The major smartphone industry leaders, including Google, Apple and Microsoft, are gearing up to debut a number of new enhancements to their smartphone operating systems over the next few months. What should we expect from these rollouts?
CenturyLink has taken another step forward with its Asia-Pacific data center expansion effort, announcing that it has extended its services into the Australian market through a partnership with Data-Center-as-a-Service provider NEXTDC Limited.
Verizon continued to expand and enhance its wireline and FiOS services in Northeast cities and towns throughout 2014, but the telco has not indicated if it would make fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) investments in any other regions.
While América Móvil says its first-quarter wireline revenues rose 9.2 percent in the first quarter, it wasn't enough to offset the company's 42 percent profit decline.
Lightower Fiber Networks snapped up Fibertech Networks in a $1.9 billion all-cash deal that will create a fiber powerhouse in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions of the United States.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to outshine its four key competitors in the cloud infrastructure market, according to a new Synergy Group report.
AT&T, Verizon and Windstream are among a group of Tier 1 service providers that are joining the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) to drive the next phase of the organization's Ethernet Interconnect Points (EIP) project to develop common guidelines service providers can use to interconnect their Ethernet networks when pursuing out-of-territory opportunities.
Birch Communications is enhancing its multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) product with greater reach and the addition of new service delivery elements for existing and new business customers.
Facing intense regulatory pressure, Comcast has killed its proposed acquisition of No. 2 MSO Time Warner Cable and will "move on," Chairman-CEO Brian Roberts said in a statement.
FCC Assistant Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) Chief Matt DelNero will take over the top position within the bureau when current Bureau Chief Julie Veach leaves the post on May 22, the government agency said.
Verizon and Level 3 have agreed to make nice. The two potentially contentious telecom players have entered into a long-term bilateral interconnection agreement to ensure "that customers on the two networks can continue to exchange data in an effective and efficient matter," said a Verizon blog post by Libby Jacobson, director of digital communications.
The digital divide is being sliced in two Western states where a rural telecommunications provider, Nemont Telephone Cooperative of Scobey, Mont., and the city of Santa Fe, N.M., have taken it upon themselves to fill the gap between narrowband and broadband.
USTelecom has taken its position against the FCC's reclassification of broadband as a Title II telecommunications service to the next step, filing a "non-binding statement of issues" with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
AT&T has completed the third largest corporate bond sale--$17.5 billion--to help pay for its DirecTV acquisition.
As expected, Google unveiled its "Project Fi" MVNO yesterday, but is it a game-changer?
Windstream has nabbed a nine-year multi-million dollar contract with the General Services Administration's (GSA) Public Building Service green buildings initiative.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has told the FCC he likes the idea of a combined AT&T DirecTV because it will mean good things for the Golden State.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure that should help companies deal with the privacy and financial issues surrounding cybersecurity attacks.
Small business customers in the Midwest with as few as five phone lines will now have access to a hosted VoIP solution from Wide Open West (WOW!).
There seems to be a disconnect between Verizon's plans to break apart FiOS video bundles and the way those who provide content for those bundles feel. FiOS, as the company reported in its earnings call earlier this week, is a bright spot in the sagging wireline space and Verizon is hoping to enhance that business by giving customers more choice.