Recent Press Releases

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...

Cross River Fiber Announces Network Expansion Plans

MORRISTOWN, NJ – May 5/10, 2016 – Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, announces today that it plans to expand its network offering...

AT&T Launches Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in Four Cities

AT&T Expands Ultra-Fast Gigabit Internet Speeds in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Kansas City and Oklahoma City. AT&T1 expanded its ultra-fast Internet service today with speeds up to 1 gigabit per...

AT&T Business Fiber Jumps in the Fast Lane with Gigabit Speeds

1 Gigabit per Second Internet Now Available to More Businesses in San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, and Miami. AT&T1 is adding faster Internet speeds for more businesses over AT&T Business...

Top Three Cloud Drivers are Cost Savings, Disaster Recovery and Need for Scalability

According to Level 3 2016 Cloud Survey Conducted by HIMSS Analytics BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 10, 2016 – A new Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) study, conducted by HIMSS Analytics and...

WBL Services Selects RCN Business to Support NFL Draft for Second Consecutive Year

Chicago, IL. – May 10, 2016 – RCN Business, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, video and phone services, announced it was selected for the second consecutive year by WBL...

ZenFi New York Metro Cross-Connects and Access Network Connectivity Available Throughout Manhattan and the Bronx

ZenFi Dark Fiber Solutions Available for Immediate Turn-Up in New York's Largest Carrier Hotels with Extended Connectivity to the Bronx New York, May 9, 2016 – ZenFi, New York's...