CenturyLink may be the incumbent telco in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, but it is now facing a bigger threat from local cable operator Mediacom, which is planning to roll out a 305 Mbps speed tier.
Facing competition from telco CenturyLink in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mediacom is reportedly looking to raise its broadband speeds to 305 Mbps via what it calls the Ultra 305 level of service.
CenturyLink has set some ambitious goals to cut its carbon footprint with a target to reduce its direct (exhaust) by 20 percent by 2024 and indirect (electricity) by terabyte of throughput by 25 percent by the year 2024.
CenturyLink has restored its E-911 services throughout Washington and Oregon after systems in both states were down, reports The Olympian.
Ongoing aggressive rollouts of fiber by a host of incumbent telcos, CLECs and cable operators throughout 2013 has helped to narrow the U.S. fiber gap by expanding facilities to 39.3 percent of commercial buildings with 20 or more employees, according to new research from Vertical Systems Group.
CenturyLink is going to dismiss 107 of its Communications Workers of America (CWA) union network and equipment installation technicians in eight states that made up Qwest's territory, reports The Denver Post.
The use of telecom analytics is becoming a bigger factor in the wireline segment of the telecom industry as service providers look to retain their customer base and get a better handle on their specific usage behaviors and preferences.
CenturyLink might be gaining the leverage it needs to expand its broadband footprint throughout Seattle if current Mayor Ed Murray is able to ease the telco's ability to place remote terminal (RT) cabinets on sidewalks near residential homes, reports The Seattle Times.
Equinix continues to be a frontrunner in the colocation market, taking charge of both the North America and EMEA market, while NTT took the top spot in the APAC region in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a Synergy Research Group report.
CenturyLink has been tapped by the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to build a fiber network for three Air Force bases in the Colorado Springs area.