USTelecom and its key members AT&T and CenturyLink have filed a petition asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to stay the FCC's Open Internet order.
AT&T is confident that next-gen IP business service revenues--much like the trend it has seen in the consumer space--will eventually outpace legacy losses from declining services like T-1 access and frame relay.
Verizon Communications' executive vice president of global public policy and communications, Randal Milch, announced he is retiring from the company later this month.
While incumbent telcos and some competitors have shied away from providing dark fiber for wireless backhaul, a Zayo executive sees interest and adoption of dark fiber continuing to ramp.
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have hammered out tentative agreements covering nearly 17,000 wireline employees in the Midwest.
CenturyLink has launched its Prism IPTV service that will run over its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in Portland, Ore., effectively beating Google Fiber to the service punch.
What makes up a "smart city"? While there are many answers and theories about what makes up a smart city, it's clear that a number of the world's largest cities are making the investment to increase the development of automated processes and services in an effort to better serve residents.
TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) is seeing more of its customer base scaling their demand for 100G optical wavelength services in North America.
Zayo reported that its fiscal third-quarter revenues were $341 million, up $16.8 million sequentially, representing 21 percent annualized sequential growth.
CenturyLink opens Washington hydroelectric powered data center, enhances cloud, disaster recovery capabilities
CenturyLink has opened a new data center in central Washington that operates on hydroelectric power, a move it says will enable enterprises to lower their power costs while serving as another site to deliver cloud and disaster recovery services.
As Consolidated Communications sees the majority of its revenue mix trend more toward commercial services, particularly Metro Ethernet, the service provider is keen on pursuing business customer opportunities that it can directly connect to its own fiber network.
TDS Telecom may be making waves with its own 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services for residential, but the telco is being no less aggressive with its own fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) initiatives for businesses in the territories it serves as an ILEC and as a CLEC.
DENVER—Software-defined networking is the next big area of focus for telecom operators and that's why standards are critical to advancing the SDN effort. "SDN is the next big problem for the industry to solve," said Chris Emmons, director of network planning for SDN implementation at Verizon Communications.
Now that the INTX 2015 is over, FierceCable is taking a look at the dominant themes of the show.
With Windstream having recently completed the spinoff of its wireline assets into its publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT), analysts are now speculating that CenturyLink is next in line to take a similar move.
Verizon sees that there are a number of new ways to increase efficiency across both its wireline and wireless business segments by using new technologies like software-defined networking (SDN) and improving back-end processes.
It may still be early days for network functions virtualization (NFV), but it's clear that service providers are moving to deploy it on a large scale.
The FCC has denied petitions from a group of service providers and industry groups to suspend the regulator's net neutrality rules from going into effect on June 12.
Telus sees that fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) will continue to play a bigger role in its last mile network, becoming the preferred future mechanism to deliver broadband services to consumers and businesses.