Google Fiber's 1 Gbps service has had a rippling effect in the telecom industry, as a growing host of providers are now planning or offering gigabit service. But what price do subscribers pay? We take a look at pricing trends across this segment.
In our fifth annual Women in Wireline feature, FierceTelecom's editors recognize important women executives who are helping transform the wireline telecom industry. Learn more about this year's honorees.
Chip Pickering, one of the key architects behind the landmark 1996 Telecom Act, took over the helm at Comptel as CEO in January. Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, caught up with Pickering at Comptel's fall show to talk about his first nine months on the job and how he sees the growth of Comptel and the changing competitive service provider landscape.
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As businesses continue to consolidate their data centers and adopt virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud computing, the use of next-gen firewalls is rising, says a new ABI Research report.
América Móvil reported that its net profit dropped 38 percent year-over-year to $754 million, falling short of analyst expectations due to an increase in taxes and weak results at its European holdings Telekom Austria and KPN.
Zayo has won a deal to provide O2 a managed fiber network throughout the UK, the latest of several moves that build on the momentum it has gained in Europe from its acquisition of Geo Networks and related network builds.
Frontier Communications is set to begin a new chapter in its home state as it has completed its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's wireline operations in Connecticut and its related statewide fiber network and U-verse operations.
Equinix has added Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect cloud service to its Frankfurt, Germany, International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers, bringing the total number of Equinix metros offering the service to eight globally.
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iOS developers now know what they'll be doing over the upcoming holiday season: making sure their current and future apps are able to support 64-bit computing based on a strict commandment from Apple.