Mitel has struck a deal to acquire Polycom for $1.96 billion in cash and stock, giving it a set of new conference and video collaboration capabilities.
LS Networks, a Portland, Ore.-based competitive fiber provider, has wrapped its acquisition of Quantum Communications, deepening its footprint in the Pacific Northwest market.
Zayo Group has completed its acquisition of Allstream, a deal that will give it instant access into Canada, but some financial analysts are concerned that that Allstream's legacy service declines will remain a near-term drag.
Ericsson has acquired NodePrime, a San Francisco-based data center management startup, enhancing its efforts to help service providers configure and manage data center hardware.
Birch Communications has put the final touches on its acquisition of Canada's Primus, giving it an instant presence across key parts of the country.
Zayo Group has completed its $18.9 million acquisition of Texas-based Clearview International, bolstering its data center holdings with an additional 30,000 square feet of colocation space.
Frontier has completed its $10.5 billion acquisition of Verizon's wireline operations in California, Texas and Florida, a deal that nearly doubles the mainly rural telco's size.
FirstLight Fiber, a competitive provider that has found a growing niche in New York and Northern New England competing with FairPoint and Comcast Business, has agreed to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital.
Birch Communications confirmed that it is moving forward with its acquisition of Primus, expanding its service footprint with over 250,000 business and consumer customers. The deal also includes 20,000 customers in the United States and Puerto Rico.
TelePacific is acquiring Waltham, Mass.-based service provider DSCI, giving immediate presence in the Northeast U.S. and a broader set of managed service capabilities.