Recent Press Releases

IBEW Members Ratify Verizon Contract

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 725,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including construction, utilities, manufacturing,...

CWA Members Overwhelmingly Approve Verizon Contracts

Contracts cement historic victory for nearly 40,000 wireline workers, wireless retail workers, and wireless technicians following seven-week strike Verizon workers along the East Coast overwhelmingly...

Zayo launches new DDoS mitigation service

Enhanced security solution safeguards traffic BOULDER, Colo. – June 16, 2016 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO), the global leader in Communications Infrastructure, introduced a new...

Ultra-Fast AT&T Gigabit Internet Speeds Spread Quickly Across North Carolina in the First 18 Months

AT&T GigaPower Now Reaches Customers in over 15 Communities across 5 Major Metros in North Carolina Available at Nearly 20,000 Apartments at over 80 Apartment Complexes CHARLOTTE, June 16, 2016...

Frontier Communications Appoints Craig L. Collins as Sr. Vice President of Commercial Sales and Operations for West Region

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) has appointed Craig L. Collins, an experienced telecommunications industry leader, as senior vice president, commercial sales...

CenturyLink, carriers will file motion to strike flawed data analysis from FCC business data services proposal

WASHINGTON – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will file a motion to strike the "irretrievably flawed" data framework underlying the Federal Communications Commission's recent...

Mediacom Business Expands Fan Experience at Iowa Speedway with Reliable and Secure WiFi

Des Moines, IA – June 16, 2016 – Just one year ago, Iowa Speedway called upon Mediacom Business, a division of Mediacom Communications Corporation, to provide Gigabit+ broadband speed for...

GTT Expands Asia-Pacific Presence with New Services in Sydney

McLean, VA, June 16, 2016 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that it has increased its presence in...

Windstream exchanges half of CS&L equity stake to reduce debt

Windstream exchanges half of CS&L equity stake to reduce debt LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NYSE:WIN, news, filings) today announced it has closed a transaction to transfer approximately...

Slic Networks Painlessly Upgrades Internet Service Customers in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties

Speeds are Doubled, While Monthly Bills Stay the Same Potsdam, NY-- June 15, 2016--Just in time for the summer holiday season Slic Network Solutions residential customers in St. Lawrence and Franklin...

CANARIE, StarLight and Ciena Complete 300G Trial

Shows the ability to provide 50 percent more capacity at longer distance to meet growing demand from scientific research, OTT, disaster recovery and DCI applications HANOVER, Md. — 06/15/2016...

Data center Ethernet switch 40 GE sales surge in !Q16 on strong cloud demand, according to Dell'Oro Group

100 GE Adoption Expected to Pick Up by End of 2016 REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 10, 2016 – According to a recent report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the...

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in New York City

Staten Island expansion serves borough while providing diverse bypass around Manhattan, ideal for latency-sensitive applications and route diversity BOXBOROUGH, MA —June 15, 2016 —...

Onvoy Continues Mission to Increase Scale and Expand Capabilities with Agreement to Acquire ANPI

Onvoy to Purchase ANZ Communications, LLC, the Parent Company of ANPI MINNEAPOLIS, MN - June 14, 2016 - Onvoy, LLC, a fast-growing leader in Communications Infrastructure Enablement, announced the...

Barefoot Networks Unveils Breakthrough Switching Technology: the World's First Fully Programmable Switches that Also Happen to be the Fastest Switches Ever Built

Barefoot Networks First to Make Networks Fully Programmable All the Way Down to the Wire Palo Alto, Calif. – June 14, 2016Barefoot Networks launched today from stealth, revealing...

CenturyLink acquires multi-cloud platform startup ElasticBox

Deal enhances CenturyLink's ability to deliver end-to-end network, multi-cloud and hybrid IT services to business customers globally MONROE, La., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc....

FTS Fiber Begins Construction of 110-Mile Fiber Network to Bring Gigabit Speed Internet to Maryland Residents

Chestertown, Md. - June 13, 2016 - FTS today officially starts construction of a 110-mile fiber network in Kent County, Md., providing an infrastructure that will make high-speed Internet available...

Fiber Optic Broadband Boosts Value of Multifamily Homes

Nashville, TN – During today's FTTH Connect 2016 conference, the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas released a study finding fiber broadband increases rental and property values in...

PON, cable equipment sales push up broadband access market, according to Dell'Oro Group

DOCSIS 3.1 Capable Platforms Spur Cable Access Concentrator Investment REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 6, 2016 – As reported in a recently published report from Dell'Oro Group, the...

Frontier Communications Appoints Jacqueline R. Kinney Vice President of State Government Affairs for California

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) announced today the appointment of Jacqueline R. Kinney as vice president of state government affairs for California. This...