Recent Press Releases

Unite Private Networks Announces Expansion of Dallas, TX Network

Dallas, TX (May 24, 2016) – Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks is pleased to announce a recent network expansion in Dallas,...

GTT to Present at June Investor Conferences

McLean, VA, May 25, 2016 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, will present at the following investor conferences in...

Founder and longtime Chairman of TDS, LeRoy T. Carlson, passes away at 100

CHICAGO, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- LeRoy (Roy) T. Carlson founder and Chairman Emeritus of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS](TDS), passed away, on Monday, May 23. Roy was 100 years...

ShoreTel Announces Expectations for Fiscal Year 2017 Hosted Revenue Growth

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple unified communications (UC) solutions and phone systems, today announced its...

Windstream Expands Metro Fiber Network in Richmond

Expansion is part of Windstream's multi-city campaign to connect even more data centers & commercial buildings to company's national backbone RICHMOND, Va., May 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)...

Comcast Business begins selling Microsoft Office 365 through its cloud marketplace

SMBs can utilize Comcast Business Cloud Desk Agents to help implement Office 365 PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Comcast Business today announced that Microsoft Office 365 is now available through its cloud...

Arctic Fibre Acquired by Quintillion Networks

Toronto, Ontario, CanadaMay 18, 2016 –Quintillion Subsea Holdings LLC ("Quintillion") has acquired the assets of Arctic Fibre as part of a plan to build a submarine fibre...

Windstream names Beth A. Lackey as senior vice president of carrier operations

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that Beth A. Lackey has been appointed senior vice president of carrier...

USA FIBER Signs Resource Sharing Agreement With State of Maryland

Ashburn Express Cable System To Leverage Unique Resource Share Right of Way And Connect Baltimore, Howard County and Montgomery County to Ashburn, VA ASHBURN, Va., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --...

MetTel Launches Enhanced SD-WAN Solution

Leading provider extends offering with SD- WAN Solution for Enterprise & Mid-Market Customers NEW YORK, NY (May 17, 2015) – MetTel, a leading communications solutions provider for...

AT&T Launches Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in the Bay Area

Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per Second Available on the AT&T GigaPower Network in parts of the San Francisco and San Jose Metro Areas MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA., May 17, 2016 — AT&T1 today launched...

Nearly 1.1 million added broadband in 1Q 2016

Cable Companies Added Over One Million Broadband Subscribers Again in the Quarter Durham, NH -- May 16, 2016 -- Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) found that the seventeen largest cable and...

Carrier Software-Defined Networking Market to Grow at a 98 Percent CAGR from 2015 to 2020

By Michael Howard, senior research director and advisor, carrier networks, IHS Technology Analysis For the past several years, the telecom industry has been moving toward a major network and...

8x8 Claims Top Spot in UCaaS Scorecard for Third Consecutive Year

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 10, 2016) – IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today released excerpts from its 2016 UC as a Service (UCaaS) Scorecard:...

Hibernia Networks and Transtelco Augment IP Service Platform to Address Growing Demand

Three-fold increase in IP Transit capacity expands relationship between the two complementary network providers to better serve customers DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hibernia Networks, a...

Frontier Communications Outlines Action Plan in Florida

Tampa, Fla. – On Wednesday, May 11, Frontier Communications executives met with Florida attorney general Pam Bondi to discuss and address her concerns with the transition of Tampa Bay area...

City of Los Angeles to Tap Into CENIC's CalREN, California's High-Speed Research Internet Backbone

Berkeley and La Mirada, California, May 12, 2016 – As the first large city government to join CENIC, California's ultra-fast 100Gbps research and education network, Los Angeles will build...

EarthLink extends reach of its carrier services portfolio by enabling nationwide multi-servie access and nationwide wholesale Internet access

Once regional MPLS/Ethernet & Internet Access services now available over expanded footprint; portal makes it simple to quote/implement solutions customized to end-user need ATLANTA – May...

AT&T Awarded Contract Worth Up To $74.6 Million to Support U.S. Defense

VIENNA, Va., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is the sole awardee of a contract worth up to $74.6 million over five years, if all options are exercised, from the Defense Information Systems...

Verizon Enterprise Solutions to launch new cloud backup service powered by Actifio

Leading copy data virtualization platform will enable Verizon enterprise customers to embrace hybrid cloud, accelerate application development, and improve business resiliency BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and...