Zayo Group has launched a new usage-based Ethernet product called FlexConnect, targeting the needs of business customers that need more options for cloud and data center connectivity.
AT&T will soon begin offering unlimited broadband data services to its wired U-verse Internet customers, an offering that does not have any caps on usage. As FierceTelecom Editor Sean Buckley notes, the offering is an effort by AT&T to keep wired Internet customers from fleeing to cable operators like Comcast.
AT&T will soon begin offering unlimited broadband data without any caps, an effort it is taking to keep customers from fleeing to cable after being penalized for using too much bandwidth. But the real issue at hand is the fact that many broadband subscribers don't know what speeds they actually get, not just how much they use.
Facebook said it doesn't degrade the quality of its video for specific mobile network operators, unlike Netflix. But whether Amazon or YouTube do is still uncertain.
AT&T has come under fire from a telecom consultant who claims the telco is negotiating an agreement with the California Public Utility Commission that would apparently provide AT&T $100 million to bring broadband service to nearly all of the state's residents.
AT&T is working with Cyanogen and may sell a smartphone running an alternative version of Android, according to The Information.
Colt, AT&T and Level 3 continued to make progress in the global Ethernet market as their network buildouts in countries outside of their home base helped them gain market share, says Vertical Systems Group in their 2015 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.
AT&T plans to offer smart grid services in the unpaired WCS C and D Blocks it once hoped to use for in-flight Wi-Fi services, but it's asking the FCC for more time to do so.
AT&T will soon introduce an unlimited data option for U-verse Internet customers, playing into the consumer desire to have an all-you-can-eat broadband experience free of restrictive usage caps.
AT&T is asking its customers to use pass codes rather than Social Security numbers when dealing with the carrier in an apparent effort to better protect users' sensitive information.