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  • They're Cooked: The top wireline turkeys of 2014

    Thanksgiving is upon us. And whether you're traveling to your uncle's house in anticipation of covering your plate with his "groovy gravy" or making a claim for the most comfortable chair, Thanksgiving is all about traditions. Like your family, the FierceTelecom family is also about honoring tradition and our annual Top Wireline Telecom turkeys list is a reflection of that.

Vonage granted four new patents, expands total to 61

Vonage has been granted four new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) targeting conferencing, network registration, VoIP quality and Wi-Fi.

BT Americas eyes Mexico as possible expansion target

Executives with BT Americas are looking at how they can gain a larger foothold in Mexico by making use of new laws that are focused on encouraging competition and inviting foreign companies to invest in the country's telecom market.

Hibernia lights new PoP in Telecity's Dublin data center

Hibernia Networks has built a new point of presence (PoP) at Telecity's Northwest Business Park data center in Dublin, a move that immediately deepens its presence in one of Ireland's key cities.

Google Fiber applies for service franchise to bring FTTP service to Tennessee

Google Fiber has applied for a franchise agreement in Tennessee, a sign that the service provider is laying the ground work to make a possible launch of its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service in Nashville, reports The Tennessean.

Verizon launches retail index to track consumer online buying patterns

Just as the U.S. holiday shopping season kicks off, Verizon's Enterprise Solutions unit has introduced the Verizon Retail Index, a new tool to give members of the retail, shipping and transportation industries another point of view about online consumer habits.

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