Kenny Wyatt, president of CenturyLink's business division, says that what differentiates the telco from the pack is it can provide a full suite of services and solutions for any size business. Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, recently spoke with Wyatt about his first year on the job and his views on growing opportunities in the business services space.
CenturyLink's acquisition of Qwest may be long behind it, but according to Clay Bailey, senior vice president of Operations for CenturyLink, those markets are becoming a key target to win back small to medium businesses (SMB) with its 1 Gbps GPON-based service.
CenturyLink has recruited former Time Warner Cable executive Vernon Irvin, naming him VP of sales for its Business Solutions Group.
CenturyLink has added more firepower to its small and mid-sized business (SMB) arsenal by naming Vernon Irvin as the new vice president of sales for its Business Solutions Group.
CenturyLink's recent move to implement a foundation for software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) with Ericsson reflects the reality that the real value of these technologies won't truly be seen until a large service provider like CenturyLink deploys it on a large scale.
CenturyLink is employing Ericsson's next-gen OSS/BSS platform in an effort to improve service delivery times and control for the services it delivers to its growing enterprise customer base.
CenturyLink is giving customers in North Carolina's Halifax and Northampton counties up to 40 Mbps of broadband bandwidth thanks to an FCC Federal Communications Connect America Fund (CAF) grant.
Google Fiber plans to explore the idea of bringing its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service to an additional 34 cities across 9 U.S. metro areas, a move the provider decided to make in the wake of the experience it gained through deployments in Kansas City, Austin and Provo.
CenturyLink's new CenturyLink Technology Solutions has scored a large hybrid outsourcing contract with The Procter & Gamble Company, a move that will change how one of the largest consumer packaged goods companies procures and consumes IT services.
CenturyLink reported that despite a strong uptick in both broadband and video services, fourth-quarter 2013 revenues declined 0.4 percent to $4.1 billion.