Consolidated Communications remains confident that the pending acquisition of FairPoint will give it greater scale to battle Ethernet pricing pressures.

AT&T and Level 3 held onto the top two spots of Vertical Systems Group’s Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard results for year-end 2016.

Open source ECOMP and the Open Orchestrator Project (OPEN-O) have merged to create the new Open Network Automation Platform Project.

The FCC set new rules for a “reverse auction” aimed at providing nearly $2 billion for rural broadband deployment.

Communications Sales and Leasing (CS&L) is beefing up its E-Rate and wireless backhaul capabilities by acquiring Hunt Telecom for $170 million.

EarthLink has deployed its SD-WAN solution for 41 customers across 1,706 locations.

AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon’s latest pole pole attachment proposal has been met with protest from NCTA and Incompas.

CenturyLink has expanded its strategic collaboration with VMware to accelerate business' hybrid cloud architecture transition.