GigNet Appoints VP Carrier & Commercial Sales

GigNet announced the appointment of Fabian Cortes as Vice President of Carrier and Commercial Sales for GigNet Mexico.

Cortes has more than two decades experience in building client relationships in Mexico and Latin America. He has senior executive experience leading customer relationships with carriers and corporate customers worldwide, has been involved in creating solutions from project planning to implementation and sales, and he has been involved in multiple fiber optic and broadband connectivity projects.

In his role, Cortes will lead a sales team dedicated to expanding GigNet’s product offerings serving major customers such as mobile network operators, large-scale enterprises, international carriers, social media and streaming content providers and more.

GigNet Mexico already serves customers in the hospitality, enterprise, and residential segments, made possible by the Company’s fiber-optic network from Costa Mujeres, North of Cancun through the Tulum Hotel Zone. Cortes will be responsible for bringing to market products and services such as Fiber-to-the-Tower (FTTT), Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH), international subsea connectivity, and other commercial-grade services.

Cortes was previously Senior Sales Manager for Phoenix Tower International in Mexico City, where he was responsible for new business development with national and international telecom companies, and with major enterprise customers such as international retail chains operating in Mexico. Prior to that, he was Senior Carrier Sales Manager – Mexico for CenturyLink / Level 3 Communications where he developed service offerings including voice, data, global connectivity and IT solutions for major national and international carriers. He was also International Carrier Sales Relationship Manager for Alestra, Intelligent Network Project Director for mobile provider Dauphin Telecom, and served as International Carrier Sales Manager for Bestel Communications.