Consolidated Communications reported that a 21 percent rise in Metro Ethernet revenue drove up overall first-quarter 2014 data, video and Internet services revenue to $68.2 million.
AT&T's consumer wireline segment continues to be driven by U-verse growth and the first quarter of 2014 was no exception, with revenues growing 28.3 percent year-over-year to $3.5 billion.
HickoryTech is ready to take on a new identity and it has asked its shareholders to approve its request to change its corporate name to Enventis Corp.
Alaska Communications has jumped into the superfast broadband game by offering local businesses up to 1 Gigabit speeds in Anchorage thanks to an ongoing expansion of its fiber network.
tw telecom continues to make progress with its nationwide network expansion effort, making Utah's Salt Lake Valley the latest market to bring its services to both businesses and wholesale data center customers.
Birch Communications has re-ignited its ongoing buying streak with a $323 million all-cash deal to acquire Cbeyond, creating a new company that will serve about 200,000 customers located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Puerto Rico.
FairPoint Communications continues to be aggressive with its Ethernet expansion strategy. The telco's recently completed upgrade of its Norway, Maine, central office (CO) puts Ethernet into an additional 300 local businesses and local public institutions.
AT&T has put another multi-site business contract into its win column by securing an $8 million deal to provide SCHOTT AG network connectivity to all of its production plants, data centers and corporate offices.
Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.
RCN Business, a competitive business service provider, added another potential element of differentiation by gaining the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.