Lumos Networks is putting its new 75-route mile long-haul network from Richmond to Hampton Roads, Va., to work by beginning to pre-sell services to businesses and carriers that reside along the path between these two cities.
Charter Communications is increasing its stake in the business services market by purchasing Orlando, Fla.-based Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion, a deal that will help it better compete against business rivals Comcast, Cox and Time Warner Cable.
Comcast Business is bringing its Gigabit Ethernet services to six communities in New London County, Connecticut, bringing the total number of towns and cities in the state to 66 that have access to its services.
Comcast Business is taking a long pass with its SIP trunking service, announcing that the service is available across its entire service area, covering 39 states and 20 major U.S. markets.
Global Capacity's enterprise customers will soon have another way to connect to the cloud as its One Marketplace platform has become one of Google's cloud interconnect service providers, giving it a direct connection into the Google cloud platform.
RCN Business is broadening its reach into more enterprise and small and medium businesses (SMBs) by establishing a new agent program that it says will provide "select" national and regional telecom agents and systems integrators with resources and support to sell the service provider's IP-based data and voice services.
Level 3 Communications has taken the top rank in Vertical Systems Group's 2014 U.S. Competitive provider Ethernet Leaderboard, surpassing XO, Cogent and Zayo.
Hawaiian Telcom said it is seeing more of its wireless backhaul customers ramp up their speeds from an initial 50 Mbps to 100 and even 200 Mbps.
Windstream says in two new filings it made with the FCC that the incumbent telcos' move to an all-IP network, while promising in terms of new services, should not give them license to raise prices on wholesale circuits they provide to CLECs, a factor that would increase costs for the small to medium businesses (SMBs) they serve.
Lumos Networks CEO Tim Biltz says the company expects to see more requests for proposals (RFPs) from its wireless carrier customers for small cell backhaul and dark fiber.