With the first quarter 2014 earnings season now complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the results of the top U.S. ILECs. In this report, we break down the numbers in our quarterly chart, which summarizes how the top 13 ILECs performed in terms of revenue, access line losses, and subscriber additions.
Out of all the telcos that applied for the USDA's Rural Utilities Service grants as part of the ARRA broadband stimulus funding program in 2009 and 2010, TDS Telecom was the most aggressive. In which communities is it allocating those funds? Find out in this report.
The time to innovate couldn't be any more pressing for the wireline telecom industry as traditional operators look to shut down 100-year-old TDM networks and transition to all-IP infrastructure. FierceTelecom profiles eight up-and-coming executives meeting the demands of a changing landscape.
After a nine-year tenure with CenturyLink and its predecessor company Qwest, Diana Gowen is retiring. A 35-year veteran of the telecom industry with a particular focus on the public sector, Gowen recently sat down with Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, to reflect on the past and share expectations for the future.
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The Electric Power Board (EPB) of Chattanooga, Tenn., a municipal broadband network provider, has filed a petition with the FCC to overturn a state law that prevents it from offering broadband data and video services to residents and businesses that reside outside of its electric service area.
Frontier has gained the FCC's approval of its pending acquisition of AT&T's local wireline network in Connecticut, clearing one of its largest regulatory hurdles to complete the $2 billion deal.
eircom is moving ahead with its fiber-based broadband initiative, announcing that it should pass 1 million homes and businesses with fiber facilities this summer.
Whether it's consumers fed up with the high price of content or the desire for higher speeds to support gaming, a new Moody's report revealed that cable operators' broadband subscriber base will soon surpass their bread and butter video business.
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is moving to expand its network in Kansas City--the latest stop on a broader network buildout plan.
AT&T is officially moving ahead with its intention to bring its GigaPower 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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