Recent Press Releases

GVTC chooses Data Foundry as hub for wholesale Ethernet business operation

SMITHSON VALLEY, July 19, 2016 — GVTC Communications has selected Data Foundry's, state-of-the-art, Texas 1 facility as an interconnection point for the company's recently launched...

Midco Finishes $5-Million Western ND Fiber Extension

July 22, 2016 – Williston, ND: Midco recently completed construction on new fiber lines running its services from Williston to Bismarck. The 106-mile network extension connects Williston,...

Schultz elected to Shenandoah Telecommunications Board

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company announced that at its July 18, 2016 meeting, its Board of Directors elected Leigh Ann Schultz to serve as a Director of the corporation. Ms. Schultz is currently...

Zayo Group announced completion of term loan repricing

$361 Million Tranche Made Fungible With Existing Term Loan B-1 BOULDER, Colo. – July 22, 2016 – Zayo Group, LLC ("Zayo"), a subsidiary of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO),...

Unite Private Networks Announces Network Expansion for Kidwell

Network will extend throughout the Old Mill Area Lincoln, NE (July 20, 2016) –Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks is...

CenturyLink to reduce annual power consumption by approximately 22,000 MW-hours

Energy savings could power approximately 2,000 homes annually MONROE, La. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will reduce network power consumption by approximately 22,000 megawatt-hours a year...

Fiberoptics Company Fatbeam Donates Private Fiber Line to UI Cybersecurity Center

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho — July 20, 2016 — The University of Idaho's Research Park received a technological boost this year thanks to local broadband fiber provider Fatbeam. Fatbeam,...

Ethernet and NBASE-T Alliances to Host Joint Plugfest to Drive Widespread Deployment of Next Generation 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps Ethernet Technology

Industry-Wide Event Scheduled for October 2016 to Demonstrate Multi-Vendor Interoperability BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capitalizing on the groundbreaking market impact of the most deployed...

GCI Launches Mega Data Plan

GCI terabyte offer means customers can play 12,000 hours of online games per month ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — GCI RED internet customers will now have more available data, up to one terabyte from 750...

C&W Networks Selects Cologix to Unlock Traditional Connections Between North and South America

DENVER, CO and JACKSONVILLE, FL and MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2016) -Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and data center company, announced today that C&W Networks, a...

AT&T Ranked Highest in J.D. Power 2016 Business Wireline Customer Satisfaction Study

AT&T Ranked "Highest In Customer Satisfaction with Small/Medium Business Wireline Service, 2 Years in a Row" DALLAS, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest J.D. Power 2016 Business...

AT&T Reports Second-Quarter Results Including DIRECTV Acquisition

Including DIRECTV Acquisition Consolidated revenues of $40.5 billion, up more than 22% Operating income up 13.6% Net income up 10.6% Cash from operations of $10.3 billion, up 12.5% Free cash flow of...

CenturyLink taps Aqua Comms for high-capacity connection between New York and London

Next-Generation Transatlantic Subsea Cable System America-Europe Connect Supports CenturyLink's International Operations DUBLIN, Ireland – July 20, 2016 — Aqua Comms Limited, a...

$63 B of WDM Equipment Expected to Ship Over Next Five Years, According to Dell'Oro Group

WDM Equipment Market to Grow Over 40 Percent During Forecast Period REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly released report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market...

Verizon awarded Networx contract extensions from U.S. General Services Administration

NEW YORK – The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded extensions to Verizon for contracts held by the company under the agency's Networx program. The contract extensions will...

SaskTel plans to enhance its High Speed Fusion Internet network in rural Saskatchewan

July 20, 2016 SaskTel today announced that it will be making enhancements to its High Speed Fusion Internet network in a number of rural areas in the province. SaskTel will be installing additional...

2016 Democratic National Convention Selects Level 3 as an Official Video Transport Services Provider

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT) has been selected by the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) to serve as an Official Video Transport...

Telecom Carriers Call for Peer Review of FCC's Business Broadband Report

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must, under federal statutes, submit for peer review a revised assessment of competition in the business data...

AT&T and Orange Collaborate on Open Source and Standardization Initiatives for Software-Defined Networking

Intelligence Moved from Customer Hardware to Network, Reducing Cost and Complexity DALLAS and PARIS, July 20, 2016 – AT&T* and Orange have signed an agreement to collaborate on open source...

AT&T, IBEW Reach Two Tentative Agreements Covering Former DIRECTV Employees

Two Agreements Cover About 3,000 Employees in 14 States DALLAS, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has reached two tentative agreements with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers...