XO Communications is increasing its power to target international opportunities, particularly those in the Latin American telecom market, by establishing new network-to-network interconnection (NNI) agreements with Neutrona Networks.
Whether it's his organization's move to file a lawsuit against the FCC to repeal the regulator's net neutrality rules or the possibility that the multi-billion dollar Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger will be nixed, Michael Powell, president and CEO of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), has a lot on his plate these days.
Frontier Communications has named Becky B. Potts as its new president for the telco's national region, overseeing operations in multiple states in the Midwest, Southeast and Western states.
CenturyLink has reached a deal to acquire Orchestrate, deepening its cloud service portfolio with a new set of managed database service capabilities.
Verizon is seeing more of its FiOS customers adopt its symmetrical 75 Mbps Quantum speed tier, a factor that's helped the telco offset an overall decline in first-quarter 2015 wireline revenue.
The first-quarter 2015 earnings reporting season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.
CenturyLink enables Utah Education and Telehealth Network to bring 1 Terabit to 1,400 schools, colleges
CenturyLink's ongoing 1 Gbps network fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) drive continues to find new utility in the education sector and the company's win to provide 1 Terabit of combined bandwidth to the Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) is an example of that trend.
Comcast is hoping to bring a new challenge to the California broadband market dominated mainly by AT&T, announcing that it plans to deliver its 2 Gbps Internet service in 12 of the state's metro markets.
Service providers' continual hesitation about how to implement software-defined networking (SDN) into their networks continued to be a drag on the service provider router and switch market as 2014 total revenue remained flat at $14.6 billion.
AT&T is taking a proactive step to get ahead of Comcast's 2 Gbps broadband plans by launching its 1 Gbps GigaPower fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service in the Chicago suburbs.
Birch Communications continues to make progress with its aggressive fiber buildout strategy, extending its facilities into an additional 46 buildings in four major U.S. markets.
CenturyLink is suing the FCC over its net neutrality rules. The lawsuit was filed Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Telus is making a $52.3 million investment to upgrade its fiber-based wireline broadband services and wireless networks for residential and business customers throughout the Greater Québec City area this year.
AT&T has spent over $2.7 billion during the past two years on upgrades to its wireline and wireless networks in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
XO Communications is helping its business customers focus more on their fundamental strengths by launching "HPBX Concierge," a "touch-free" feature for its Hosted PBX service.
TDS Telecom is working to take a big lead over cable incumbent Time Warner Cable in Southeastern Wisconsin's broadband race by offering its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband data and IPTV service to residential customers in Bohners Lake and Wheatland.
Zayo's colocation business, zColo, has opened its third data center in Denver, Colo., a market it entered by acquiring Latisys, a colocation and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider.
Now that the Q1 2015 earnings season is getting underway, FierceWireless is tracking the performance of large carriers and vendors, including T-Mobile US, Sprint, and Nokia. Special report
AT&T has filed its own lawsuit against the FCC to reclassify ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act, illustrating that it wants to take a different path from its fellow telco brothers like Verizon and cable operators that are working with trade associations like USTelecom and NCTA.
Integra has extended fiber to more than 3,000 building locations in its 11-state territory that it serves via its Integra Business and Electric Lightwave business units.