CenturyLink might be gaining the leverage it needs to expand its broadband footprint throughout Seattle if current Mayor Ed Murray is able to ease the telco's ability to place remote terminal (RT) cabinets on sidewalks near residential homes, reports The Seattle Times.
An AT&T U-verse customer in Indianapolis has been receiving threats through her set-top box from an unknown hacker, reports Indianapolis Fox affiliate Fox 59.
Equinix has laid another brick in its growing home U.S. market by opening its fifth operational International Business Exchange (IBX) facility in Dallas, one of its fastest growing markets.
Arista Networks, an emerging switching vendor focused on large data center and computing environment opportunities, filed papers to conduct an initial public offering to raise up to $200 million, reports Reuters.
Brazil's wireline and wireless broadband adoption continues to ramp, surpassing the 140 million mark in February.
Telekom Austria has completed a test of 400G between Zagreb in Croatia and Ljubljana in Slovenia using Alcatel-Lucent equipment over its existing fiber facilities.
AT&T has taken another step in advancing its TDM-to-IP transition, particularly for business and wholesale customers, by expanding its Ethernet service presence.
Verizon may see New York City as one of its key existing FiOS growth markets, but it claims that building owners are not letting the telco's crews install the service, reports The New York World.
Telcos could bear the burden of collecting phone records if a proposed National Security Agency's U.S. phone-data surveillance program is approved by Congress, reports the Wall Street Journal.
tw telecom has revealed that Memphis, Tenn., and Orange County, Calif., are the two latest markets targeted for network expansion as part of its nationwide effort.
Fixed-mobile convergence is set to begin a second chapter, but this time it will be driven by the increase in video consumption on both wireline and wireless networks. Keith Mallinson, a regular FierceWireless columnist, addresses the FMC concept in his latest column.
Equinix continues to be a frontrunner in the colocation market, taking charge of both the North America and EMEA market, while NTT took the top spot in the APAC region in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a Synergy Research Group report.
AT&T is enhancing its small to medium business (SMB) U-verse expansion efforts in the southern states it serves by offering qualifying companies in Alabama and Georgia up to 12 months of free 6 Mbps Internet service.
Verizon has made Palo Alto, Calif., as the main site to conduct research and development for its growing data analytics practice.
Zayo is enhancing its 100G presence in the busy Northeast region by deploying a 100G wavelength network from New York to Ashburn, Va.
While much of the attention of the net neutrality debates between Netflix and major carriers like Comcast and AT&T have focused on having enough last mile bandwidth to the home, the real problem actually resides in the Internet peering backbone points. Sam Bookman, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, examines this issue in her latest Editor's Corner. Read more
Copper retirement, cable wholesale, international expansion and small cells took center stage at COMPTEL Spring 2014
The COMPTEL Plus Spring 2014 showed itself again to be the flagship event for the competitive service provider industry. According to show organizers, the spring event attracted about 1,700 attendees, 70 percent of which were senior-level executives that were ready to conduct deals with other members of the competitive provider industry.
tw telecom is putting a new focus on the Colorado Springs market with plans to nearly double its network reach in southern Colorado.
CenturyLink has been tapped by the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to build a fiber network for three Air Force bases in the Colorado Springs area.