Frontier Communications has completed the first phase of its network upgrade in eastern Washington and northern Idaho as part of a broader effort to increase broadband speeds in both regions.
If you're trying to find the next source of pay-TV market growth, look no further than IPTV, one that ABI Research says will grow 14 percent.
Cisco and SK Telecom are the latest companies to take part in the Open Networking Lab's initiative to develop an open operating system for service providers employing software-defined networking (SDN).
Windstream is taking another step in realigning its company structure, announcing that it has been advised by proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co. to vote for a 1-for-6 reverse stock split and an amendment to a Windstream subsidiary's charter to allow conversion of the subsidiary to a limited liability company (LLC).
Frontier Communications' Frontier Secure unit is taking advantage of the 2015 tax season to appeal to consumers with its new Identity Security Bundle, which is designed to help fight identity theft and online fraud.
CenturyLink has established a partnership with IBM and the state of Louisiana to develop a new applications development innovation center in Monroe, La.
Most people are aware of the contributions that CEOs like Tim Cook, Tom Wheeler, Randall Stephenson and John Legere are making to the wireless industry. But contributions of their up-and-coming staff also are driving innovation at their companies, and they will be the driving forces in years to come. Phil Goldstein, editor of FierceWireless, takes a look at seven innovators in this 2015 Emerging stars feature. Read the full report here.
AT&T made it official that Kansas City is the next stop in its ongoing fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) journey, putting it in direct competition with Google Fiber and Consolidated Communications for fiber-based broadband service.
A group of bipartisan lawmakers moved to make a permanent ban on Internet service taxes.
Level 3 has made another move to make itself a more valuable asset to business customers by striking a new partnership with communications specialist Carousel Industries where the pair will offer a host of managed and cloud-based services.
Michael Powell, the president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), says the group is ready to launch a legal challenge against the FCC over its Title II-based net neutrality proposal.
8X8 is giving its enterprise customers a reason to be more comfortable with deploying a VoIP service by offering a new Service Level Agreement (SLA) that it says can guarantee high levels of service availability and voice quality for calls conducted over the public Internet.
A group of 43 municipal broadband providers are asking the FCC to exempt them from being included with large incumbent telcos and wireless operators as being common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934.
Windstream has appointed Kenny Gunderman to be president and CEO of the company's proposed real estate investment trust (REIT) spinoff, Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. (CS&L), marking what is a new era for the once rural-focused telco.
CenturyLink may be the third largest telco, but it is clearly taking a contrary view over its larger ILEC brothers AT&T and Verizon on the FCC's recent move to redefine broadband speeds to be a minimum of 25/3 Mbps.
Sonic, a competitive broadband service provider, is entering the 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) game with plans to deliver service to residential customers in six Northern California communities, including Brentwood.
Cisco may have seen an uptick in its switching portfolio during its second-quarter earnings period, but CEO John Chambers foresees a challenging environment in the service provider market going forward.
Level 3 Communications is enhancing its security portfolio with a new tool called the dedicated denial of service (DDoS) Mitigation Service that it says can help enterprises safeguard their critical data and systems.
Masergy has taken another step forward with its own software-defined networking (SDN) vision by making its Cloud Router generally available for its business customers.
The wireless industry's spotlight on moving to 5G is well documented, but many service providers and vendors like AT&T, Verizon and Ericsson are just as keen to take advantage of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV).