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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Halloween is time for ghosts, goblins, or maybe firing up the Roku or Wii device to watch Bruce Campbell of Burn Notice fame fight off zombies in the B-movie classic The Evil Dead on Netflix. But it's also a time to reflect on some of the challenging issues and scenarios that the wireline industry is facing.
BT reported that its consumer segment was a bright spot in its second-quarter revenue mix, rising 7 percent to $1.68 billion due to higher broadband and TV revenue, helping to ease the pain of losses in wholesale and global services.
Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, creating a company that will have a deeper domestic and global footprint to serve multi-site businesses.
Equinix is enhancing its Cloud Exchange product, an interconnection solution that gives enterprise customers access to multiple cloud services and networks worldwide, by deploying Juniper Networks MX Series 3D Universal Edge routers in 19 markets.
TDS Telecom is seeing its own IP transition efforts come alive as the telco reported that it grew TDS TV and commercial managedIP connection revenue, a factor that enabled it to ease the pain of ongoing voice and wholesale revenue declines.
Alcatel-Lucent reported that IP routing proved to be a stellar revenue performer, rising 2.2 percent in the third quarter to $749 million, while other segments saw notable declines.
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