Spirent is bolstering its voice and video over IP communications, including voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities, by reaching a $25 million deal to purchase Radvision's Technology Business Unit (TBU).
Vodafone Ireland and Irish electricity utility ESB are emerging as a new broadband challenger to incumbent telco eircom with a $615 million investment to build a fiber to the building (FTTB)-based broadband network that will deliver speeds ranging from 200 Mbps to 1 Gbps.
Allstream is employing NetCracker's NetCracker 9 suite to enhance its end-to-end order management and service fulfillment capabilities for its growing business customer base.
The Supreme Court on ruled on June 25 that Aereo's subscription video on demand service, which streams broadcast signals received via small antennas to DVRs and ultimately subscribers, violated copyright laws. Samantha Bookman, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, takes a look at the Supreme Court's decision and its impact on the online video, broadcasting and cable segments.
Zayo has filed the necessary paperwork with U.S. regulators to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) with hopes of raising up to $100 million.
Google Fiber announced that it's going to extend the sign-up process for residents who want its fiber to the home (FTTH) service in Provo, Utah, through September.
TDS Telecom has completed its latest broadband stimulus project around Salem, Ky., bringing service to area businesses and more than 650 residents--nearly 100 more than it projected in its funding application.
KPN has introduced four new wireline broadband packages, offering a new range of speeds and bundles over its existing copper and growing fiber to the home (FTTH) last mile networks.
All of the top wireless operators spend a lot of their energy touting how many people their networks cover or the speeds their LTE networks can deliver. However, a new FierceWireless report reveals that the more important metric is how much spectrum the carriers have to support their LTE services--and where exactly they have it across the country.
Zayo announced its acquisition of Atlanta data center and managed services provider AtlantaNAP, a purchase that will expand its data center count to 28 locations.
The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau has initiated the Connect America Phase II challenge process for price cap territories.
Telecom New Zealand will become Spark New Zealand as of Aug. 8, a move that the service provider says better reflects its ongoing movement away from being just another provider of home telephone service to a multi-element service provider.
Verizon is sweetening the FiOS user experience by giving users access to a two-month virtual concert on demand through a partnership with Music Choice and supplemented with additional concert content from AXS TV and Concert TV.
San Francisco and San Jose, Calif., incorporated Hotspot 2.0 roaming and encryption capabilities into their existing public Wi-Fi hotspot service in partnership with Ruckus Wireless and Global Reach.
Involta has secured $50 million in an equity financing round from M/C Partners, enabling it to make acquisitions, provide shareholder liquidity and support the growth of its colocation and managed services throughout the United States.
Frontier Communications may not be a wireless operator, but the telco has launched a new service that allows its business customers to send and receive text messages using their existing phone numbers via a partnership with Zipwhip.
The WAN Optimization (WANOP) market declined 12 percent sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 due to seasonality and softening demand for equipment, Dell'Oro Group reports.
Alpheus Communications is going to spend up to $12 million to increase its fiber network footprint in Houston and Dallas, a move that will enable it to better respond to multi-site businesses that are looking for alternative sources to connect their office locations and data centers.