AT&T will soon start offering its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service to consumer and business customers in parts of Research Triangle and Winston-Salem, N.C.
In the LTE downlink speed race, Verizon Wireless is the top carrier, taking a lead over competitors T-Mobile US, AT&T and Sprint.
AT&T is using the holiday season to "thank" its customers with planned rate hikes for both U-verse TV and broadband services that will go into effect early next year.
G.fast, the new standard that proposes the delivery of speeds of 1 Gbps over existing copper wire, has gained final approval from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
CenturyLink is acquiring DataGardens, a Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) provider based in Edmonton, Alberta, a move that immediately enhances the disaster recovery capabilities of its cloud service portfolio.
Windstream Hosted Solutions is revitalizing its managed service set with new Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services that are provided through a partnership with Imperva.
Frontier Communications is looking to lure more sticky residential customers by serving up its "Threebie" triple-play broadband, TV and voice service bundle.
A new Parks Associates survey reveals that 10 percent of U.S. households purchased a streaming video device this year, with Roku being the top choice amongst consumers.
Southern Telecom, the telecom subsidiary of electric utility Southern Company, has added more dark fiber to its service diet with an expansion of its existing network and additions to the number of on-net buildings in Atlanta and Birmingham, Ala.
Alaska Communications (ACS) has reached a deal to sell off its remaining wireless assets for $300 million to GCI Communications in a move that it says will help it deleverage its balance sheet while sharpening its focus on residential and business broadband services.
Comcast Business is taking on AT&T and Cox Business in Atlanta's metro fiber service market with plans to offer 10 Gbps services to area businesses.
Comcast Business is broadening its presence in Vermont, extending its fiber-based Ethernet services throughout five communities in Bennington County.
CenturyLink has added cloud data center services, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service product, to the list of available services it can provide to its federal government agency customers via General Services Administration (GSA)'s Networx Universal contract.
AT&T is continuing in its ongoing battle to stamp out would-be municipal broadband competitors with its latest move to challenge Chanute, Kan., from building a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network that could deliver 1 Gbps service to residential and business customers.
Wireline revenue will continue to decline by 1 percent in 2014 and 2015, according to credit rating firm Moody's. However, the rate of decline should improve as telcos like AT&T and Verizon see growth in residential TV and broadband services.
Zayo has begun deploying small cell sites in Indianapolis for a large wireless operator, a win that illustrates the service provider's aggressive movement into this growing space is paying off.
Verizon's ongoing war of words with Hopewell Township, N.J.'s officials over telephone service quality and lack of fruitful broadband service shows that consumers' desire for high speed wireline broadband is just as prevalent in rural markets as it is in large cities.
Comcast and Charter have been actively rolling out new cloud-based user guides for their users, but their approaches vary widely.
CenturyLink has become the latest service provider to protest against the pending Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger, saying that if the deal is approved, it will increase content costs for emerging telco TV players like itself that don't have the same scale and impede competition.
SummitIG will provide dark fiber connectivity services to QTS Realty Trust's data center campus in Richmond, Va., a sign of the growing trend to extend fiber-based services to colocation centers.