AT&T and Verizon continue to enjoy their status as the two top providers in the U.S. Carrier Ethernet market, but it's clear that cable operators are becoming a bigger factor, according to Vertical Systems Group's latest Ethernet Leaderboard.
Level 3 Communications is stepping up its competitive stance in the Northern California market by expanding its local network presence.
Telephone and Data Systems President and CEO LeRoy Carlson told investors this week that he is satisfied with its purchase of regional cable operator Baja Broadband and he foresees similar deals could happen in the future.
tw telecom reported that fourth-quarter revenues rose 5.9 percent to $400 million due to strong enterprise service growth, but it foresees some rocky spending patterns taking place in 2014.
NBC Sports is giving users multiple options to get access to Sochi 2014 Olympic games on multiple devices by making all of the events available online, either live or to download, for authenticated users. Samantha Bookman, managing editor of FierceMarkets' Wireline Group, takes a look at how viewers are accessing the games and the ecosystem that is delivering them to mobile smartphones and tablet computers.
Bell Aliant is enhancing its data center capacity for existing and new business customers, announcing that it will build a $23 million new facility in Saint John, New Brunswick.
Vodafone Ireland is in talks with Irish utility Electricity Supply Board (ESB) about jointly building a Greenfield $545 million fiber to the premises (FTTP) network that would serve 450,000 homes and businesses.
Calix's fourth-quarter 2013 revenue rose 3 percent year-over-year to $94 million, up from $91.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 and meeting the preliminary results it revealed in January.
Chicago's plans to provide some parts of the city with gigabit-capable fiber broadband service came closer to reality as Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office put forward requests for qualifications from service provider partners, the Chicago Tribune reported.
DE-CIX North America, an emerging Internet exchange provider, continues to make progress in establishing a foothold in the U.S. market by expanding its Apollon technology platform to service 111 access points in Manhattan, New Jersey and Long Island.
Verizon is no longer going to let customers sign up for its much talked about Home Monitoring and Control product, reports FierceCable. John Columbus, a Verizon spokesman, said it stopped accepting new orders in October.
AT&T and Google Fiber soon won't be the only 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) game in Austin, Texas, as Grande Communications says it's going to offer its own fiber-based service.
Sprint's wireline revenues were a bit of a mixed bag in the fourth quarter of 2013, rising to $859 million sequentially but down year-over-over year from $949 million in the same period a year ago.
Japan's communications ministry may lift the ban on former state-run incumbent telco NTT, giving it the ability to offer discounts for wireline and wireless service bundles, reports Nikkei Asian Review.
CenturyLink, NTT included in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia/Pacific
CenturyLink and NTT have established themselves as key players in what has become one of the fastest growing regions for cloud services, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on managed hosting providers in Asia Pacific.
The Fiber to the Home Council Americas has named Kevin Morgan, ADTRAN's director of marketing communications, as the new vice chairman for its board of directors.
Rural telcos that are looking at deploying Gbps-based broadband networks will now have more financial assistance after President Obama signed into law the Agriculture Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill.
Arcep, France's telecom regulator, is relying on a new working group to address the emerging fiber to the distribution point (FTTdp) concept, which allows for 200 Mbps speeds and above over existing copper by driving fiber very close to a subscriber's home or premises.
Aeroflex, a microelectronics and test and measurement equipment provider, is strengthening its software defined networking (SDN) capabilities by purchasing Dublin, Ireland-based Shenick Network Systems.
Verizon will finally take the covers off its "One Verizon" initiative, a combination of Verizon Communications and Verizon Wireless, later this month. But what exactly will One Verizon do that Verizon Wireless and Verizon Communications cannot? Mike Dano, executive editor for FierceMarkets' Telecom Group, examines that question in his latest Editor's Corner.