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Mitel to acquire Polycom for $1.96B, enhances conference, video collaboration portfolio

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 acquires Quantum Communications, enhances Pacific Northwest fiber footprint

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's Allstream acquisition closes, but analysts fret over legacy business declines

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 acquires NodePrime, enhances data center management capabilities

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's Oddo: Primus Canada assets are a 'natural extension for our business'

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 acquires Clearview International for $18.9M, adds 30K of Texas-based data center space

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 wraps $10.5B, 3-state acquisition of Verizon wireline properties, plans to expand workforce

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.

Oak Hill Capital snaps up FirstLight Fiber, says it will accelerate company's growth prospects

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 confirms its acquisition of Primus' assets, gains over 250,000 customers

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 acquires DSCI, enhances managed services portfolio, gains Northeast presence

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.