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CenturyLink asks FCC to reject Birch, BT, Level 3 special access reform proposal

CenturyLink is the latest telco to join the chorus of protest against a proposal made by Birch, BT and Level 3 asking the FCC to reform special access pricing.

Ericsson's pact with Ditch Witch, Vermeer gives service providers another fiber installation source

Ericsson has established partnerships with Ditch Witch and Vermeer to accelerate fiber network installation processes, giving service providers a new one-stop source of equipment, training and field support.

Telus commits $762M to build Vancouver FTTP network

Telus plans to invest $762 million over the next five years to connect the majority of the city's homes and businesses to its fiber-to-the-premises network.

CenturyLink re-ups with Viamedia, expands ad-management partnership to Denver

CenturyLink has renewed its partnership with ad management specialist Viamedia for its Prism TV video platform, expanding the deal to include the Denver market.

CenturyLink equips 22 Youth Dynamics locations in Montana with managed VoIP

CenturyLink has won a contract to provide Youth Dynamics, a nonprofit mental and behavioral health agency for Montana kids and families, its Managed Office offering at 22 of the agency's Montana locations.

COMPTEL: Broadband competition is intertwined with ability to offer video service

COMPTEL said in a new FCC filing that its wireline broadband members like Google Fiber and Windstream need access to fairly priced video content in order to drive new choices for consumers.

CenturyLink adds app providing mobile access to business UC tools

CenturyLink is tuning into the growing mobile nature of its business customers with its Business Communicator app, allowing customers to connect their VoIP users to their unified communications services from computers and devices.

AT&T, CenturyLink, and Google Fiber gain new edge in FTTH construction processes

AT&T, CenturyLink and insurgent providers like Google Fiber are hot on the 1 Gbps FTTH trail, but they have one thing in common: finding new ways to install fiber in new and existing neighborhoods.

CenturyLink asks FCC to eliminate syndicated exclusivity rules on video programming

CenturyLink may be scaling its IPTV video business with over 2.6 million addressable households as of the end of the second quarter, but the telco has asked the FCC to eliminate non-duplication and syndicated exclusivity rules in order to get more competitive content rates.

CenturyLink to roll out 1 Gbps service to homes in 6 more states, pursuing 700K target

CenturyLink is amplifying its 1 Gbps service rollout with plans to bring the service to parts of six new states in its territory, enabling it to come closer to its goal to enable 700,000 homes by the end of the year.