Who are the fresh-faced young go-getters who are leading, more behind the scenes at this point, the innovation needed to transform the industry for the digital era? Who are the rising executive stars of the TV video business? FierceCable profiles five leaders who are taking their companies to the next level.
After splitting its business services division into two units, small-to-medium and larger-enterprise, Charter has rebranded the operations as "Spectrum Business."
Level 3 has made another move to make itself a more valuable asset to business customers by striking a new partnership with communications specialist Carousel Industries where the pair will offer a host of managed and cloud-based services.
Charter Communications revealed in its fourth quarter earnings call Thursday that it's dividing its business services division into two separate units, one which will handle small- and medium-sized clients, and another that will handle larger enterprise customers.
AT&T reported that U-verse was the star performer in the wireline portfolio, rising 21.9 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2014, driving up residential wireline revenues slightly 0.1 percent to $5.6 billion.
Zayo has completed its $52 million acquisition of the carrier and enterprise segments of Buhler, Kan.-based IdeaTek, a deal that immediately bolsters its fiber network to serve new carrier and on-net building locations in Kansas.
Time Warner Cable reported 3.6 percent year-over-year third-quarter revenue growth to $5.71 billion, driven partly by 21.9 percent growth in business services. However, the cable company missed analysts' consensus revenue forecasts of $5.74 billion.
WOW! Business is making its first mark in the Maryland market by adding Anne Arundel County, Maryland, to its growing service area in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.
It's pretty easy to see how Google Fiber's FTTP initiative and its $70 a month pricing construct is forcing other traditional telcos, cable operators and municipalities to react with similar offerings. In its new feature, Gigabit Wars: The best prices for 1 Gbps service from ILECs, MSOs and municipal providers, FierceTelecom looks at how various service providers are positioning their fiber-based broadband services in the market.
Windstream has reached a deal to acquire Chicago-based Business Only Broadband, adding fixed wireless to its mix of service delivery options for its growing business services unit.