Recent Press Releases

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...

Tower Cloud Establishes New Point of Presence at Colo Atl

Colo Atl Serves as Mission-Critical Facility for One of Southeast US' Largest Tower Backhaul and High-Speed Networking Providers ATLANTA, July 19, 2016 – Colo Atl, the leading provider of...

FirstLight Fiber Solves Colby-Sawyer College's Need for Speed

Internet Upgrade Enhances Learning Capabilities for 1,100 Students at New Hampshire-Based College Albany, NY – July 19, 2016 – FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth...

Verizon begins lab testing NG-PON2 technology

Ericsson/Calix and ADTRAN selected for technology trial NEW YORK -- As Verizon advances toward implementing new technology on its fiber optic infrastructure, the company has reached a critical...

AT&T Invests More Than $3 Billion Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Illinois

CHICAGO, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At AT&T1, we invested more than $3 billion in our Illinois wireless and wired networks during 2013 - 2015. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades...

More than 50% of U.S. broadband households will have a smart home controller by 2020

Research firm's NUMBERS™ service provides forecasts for sales and adoption of smart home controllers, IP cameras, and home security for the U.S., Europe, and Asia Parks Associates today...

Network Functions Virtualization Market Worth Over $15 Billion by 2020, Says IHS Markit

NFV software to account for bulk of revenue LONDON (July 19, 2016) – The global network functions virtualization (NFV) market, which includes NFV hardware, software and services, will be worth...

By 2017 half of server units will ship to the cloud, according to Dell'Oro Group

Macro-Economic Uncertainty and Brexit Set to Accelerate Cloud Adoption REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – July 11, 2016 – According to a recently published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted...

EarthLink announces acquisition of Boston Retail Partners to expand its technology consulting offering for retailers

ATLANTA — July 15, 2016 — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences, today announced it has acquired...

CenturyLink wins OCC disaster recovery services contract

WASHINGTON CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract to provide disaster recovery services to theOffice of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). CenturyLink will help the OCC...

Major carrier selects Zayo for national dark fiber solution

20-year agreement with $50 million in value BOULDER, Colo. – July 15, 2016 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a major U.S. carrier for a dark fiber network that...

AT&T Simplifies Networking, Helps Save Costs for Businesses in 76 Countries and Territories

DALLAS, July 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is launching a transformative solution that lets businesses easily and flexibly manage their network services. With AT&T Network Functions on...

Major carrier selects Zayo for national dark fiber solution

20-year agreement with $50 million in value BOULDER, Colo. – July 15, 2016 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a major U.S. carrier for a dark fiber network that...

Global Colocation Solutions Provider CyrusOne Completes New Data Hall at Phoenix Data Center Campus

CyrusOne's Chandler II Data Center Facility (Photo: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (CONE) has completed construction...

Lumos Networks to hosts second quarter 2016 earnings call on August 3, 2016

WAYNESBORO, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lumos Networks Corp. (NASDAQ: LMOS) will host a conference call with financial analysts at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday August 3, 2016 to discuss its operating and...

Enginuity Communications, Inc. Acquires Assets of Pulsecom

St. Charles, IL July 18, 2016 --- Enginuity Communications, Inc., a leading manufacturer of service interface products for fiber and copper networks, announces the acquisition of assets of Pulse...