USConnnect Holdings, a rural telco cooperative, purchased six additional independent providers, bringing its total to seven local exchange carriers and their affiliates with operations in five states.
Comcast is capitalizing on the Winter Olympics as an event to not only drive more subscribers to its cloud-based x1 platform, but also to potentially lure other operators to license the platform for their own cable systems. Steve Donohue, editor of FierceCable, examines the possibilities in his latest special report.
Zayo reported that its fiscal quarter revenue grew 14 percent year-on-year to $273.6 million due to organic growth and acquisitions of other regional fiber-based providers throughout the past year.
Wireless backhaul growth is set to become a revenue haven for edge router vendors like Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Juniper Networks, according to a new Dell'Oro report.
Fibertech Networks has reached another milestone in its wireless backhaul service drive, activating an outdoor fiber-based metro small site for a wireless operator carrying commercial traffic.
Alcatel-Lucent's IP routing results were a bit of a mixed bag in the fourth quarter, declining 5.2 percent year-over-year to $754 million while segment sales grew 10.3 percent for the full year 2013.
CenturyLink is striking back at local cable competitors by offering its symmetrical 1 Gbps fiber-based services to Salt Lake City-area small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) that reside in multi-tenant unit (MTU) office buildings.
Google is welcoming any app developer to become part of its Chromecast offering if they are willing to meet its terms. How many companies will take advantage of its invitation? Josh Wein, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, explores Chromecast's app potential in his latest Editor's Corner.
Vermont's troubled Burlington Telecom is working to settle its $33.5 million lawsuit with Citibank, one of its key investors, for $10.5 million, reports the Burlington Free Press.
SaskTel has taken another step to connect more rural communities to broadband, announcing that it will start offering up to 10 Mbps DSL service in 21 new communities.
Level 3 Communications reported that its Core Network Services (CNS) revenues continued to be a big factor in its Q4 2013 earnings, rising 4.1 percent year-over-year to $1.4 billion.
Syringa Networks, an independent regional wholesale and business service provider, has lit up more ADVA Optical Networking FSP 3000 platforms to accommodate new wholesale Fiber to the Tower (FTTT) and business services demands.
Integra is continuing its aggressive Ethernet buildout strategy, expanding its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network to another 43 fiber-fed ILEC Local Serving Offices (LSOs).
Masergy is giving its North American customers another option to get to the cloud by offering access to Amazon's Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect.
Now that the game is over, wireless operators are touting how their networks performed during Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday. FierceWireless, in partnership with Nexgen Wireless, took a look at how the carriers performed during this year's biggest football game.
Cologix is establishing a presence in Ohio's data center market, announcing that it has closed a deal to acquire DataCenter.BZ in Columbus, Ohio.
Bell Aliant's Fiber to the Home (FTTH) FibreOP subscriber base topped 185,000 during the fourth quarter as it added 18,000 fiber-based Internet customers.
The FCC is doubling down on the investment to connect schools and libraries by allocating $2 billion over the next two years to support broadband service. An estimated 20 million students in at least 15,000 schools will get access to a broadband connection through the expanded program.
Alaska Communications is scaling its IT and managed service capabilities by acquiring the remaining 51 percent stake it did not own in TekMate, one of the state's major IT services firms.