Shentel is expanding its fiber network in parts of four states, enabling the provider to pursue a mix of dark and lit fiber-based services for business and wholesale wireless customers.
Cincinnati Bell is leveraging ETI Software Solutions' circuit management module to migrate existing T1 copper based business customers to fiber, a process that has worked well for residential customers migrating from DSL to its FTTH-based Fioptics products.
Birch Communications is seeing the fruit of its aggressive fiber buildout take shape: the CLEC reported that preliminary metro fiber sales for the quarter that ended at the close of December 2015 show a 179 percent jump.
RCN Business has brought its suite of fiber and IP-based services to Telehouse's data center in New York City, signaling another move to bring its fiber facilities into more locations.
Lightpath has struck a chord with the education vertical segment, connecting over 65 New Jersey schools to its fiber network thanks to its involvement in a purchasing cooperative created via the New Jersey Department of Education's Digital Readiness for Learning and Assessment Project (DRLAP).
Birch Communications has made itself a more competitive threat to AT&T and Comcast Business by adding 80,000 buildings across its 22-state footprint, deepening its on-net building fiber reach to over 400,000 buildings.
Tower Cloud is on the network expansion trail again, adding 25,350 fiber miles (or 236 route miles) to its network to satisfy a new backhaul contract with one of the top four wireless operators serving Augusta, Ga., and other nearby cities.
Birch Communications has deepened the reach of its fiber network into 12 U.S. cities, expanding its on-net fiber building footprint to 320,000 buildings.
Integra has named telecom industry veteran Marc Willency as its new CEO, taking over the reins from Robert Guth, who was serving as the company's interim leader.
Birch Communications has extended its BirchNet Broadband footprint by over 60 percent, giving it coverage in 14 states across and adjacent to the Northern Tier, Rockies and Pacific Northwest.