London's High Court of Justice has ruled that BT infringed on one of two DSL management technology patents held by ASSIA, a provider of software solutions that enable telcos to increase the rate and reach of broadband services they deliver over their existing copper networks.
Dimension Data, an NTT subsidiary that provides ICT services and solutions, is enhancing its reach into Europe by striking a deal to acquire NextiraOne in a two-part transaction. Financial terms of the acquisition were not revealed.
Windstream may still have work to do to integrate Paetec's assets into its fold, but CEO Jeff Gardner says that they are ready to begin searching for assets that would complement its growing enterprise service business.
Alcatel-Lucent and Nextgen Group are driving more interest in what lies beyond 100G by completing a field trial of 400G on a live network link in Australia.
A group of theoretical physicists from U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University are investigating how stanene, a material that could be made from a single layer of tin atoms, can potentially increase the efficiency of computer chips.
Cincinnati Bell may be putting a greater emphasis on growing strategic business services such as Ethernet, but the telco can achieve its goals without making multimillion-dollar purchases, its chief financial officer told investors.
CenturyLink's dry loop DSL service customers were served an unwelcome dish following Thanksgiving as the telco announced it is increasing the price of the standalone service by $2 per month.
Zayo has completed an amendment of its credit limit, increasing its $1.6 billion term loan facility by $150 million to $1.75 billion.
Vonage has named former AOL and Nutrisystem executive Joe Redling president of consumer services for the U.S. and Canada. Reporting directly to CEO Marc Lefar, Redling will manage Vonage's core business, including its domestic and international long distance calling products and services.
Getting access to local telecom network services is a necessity for service providers and businesses, but pricing can differ not only between regions and by country, but also in a specific metro market, a TeleGeography report says.
West Virginia might have to return $2.5 million in broadband stimulus funds if competitive provider Citynet can't convince the NTIA to approve its middle mile fiber project. The project is also under fire from Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America.
CenturyLink will soon be able to give its public sector customers greater power to resolve network issues by signing an agreement to sell Uplogix's remote network management solution.
Duetsche Telekom's T-Systems IT division will lay off about 7.5 percent, or 4,000 employees, according to Reuters, which cited an unnamed source.
Akamai is adding more power to its growing cloud and network security services portfolio by reaching a deal to acquire Prolexic, a cloud-based distributed denial of service mitigation provider, for about $370 million in cash.
Jajah, Telefonica's U.S.-based VoIP subsidiary, will officially stop offering services at the end of January and is no longer accepting new subscribers.
TDS Telecom is putting broadband into more rural customer's hands by completing part of its ARRA-funded broadband Internet project in Paonia, Colo.
Vivendi has made it official that it will separate its telecom unit from its growing media and content activities and has named Vincent Bollore as its new chairman.
On behalf of the FierceTelecom staff I would like to wish you a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday. We'll back in your inbox on Monday with the latest news in the wireline segment of the telecom industry.
As retailers gear up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, online video providers are getting in on the action with a series of new marketing campaigns to lure more viewers or to buy their online video wares.
The global IP router and switching market may have suffered a near-term setback as revenues dropped 10 percent sequentially, but vendors are expected to see improvement in the upcoming fourth quarter, according to Infonetics Research.