A federal jury in Maryland has awarded Sprint $27.6 million in damages stemming from claims that Comcast infringed on a number of the service provider's optical networking patents.
Frontier Communications and Mitel have jointly brought Illinois Wesleyan University into the cloud-based voice world by upgrading its existing communications systems.
Windstream is enhancing its bond with its managed service customer base by making Avaya's Aura Unified Communications (UC) solution as a cloud-based offering available on a national basis via its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) product.
Alaska Communications is making its hosted VoIP service available to large businesses and multisite enterprises that reside in Southcentral Alaska.
8X8, a competitive cloud and VoIP provider targeting businesses, on Tuesday said it will offer its suite of IP Virtual Office cloud services throughout Canada.
Iristel, a competitive Canadian service provider, on Wednesday began offering its VoIP service to Northern Canada businesses and consumers.
Although the Ethernet access device market saw a 4 percent dip in the first half of 2012 compared to the first half of 2011, Infonetics Research forecasts that the market will top $1.6 billion by 2016.
8x8, a competitive service provider that's been growing out its IP-based cloud services set, on Friday announced it has moved its headquarters to San Jose, Calif.
Big things ahead for VoIP: If last week's IT EXPO was any indication, the market for VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) and UC (unified communications) services continues to rise rapidly. A new Infonetics Research report says that $377 billion will be spent on both business and residential VoIP services between 2012 and 2016.
The Q2 earnings season is on and FierceTelecom 's sister publication FierceEnterpriseCommunications is tracking the performance of the major players in the enterprise communications segment.