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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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.
ADVA Optical Networking reported that second-quarter 2014 revenues rose to $117 million, up 11.2 year-over-year from $105.4 million and 11.6 percent sequentially from $105 million in the first quarter of 2014 due to an increase in enterprise sales.
Bell Canada is sharpening its customer service focus in the Atlantic Canada region by acquiring two customer call centers in New Brunswick as part of its broader strategy to improve customer service.
Mobile video is not just for young people anymore. According to a new report by The Diffusion Group (TDG), 49 percent of adults who have a broadband connection view video through a mobile app once a month.
Level 3 has been tasked by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to deliver a set of local area network (LAN) managed services inside the National Capital Region (NCR).
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Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano said a merger of its Brazilian unit with a local operator is not on the agenda for now, but said he does not rule out the possibility of such a move in future. Patuano also made use of a meeting in Brazil to stress that Telecom Italia operates completely independently of its Spanish shareholder Telefónica.
Small cell shipments will exceed macrocells in 2016, and total shipments will reach nearly 15 million units through 2019 according to ABI Research.