Windstream said it is going to lay off 350 workers by Dec. 1 in an effort to improve its cost structure and improve its overall operational structure.
Comcast Business is looking to give local businesses in Albuquerque and Santa Fe another option besides local telco CenturyLink for Ethernet services, with plans to deliver its entire suite of Ethernet services by extending its fiber network into both of these key New Mexico cities.
Windstream is leveraging Overture's 6500 platform as part of its multi-access Ethernet service initiative, accommodating a mix of fiber, copper, SONET and TDM across its ILEC and CLEC footprints.
Comcast Business is taking advantage of the growing cloud services trend by launching a new program that it says can provide a more efficient means for businesses to access their cloud services.
FiberLight continues to make progress with its Texas expansion project, announcing that it is on track to connect nearly 800 wireless cell towers in the state and install 1,765 route miles of fiber networks this year.
Lumos' fiber-to-the-cell (FTTC) site momentum continued into the third quarter, with the company reporting that it now has a total of 708 cell sites connected to its fiber network, up 31 percent year-over-year amidst a fall in overall revenues.
CenturyLink has reiterated its plans to bring its growing Prism IPTV service into new markets next year as it continues to work with various communities to establish new franchise agreements.
For FairPoint Communications, Ethernet continues to be a key element in its financial results, and the third quarter of 2014 was no exception.
Frontier Communications' slight gains in residential and business service segments helped the service provider offset its overall revenue decline during the third quarter.
Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, creating a company that will have a deeper domestic and global footprint to serve multi-site businesses.