Google Fiber, according to a Twitter post, is installing its fiber-based Internet and video service in Provo, Utah.
Cloud services provider Alteva reported that unified communications revenues jumped 12 percent year-over-year to $4 million, contributing 54 percent of the company's total revenues of $7.5 million.
Birch Communications is now offering its small and medium-sized business customers three new speed options, including 12, 18, and 24 Mbps options, as a way to extend higher speeds to a segment whose options typically consist of expensive T-1 or cable modem services.
A proposed online video bill by Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John D. Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) called Consumer Choice in Online Video Act has potential, but industry watchers are quick to point out that it will face protest from incumbent cable operators and the broadcast industry.
Consolidated Communications may still be integrating SureWest into its fold, but according to CFO Steve Childers the service provider is hungry to pursue new deals that allow it to diversify its revenue streams.
Verizon may have halted further builds of its FiOS network into new markets, but where it is converting problem copper-based customers to the fiber-based service it's finding that customers like purchasing speeds of 50 Mbps and higher.
Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics fiber to the home network has become the regional telco's savior in its wireline business, passing over 258,000 homes and businesses at the end of Q3 2013.
Cable operators may be able to provide faster speeds over their existing HFC networks, but according to a recent MoffettNathanson report their flow share (share of net adds) declined year-over-year during Q3 2013.
CenturyLink will start offering its Prism IPTV service in Highlands Ranch, Colo., marking its first move into the Denver-area market, reports the Denver Business Journal. After introducing the service earlier this summer in Colorado Springs, Highlands Ranch becomes the telco's thirteenth IPTV market.
Alpheus Communications, a growing competitive metro-regional fiber provider, has introduced a new 100G managed optical wavelength service targeting carriers that have higher bandwidth needs between and in Texas' DASH market.
Hawaiian Telcom reported that Q3 2013 consumer revenues rose 2.4 percent to $35.3 million due to an increase in IPTV and broadband subscribers.
TDS Telecom has completed a part of its ARRA -funded broadband Internet project around Center and Cedar Bluff, Ala., making services accessible to some residents living in the area.
Alcatel-Lucent is once again looking for another suitor to purchase its enterprise division as part of a broader goal to cut $1.34 billion in assets, reports Reuters, citing a number of unnamed sources.
PTGi Holding, a global wholesale provider to wireless and wireline operators, has asked to be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange as part of a broader effort to reduce operational costs.
Tom Wheeler, the FCC's new chairman, may have a strong wireless background after serving as president of CTIA for 11 years, but he said in an interview with FierceWireless that his role today is to be an "advocate for the American public."
8x8 is bolstering its network and service capabilities in the UK and Europe by acquiring Voicenet Solutions, a cloud business telephony and communications provider, for $18.4 million. After meeting customary closing conditions, 8x8 said it expects the sale to close before the end of 2013.
Zayo Group reported that a mix of new net installations and the addition of new customers and network facilities from acquisitions drove up fiscal first quarter revenue 10 percent to $264.3 million.
CenturyLink is working to repair a cut on a submarine cable that connects Washington state's San Juan Islands to the mainland. The network outage has left island residents and businesses without access to phone or Internet service for the past week and prompted San Juan County officials to declare a state of emergency.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is enhancing its cloud services suite with more big data analytics capabilities by adding Cloudera's Enterprise 5 capabilities to its portfolio.
Level 3 Communications is responding to the need for higher-quality content delivery by expanding its CDN footprint with new points of presence in five regions, including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.