Now that Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, the next phase of the deal comes as the service provider begins integrating the former's operations into its own fold. Jack Waters, CTO of Level 3, recently talked with Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, about the value the tw telecom assets bring to his company.
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Service providers' cautious capital spending trends contributed to a 13 percent year-over-year decline of the North American optical market in the third quarter of 2014, according to a new Dell'Oro report.
Ciena has established a strategic alliance with Avaya to create what the two companies say is a WAN-LAN data networking solution, a move that reflects Ciena's move to extend its capabilities into other market segments.
RCN Business has made another move to advance its presence in the New York City market by bringing its business services to 450-460 Park Avenue in Manhattan.
AT&T is paying $52 million in civil penalties and environmental compliance to settle an electronic waste dumping case with California that claims the service provider illegally dumped hazardous electronic waste.
Windstream said it is going to lay off 350 workers by Dec. 1 in an effort to improve its cost structure and improve its overall operational structure.
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