtel’s leadership team and sales agents.

Shelton Copeland, Marc Svitak, Sandra Prostrollo, Carole Lehnerz, Carlos Escobar and Jack Wheeler

Shelton Copeland, Marc Svitak, Sandra Prostrollo, Carole Lehnerz, Carlos Escobar and Jack Wheeler

Carlos Escobar, Sandra Prostrollo, Ben Humphreys, Marc Svitak and Carole Lehnerz

Carlos Escobar, Sandra Prostrollo, Ben Humphreys, Marc Svitak and Carole Lehnerz


Comtel & Verizon partner to present SD WAN at Tech Summits

On February 21st (Norfolk) and 22nd (Washington DC), Comtel Communications and Verizon partnered to present a program on SD WAN and its growing importance in unified communications and network controlled functions. Comtel introduced Chris Painter of Verizon who gave compelling reasons why SD WAN is a game changer in technology solutions. As a speaker and lunch sponsor, Comtel was able to network with and educate the attendees who were very interested in this dynamic evolution in IT.

 
 

Comtel Receives Recognition from The Alliance Partners

At the recent quarterly meeting of The Alliance Partners Board, Comtel Communications was recognized with a plaque in gratitude for the many contributions it and owner Ben Humphreys have made in advancing the efforts of this organization.  David Gardner, Chairman of the Board of the Agent Alliance and President of Advantage Communications Group LLC, presented the plaque. To read the proclamation, click the link below.

Read the article published by The Alliance Partners here.


CenturyLink | Comtel Dinner

February 8th - Buckhead's Chophouse in Richmond Virginia

Comtel is a Premier Elite Partner within the Centurylink Channel Alliance Program, the highest level within the program. We partner with the Centurylink Direct Sales teams to develop and implement technology solutions for medium and enterprise level customers. The two companies celebrated their partnership at a reception at Comtel's offices and a dinner at a well known, local chophouse.

Partnership with Coredial

CEO Ben Humphreys is quoted in an article released by white-label SAAS provider Coredial announcing a shake up in its partner program. October 2016


Ben Humphreys elected to Board of Bay Banks

Bay Banks of Virginia, Inc. (OTCQB: BAYK), holding company of Bank of Lancaster and Bay Trust Company,  announces that Benjamin R. Humphreys, Jr. has been elected to Bay Trust Company’s Board of Directors.  July 2016


Comtel CEO featured in Richmond Times Dispatch

Comtel CEO, Ben Humphreys, is featured in the Richmond Times Dispatch and Richmond.com "Getting to Know" feature. December 11, 2015