CenturyLink is extending its global managed hosting service set into China, an effort it says is driven initially by U.S.-based multinational corporations (MNCs) that want to establish a presence in the country.
T-Mobile US' hunt to score more 700 MHz A Block spectrum continues, with the carrier disclosing that it wants to acquire licenses in that band in four areas across the country, including areas around Reno, Nev., and Anchorage, Alaska.
T-Mobile US is looking to get more 700 MHz A Block spectrum covering parts of Pennsylvania, New Mexico and Texas, as more filings related to the carrier's 700 MHz spectrum purchases trickle out into public view.
CenturyLink has been making headlines with its plans to launch 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services in 16 cities, but in the Phoenix area it will face off with cable competitor Cox Communications, which will offer similar service in the fourth quarter this year.
Rackpsace has abandoned its efforts to find a buyer and has chosen to remain independent while naming a permanent CEO to lead the company.
Idaho is now facing the scrutiny of the FCC, which has joined others in investigating the state's handling of its statewide broadband network.
CenturyLink plans to pass an additional 300,000 homes with its Prism IPTV service this year. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference, Stewart Ewing, CFO and EVP of CenturyLink, told investors he expects to end the year with a total of 2.2 million homes passed.
CenturyLink is looking to acquire RackSpace in an effort to bolster its cloud service capabilities, reports Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the situation.
CenturyLink has accused Comcast of using its influence with local government officials to prevent the company from entering markets where the No. 1 cable operator is entrenched.
CenturyLink has responded to the growing demand from its Canadian market customers for colocation and cloud services by announcing that it has opened its second data center in the greater Toronto area.