Level 3 Communications reported that Core Network Services revenue was a key growth factor, rising 1.7 percent sequentially to $1.4 billion.
As the online video market continues to grow rapidly, streaming providers are looking at new ways to package and deliver content to consumers.
Tom Wheeler was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday as the FCC's new chairman. A former telecom lobbyist and investor, Wheeler was nominated by President Barack Obama in May and will replace acting FCC Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, who took over the post when Julius Genachowski left earlier this year.
Calix reported that Q3 2013 revenue rose 27 percent to $103.6 million, up from $81.3 million in Q3 2012 due to an uptick in its Unified Access portfolio products to both domestic and international service provider customers.
The FCC is addressing service providers' need to resolve long-distance call completion in rural areas by requiring them to record, retain and report rural call completion data.
Telstra, Australia's incumbent telco, said it was able to transmit up to 100 Mbps of bandwidth over existing copper networks leveraging Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 and vectoring technology.
The emerging cloud TV concept became the talk of the town during the recent Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta, Ga.
Pacnet, an emerging submarine cable provider, is offering a 100G wavelength service between the Asia Pacific region and the United States to support what it says are "compute-intensive operations" from service providers and enterprises.
AT&T is putting plans on hold to increase charges for special access services after facing an outcry from its wholesale competitive carrier customers.
A year ago, Hurricane Sandy made landfall just south of New York City. The destructive impact of this superstorm affected wireline networks across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, and changed the way communications service providers prepare for and deal with disasters and other potential causes of large-scale outages. But have providers like Verizon, tw telecom and others done enough to keep customers connected?
CenturyLink overcame a major obstacle with its union workforce as the Communications Workers of America District 7 approved a new four-year labor contract.
The State of Delaware and cloud service provider IPR have introduced the Wilmington Network Access Point, a statewide fiber- and cloud-based network built with partners such as Windstream and Comcast Business to provide services to local businesses.
A Terremark data center outage on Sunday is the latest issue to afflict the Obama administration's troubled HealthCare.gov website.
BT Global has asked the FCC to place caps on the fees AT&T and Verizon can charge for special access services such as TDM-based T1 and DS-3 to "level the playing field," reports The Telegraph.
NTT Communications is enhancing its cloud services portfolio by acquiring Virtela, a managed and cloud services provider, for about $525 million, as well as an 80 percent stake in data center provider RagingWire for $350 million.
AT&T is continuing to ramp up its employee base in North Carolina with a new hiring drive to fill 100 job posts, including about 30 new technician and retail positions, as it expands wireline and wireless services throughout the state.
The cable industry's Q3 2013 earnings season is underway and FierceCable is capturing all of the action.
Brazil is one of America Movil's fastest growing wireline markets, the operator reported, as it added 1.1 million wireline pay-TV and broadband customer revenue generating units in the third quarter.
GTT, a virtual network operator focused on the multinational enterprise segment, has opened a new U.S.-based client service center. Based in Iowa, GTT said this service center will be able to support the increasing number of MNC and wholesale service provider customers that use its global network.
The Mexican government has once again hatched plans to auction off the Federal Electricity Commission's (CFE) 25,000 km state-owned fiber network with hopes that a private service provider will use it to compete with the country's dominant telco, America Movil and increase broadband availability.