Steve Santamaria, a former executive with Charter Communications, is the new general manager for commercial services at Xtend networks.

Xtend sells high-speed data circuit services.

“Steve Santamaria has been one of the leading and most influential voices in the cable industry regarding the enormous potential of commercial services and cellular backhaul,” said Davidi Gilo, Chairman and CEO of Vyyo, the corporate parent of Xtend. “We anticipate that his understanding of cable operators’ needs and his expertise in the commercial services sector will be key contributors to accelerated operator deployment of Xtend solutions.”