CenturyLink's recent move to implement a foundation for software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) with Ericsson reflects the reality that the real value of these technologies won't truly be seen until a large service provider like CenturyLink deploys it on a large scale.
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CenturyLink recently bid adieu to the Savvis brand by renaming the division CenturyLink Technology Solutions, a move that reflects the company's growing identity in the managed services, colocation and cloud services space. So what does this name change do for existing CenturyLink and Savvis customers?
Verizon recently announced that it signed IP VoIP interconnection terms with four new service providers, a move that rings in the next technology and regulatory showdown in the telecom industry's TDM to IP technology shift.
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TDS this week renamed its growing Hosted and Managed Services (HMS) subsidiary OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, giving it a more memorable brand identity that goes beyond technology and IT solutions.
Frontier's move to acquire AT&T's regional Connecticut operations, once known as Southern New England Telephone, for $2 billion immediately deepens the telco's presence in the Northeast part of the United States. When it completes the acquisition, Connecticut, New York, and Pennsylvania will become part of its new Northeast region.
Two House Republicans are calling on lawmakers to revamp the 1996 Telecom Act to better reflect the realities the communications industry is seeing in today's broadband and wireless era. But exactly what changes they want to make are not clear.