The first-quarter 2017 earnings reporting season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.

Verizon has completed NG-PON2 interoperability with five vendors for its OpenOMCI (ONT Management and Control Interface) specification.

CCMI, a unit of Simplify Compliance, is adding fiber location services to its roster by buying NEF’s FiberLocator.

Verizon is fighting back against claims made in a ZDNet report that there was a large breach of its customers’ data.

Lumos Networks has named Josh Wolff as SVP of the service provider’s recently created Lumos Data Center business.

WOW! Business is being choosy about which deals it pursues in the wholesale fiber services space.

GeoLinks, an emerging hybrid wireline-wireless service provider focused on business customers, has purchased cloud-based provider One Stop VoIP.

FirstLight has reached a deal to acquire Nashua, New Hampshire-based 186 Communications for an undisclosed amount.