CenturyLink is taking a bigger role in the public cloud market by participating in Dell's Cloud Partner Program, a move that will extend its cloud services to the telco's Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service platforms.
CenturyLink continues to see upside with the fiber to the home broadband service it offers in Las Vegas and Omaha and hopes to apply what it has learned in other markets.
PALO ALTO, Calif.--Technically speaking, network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) do not need to be deployed together. Yet many vendors attending the Carrier Network Virtualization event, sponsored by Informa Telecoms & Media, contend carrier-grade NFV actually does need SDN to come to full fruition.
No cable operators will get a cut of the $255.7 million in subsidies that the FCC announced as part of its Connect America Fund initiative on Friday, with AT&T, CenturyLink, Fairpoint Communications, Frontier Communications and Windstream winning grants in the latest round of funding.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at CenturyLink beginning to install its new 1 Gbps broadband Internet service in the homes of some subscribers in northwest Las Vegas.
The FCC has allocated a total of $255 million in grants from its Connect America Fund Phase I (CAF-I), enabling five telcos to deliver broadband access to over 400,000 rural homes and businesses in 41 states.
CenturyLink has started to deliver its new 1 Gbps fiber to the home service to customers that reside in the northwest area of Las Vegas.
CenturyLink's dry loop DSL service customers were served an unwelcome dish following Thanksgiving as the telco announced it is increasing the price of the standalone service by $2 per month.
CenturyLink said that has hiked the subscription fee for its standalone DSL service by $2 monthly.
CenturyLink will soon be able to give its public sector customers greater power to resolve network issues by signing an agreement to sell Uplogix's remote network management solution.