Consolidated Communications might not be nearly the size of its larger ILEC counterparts, such as CenturyLink and Windstream, but the telco has adopted a similar growth strategy that includes a mix of organic growth and the acquisition of other complementary properties.
Lumos Networks has bolstered its business services sales power, announcing that it has named Glenn Lytle as the new vice president of Enterprise Sales.
AT&T continues to see strategic business services be the key growth engine for the enterprise services business, but legacy declines and the overall economy continue to outweigh its gains.
Lightpath has further solidified its growing presence in the New York metro Ethernet services market by announcing that its fiber network now reaches more than 7,000 buildings and spans more than 5,800 route miles.
Cable operators continue to gain ground in the ever evolving Ethernet services market as they aggressively build out their own fiber networks and service sets, according to Vertical Systems Group's latest Ethernet Leaderboard.
AT&T continues to progress with its Project VIP initiative, announcing that it invested $675 million in its wireline and wireless networks in Nevada between 2011 and 2013 to enhance its residential U-verse and next-gen business services.
CenturyLink has added more firepower to its small and mid-sized business (SMB) arsenal by naming Vernon Irvin as the new vice president of sales for its Business Solutions Group.
Windstream is laying off about 400 employees by March in an effort it says will increase its operational efficiency as it continues to sharpen its focus on becoming a bigger player in the enterprise services space.
Comcast has put the final touches on a fiber network expansion into Renton, Wash., as a way to appeal to more business customers that are looking for new sources for Ethernet services.
Cincinnati Bell may be putting a greater emphasis on growing strategic business services such as Ethernet, but the telco can achieve its goals without making multimillion-dollar purchases, its chief financial officer told investors.