SaskTel is doubling down on fiber-based broadband, announcing plans to invest $55 million on its fiber to the premises (FTTP) consumer and fiber to the business (FTTB) program.
Shentel continued to see strong wireline fiber lease sales as affiliate and non-affiliate revenue rose collectively year-over-year to $21.8 million, up from $21.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.
TDS Telecom continues to make headway with its broadband stimulus program, completing a project in Hyden, Ky., and part of another in Maine.
Windstream is deepening its reach to target underserved small to medium business (SMB) markets with a new program that will help channel partners establish their position in the cloud services segment.
Cogent Communications has introduced a new channel partner program to enable it to focus on establishing relationships with national telecom master agents to sell its suite of Ethernet services.
There was no shortage of new smartphones announced at this year's Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Mike Dano, executive editor for the Telecom Group for FierceMarkets, counts down the best and worst smartphones of this year's show in the following slide show. Read more
Time Warner Cable Business Class may be the latest service provider to gain the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for its wholesale E-Access services, but what's different is it has earned it for all eight service configurations.
Mobile video apps like Sprout NOW and USA Network NOW show both the progress that the TV Everywhere concept has made and how over-the-top video service is emerging as a key challenger. FierceCable explores this new battleground in its new TV Everywhere 2014 eBook. Read more
Windstream continues to see the fruits of business service labor pay off as the company reported that the segment's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 rose $4 million sequentially to $920 million.
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.
TDS Telecom has made Andover, N.H., as the latest stop in its fiber to the home (FTTH) drive, offering consumers a mix of 300 Mbps data and IPTV service.
Consolidated's Q4 2013 revenue declines to $148M but ILEC sees uptick in broadband and business data services
Consolidated Communications reported that fourth-quarter 2013 revenues declined year-over-year to $148 million as increases in data and video revenues were more than offset by declines in subsidies and network access revenues.
Global Capacity is getting ready for its next wave of growth, with plans to extend its service reach into five new markets this year.
AT&T has taken another step to expand its work with third-party solution providers via a three-year $300 million investment in its Partner Exchange Reseller Program.
One of the telling trends that came out of this year's Winter Olympics Sochi Games was that they were the most streamed Olympics ever. A new FierceOnlineVideo report examines the online video viewing trends that emerged during the Games.
Windstream has added another win to its public sector services column by being awarded a $3 million, 36-month contract from the Department of Defense (DoD) to bring new fiber connections to two U.S.-based military bases.
TDS Telecom reported that its fourth-quarter 2013 revenue rose 23 percent year-over-year to $272 million with increases in commercial managedIP customers and IPTV subscriptions.
Lumos Networks is once again raising the bar for its fiber to the cell site (FTTC) strategy, announcing that it will connect about 200 more wireless tower sites to its fiber network this year.
Windstream has agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a suit with the Georgia Governor's Office of Consumer Protection over claims that the service provider did not deliver the advertised DSL speeds to its users, reports WGCL-TV, a CBS affiliate based in Atlanta.
Netflix and Comcast have reached what could be seen as a landmark interconnection deal that will give the streaming video provider what it says is a "more direct connection" to Comcast's broadband network. Interestingly, not long after Comcast made its announcement, AT&T and Verizon said they are negotiating similar deals with the streaming video company.