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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The FCC is halting AT&T's request to stop offering long-term contracts and the associated discounts on TDM-based special access circuits it sells to CLECs and wireless operators, at least for five months.
Network functions virtualization (NFV) may be the latest buzzword in telecom, but according to a new survey by telecom equipment vendor Dialogic it could provide them with a host of opex and capex savings.
Seattle's outgoing mayor Mike McGinn is a big advocate of bringing fiber-based broadband to the city via its relationship with Gigabit Squared, but has revealed that financial issues could stop the network from getting off the ground.
Frontier may be seeing some signs of FiOS video and broadband growth, but don't expect the telco to make a big update or expansion of its fiber anytime soon.
AT&T may have set 2020 as the year when it will transition its TDM network to all IP, but Randall Stephenson, CEO and chairman, says that the provider will start seeing cost savings by 2016.
TDS Telecom is now providing broadband to 10,000 additional households in its serving territory thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants it is using to conduct 44 expansion projects.
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Nimble TV is back. The company, which over the summer handed out refunds to subscribers after Dish Network blocked it from reselling access to its satellite service online, said it is again signing up new customers.
According to the third annual Global Consumer Survey from the Mobile Enterprise Forum, the industry witnessed its first decrease in purchase volumes of digital content, from 54 percent of mobile media users in 2012 to 42 percent in 2013. The MEF surveyed more than 10,000 users across 13 countries as part of its research.