NTT is acquiring Omaha, Neb.-based Solutionary, a pure-play managed security services provider, to expand its cloud-based security service portfolio throughout its worldwide footprint. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
Where will U.S. telcos purchase assets next? Eyes are turning toward Europe, as the continuing economic trouble there makes telecom acquisitions more attractive. But will investors' hopes be dashed in the coming months if AT&T, Verizon, or other carriers balk at a major purchase?
EarthLink has signed an agreement to acquire CenterBeam for $22 million, a move that will enhance its growing base of IT solutions for its growing middle market business customer base.
Telefonica, despite denying a report by Spanish newspaper El Mundo that it received a $93 billion offer from AT&T, saw its stock jump 2.7 percent in Monday morning trading on European exchanges.
CenturyLink is purchasing AppFog, a Platform as a Service provider, according to a report in Tech Crunch citing an unnamed source at the telco.
Birch Communications is expanding its multisite business service capabilities by acquiring Ernest Communications, a voice and data services aggregator, for an undisclosed amount. The new assets will allow Birch to reach business customers across the United States and Canada.
Zayo has enhanced its data center footprint with an additional 15,000 square feet by acquiring Austin-based data center provider Core NAP for an undisclosed sum. The purchase increases Zayo's total data centers to 21.
Bell Canada Enterprises has extended the deadline to complete its $3.4 billion acquisition of Astral Media to July 31 as it awaits final regulatory approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.
Limelight, a cloud-based content delivery network platform provider is reportedly negotiating a deal to be purchased by Verizon.
NBN Co. is bolstering its fiber to the premises network plans by purchasing iiNet's TransACT-branded FTTP network and related infrastructure in the Australian Capital Territory for AUD 9 million (USD 8.79 million).