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Bell Canada's MTS deal gets shareholder thumbs-up

Bell Canada's pending acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services overcame a major hurdle this week as MTS shareholders have voted 99.6 percent in favor of the deal.

Google Fiber acquires Webpass, bolsters fiber network expansion plans

Google Fiber is acquiring Webpass, a San Francisco-based ISP that offers fiber and wireless-based broadband services, in a deal that will enhance the service provider's fiber expansion efforts.

Altice's Cablevision acquisition expands 1 Gbps, business capabilities

Altice is now the fourth largest U.S. cable operator as it completed its $17.7 billion purchase of Cablevision, making it a powerhouse provider of residential broadband and business services.

CS&L acquires Tower Cloud for $230M, enhances dark fiber transport portfolio

Communications Sales & Leasing has acquired Tower Cloud for $230 million in cash and stock, advancing its asset portfolio with a broader set of dark fiber assets and wireless operator relationships.

New Charter overbuild mandate incites rage among regional cable providers, RLECs

Charter Communications' mandate to overbuild into 2 million rural markets is spurring fears amongst regional cable providers and rural ILECs that are fearful they won't be able to compete with the new company.

CenturyLink acquires ElasticBox, enhances hybrid IT service capabilities

CenturyLink has acquired ElasticBox, a multi-cloud application management service provider, in a move that will deepen the telco's multi-cloud and hybrid IT service capabilities.

Dycom acquires network construction assets from Goodman Networks for $108M

Dycom is acquiring various wireline and wireless assets from Goodman Networks for $107.5 million, a move that will enhance its construction capabilities to better respond to its service provider customers' fiber and wireless network expansion efforts.

Verizon says XO deal will not hinder competition for Windstream, other CLECs

Verizon says its pending acquisition of XO Communications' assets will enhance the services it provides to enterprise and wholesale customers, refuting arguments made by Windstream and Transbeam that the deal will hinder the Ethernet over Copper and business data services industry segments.

Frontier blames Verizon's bad data, call center miscommunication for California's outages

Frontier Communications attributes some of the outage and network issues its customers faced in California to corrupt data it received from Verizon after acquiring the telco's wireline assets in three states.

Verizon's XO purchase will stifle EoC choices, say Windstream and Transbeam

Verizon's proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of XO Communications' fiber assets has come under fire from Windstream and Transbeam, which say it could cut off a major alternative source for Ethernet over Copper access.