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Vertical Systems Group: TWC, Cox, Comcast grow Ethernet service presence

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 spends $675M in Nevada, increases U-verse, business fiber reach

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 taps Time Warner Cable exec Vernon Irvin to lead SMB sales effort

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 to ax 400 jobs, expects $20M in annual savings

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 expands Washington fiber network to boost business service revenues

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's Fox: We're growing strategic business revenues organically

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.

Level 3 expands Latin America fiber, Ethernet network to accommodate surging business growth

Level 3 Communications has expanded and upgraded its Latin America network in four of the region's largest countries--Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela--to support what it says is a growing desire from carrier and business customers for higher speed integrated IP solutions.

Birch introduces 3 broadband speed tiers for SMBs

Birch Communications is now offering its small and medium-sized business customers three new speed options, including 12, 18, and 24 Mbps options, as a way to extend higher speeds to a segment whose options typically consist of expensive T-1 or cable modem services.

AT&T extends fiber reach into 50 Louisiana office buildings

AT&T has lit up 54 multi-tenant office buildings in Louisiana as part of its fiber to the building drive, extending fiber-based services to over 2,600 business customer locations in the state.

Wireline telecom scare fest: What's keeping telco executives up at night?

What's making wireline telecom executives scared to turn out the lights? We're serving up five telecom tales that are arousing anxiety in this industry segment.