Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America union said they will reveal the results of the strike authorization votes taken over the last two weeks during a rally to be held on Saturday.
Juniper Networks is confident that security will be a key revenue driver in the next year for the company as more service providers and enterprise customers purchase its SRX platform and security software.
AT&T is confident that its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home is on track and is happy with the subscriber take rates it is seeing thus far in the markets where it is delivering the service. That's according to CFO John Stephens, who said the carrier is sticking to its buildout commitments.
Hawaiian Telcom is seeing more service providers and content providers continue to purchase capacity on its portion of the South-East Asia-United States (SEA-US) submarine cable system, coming close to $30 million in sales.
Cisco's new CEO Chuck Robbins is wasting no time making his impression on the company by selling off its set-top box business to French media technology conglomerate Technicolor and realigning the company's Internet of Everything and cloud activities.
Verizon and the Communications Workers of America union continue to be at odds over how to structure pension benefits for a new labor contract. The current contract expires on Aug. 1.
Canada's large incumbent telcos, including Telus, Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and others, must continue to provide special access to competitive carriers for wholesale services--and now must make their fiber networks available, too, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has ruled.
Infinera's CEO is seeing continual demand for 100G optical equipment from its mix of traditional telco and emerging data center customers for its Cloud Xpress product line. Speaking to investors during its second-quarter 2015 earnings call, Tom Fallon said customers see 100G as a key requirement.
I talked to Neela Jacques, executive director of OpenDaylight, in FierceTelecom's first Twitter chat on Friday, July 24, at 3:00 p.m. EDT. OpenDaylight is a group dedicated to developing open processes for business and technical issues related to the implementation of SDN and NFV, which are being embraced by a growing number of service providers in both the telco and cable community such as AT&T and Comcast. Check out the transcript of our chat.
TDS continues to make progress with its 1 Gbps FTTH rollout, adding Bagley, Wis., and surrounding areas to its growing rural service footprint.
Cloud service adoption will provide benefits to server vendors. Beginning in 2015, a Dell'Oro Group report says, cloud data centers will become the key growth driver for server shipments while shipments into enterprise data centers will drop.
CenturyLink continues to ramp up its global data center footprint, completing expansions in six major markets in its U.S. and international footprint that have enabled it to boost data center capacity to over 185 megawatts.
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has put forward an additional $85 million in funding that it says is dedicated to increasing broadband Internet access in seven states. This funding consists of $74.8 million in telecom loans and $11 million in Community Connect grants.
AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV may have gotten the green light from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, but in giving his support he has asked the telco to stick to its word on its FTTH expansion and not discriminate against online video competitors like Netflix whose applications run over its broadband network.
Global Capacity has lit a new metro fiber ring in the Washington, D.C., area, a build that will expand the availability of its One Marketplace network over more of its own network facilities in key U.S. Internet markets.
A high level Verizon executive says that the telco expects that, due to the changes they want to make in order to control costs, the negotiation process with union workers represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will take time to complete.
Frontier Communications said in an FCC filing that it is on track with the broadband expansions it promised to make when it purchased Verizon's rural assets in 2010 and AT&T's Connecticut wireline assets in 2014.
As service providers like AT&T and CenturyLink ramp up their hardware-to-software transition plans, IHS Infonetics forecasts that the network functions virtualization (NFV) hardware, software and services market will reach $11.6 billion in 2019, up from $2.3 billion in 2015.
AT&T was awarded a contract to deploy a new next-gen 911 system for the State of Kansas from the state's 911 Coordinating Council.
PEG Bandwidth has acquired W.L. Gore & Associates' 48-mile fiber network, a deal that will deepen its network reach in Delaware and Maryland to address a mix of enterprise and service provider wholesale opportunities.