In the latest edition of our Top Wireline Telecom Turkeys, we are serving up a healthy portion of companies' failed initiatives, products, strategies, and executive mishaps of 2013.
With the third quarter 2013 earnings season now complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the results of the top U.S. ILECs, including number of broadband access lines, subscriber additions, and M&A activity.
It's clear that the dark fiber market is on a rapid growth trajectory. FierceTelecom takes a look at five dark fiber providers coming of age in this special report.
Solving complex communications problems for large multinational corporations is a challenge that Bas Burger, president, US & Canada, BT Global Services, knows how to tackle. Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, speaks with Burger about BT Global's role in providing services to multinational corporations, what differentiates it from other players, and key issues.
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Bezeq, Israel's incumbent telco, has appointed Alcatel-Lucent as its VDSL2 and vectoring equipment provider to deliver higher speed broadband over its existing copper network.
Cisco has forecast that its mid-term revenue and earnings will be 3-6 percent per year, down from 5-7 percent as it sees issues with emerging markets, slower customer spending and lackluster core network equipment growth.
Telstra Global has taken another step forward with its cloud services drive by achieving Cisco's Cloud and Managed Services Master Partner certification, enabling it to sell and deliver cloud and managed services using the vendor's technology to its multinational corporation clients.
Consolidated Communications is putting its Texas fiber network to work by expanding its enterprise and commercial services reach into the Dallas-Fort Worth market.
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Time Warner Cable and other telecom providers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will face increased competition for their commercial high-speed Internet, Ethernet and phone products from Consolidated Communications.
Charter Communications plans to send a "bear hug letter" to Time Warner Cable as early as next week in which it will offer to acquire the nation's second largest MSO for a combination of cash and stock, Bloomberg reported.