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Comcast's Dry Creek media center: ready for anything

Resting between two power grids, fueled with 44,000 gallons of diesel for backup generators, and supporting 22 uplink and seven downlink satellite dishes, the Comcast Media Center in Centennial, Colo. is ready to keep producing, originating and distributing cable TV nonstop. FierceCable recently took a tour of the plant and snapped some photos. Take a look at our slideshow.

AT&T, Verizon's fiber offerings center on reinvigorating their SMB customer bases

AT&T and Verizon are both well known as having large-scale networks that can serve the largest multinational corporation customers, but their recent moves to enhance their fiber offerings for businesses show they want to keep a tighter rein on the small to medium business (SMB) market where their brands are still household names.

Comcast Wholesale launches solution for inserting ads into VOD programming

Comcast, which has been making investments in ad delivery wherewithal of late, including its $320 million purchase of FreeWheel in March, has announced through its recently launched wholesale division a new product that allows for ad delivery in both linear and VOD television.

A look at the women shaping telecom services, innovation and policy

Who are the women executives that are shaping the wireline telecom industry with new services, driving innovation and shaping policy? FierceTelecom profiles a number of these key executives in its fifth annual Women in Wireline feature. Special report

Cox and Verizon lead J.D. Power ranking of top business telco and data services

Cox Communications and Verizon topped the performance rankings of J.D. Power's just-released 2014 study of voice and data business services.

AT&T merges mobile and enterprise, ups de la Vega

AT&T merged its Mobility and Business Solutions divisions. The newly combined group will be overseen by AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega.

The Verge culminates Comcast assault: Former employees describe service issues as endemic, unfixable

The Verge has concluded a caustic--and rather damning--three-part analysis of Comcast's customer service acumen, defining the Philadelphia media and communications giant's culture as bent on sales and growth and incapable of fundamentally improving its overall service quality.

Cable has more broadband than video subscribers, report says

Cable's transformation from just a TV service to a full-blown broadband telecommunications provider is apparently complete. According to research from The Leichtman Group, second quarter 2014 figures show that broadband now accounts for more subscribers than cable TV among the top cable providers.

Grupo Televisa buys Cablecom; strengthens cable TV position in Mexico

Broadcast and media player Grupo Televisa created some new waves in the Mexican telecommunications market by acquiring cable TV operator Cablecom at the same time the government is trying to encourage more outside investment.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway shuffles pay TV support, buys into Charter, cuts back on DirecTV

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has taken a stake in Charter Communications and cut its holdings in DirecTV. According to filings with the SEC, Berkshire held about 2.3 million shares of Charter, worth around $361 million as of June 30. At the same time it cut back its stake in DirecTV to 23.5 million shares worth about $2 billion.