DALLAS--Verizon Wireless' desire to get dark fiber as its wireless backhaul medium is seen as both a blessing and a curse for many wholesale service providers serving the wireless industry.
With much of the large-scale wireless backhaul networks built out to accommodate the growing 4G LTE service base, the question is: What's the next frontier for wholesale providers?
DALLAS—Global Capacity is enhancing its effort to extend services into harder to reach rural areas by establishing a new arrangement with INDATEL, a middle mile network consortium that provides fiber-based Ethernet services in Tier 2 and 3 markets.
GTT has acquired UNSi, a competitive business-focused service provider, for $40 million in cash and stock, a deal that will immediately expand the company's Ethernet and managed services footprint.
tw telecom is continuing with its northeast U.S. network expansion effort, announcing that it is expanding its network and product suite in the New York Hudson Valley and western Connecticut regions.
Lumos Networks has officially completed the buildout of its Project Ark fiber-to-the-cell (FTTC) network initiative and has already begun testing with one wholesale customer.
AT&T has set an aggressive path to enhance the reach of its fiber network into more buildings to serve businesses through its fiber-to-the-building (FTTP) program. One of the key voices in developing new products for AT&T's FTTB effort is Tom Hughes, vice president of Small Business Product Management. Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, sat down with Hughes to talk about the progress AT&T has made with its FTTB initiative and the new Business Fiber product.
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is adding more firepower to its existing network in San Diego by extending service into the various business parks located in Carlsbad.
Time Warner Cable Business Class is looking to appeal to medium and large multi-site business customers by serving up a number of new features for its Ethernet services suite.
AT&T is translating its cloud-based vision into a new service that will enable Austin-based businesses to order, add or change services in an on-demand basis.