Integra has made a key change to its top management team by naming board member Robert Guth as interim CEO and president. Guth takes over the helm from Kevin O'Hara, who joined Integra's board in 2009 and served as CEO since 2011.
Integra has dipped into its pocket book to acquire World Communications Inc. (WCI), a move that will expand its growing network and service presence in the state of Washington.
Birch Communications has enhanced its business services capabilities in eastern Kentucky by wrapping up its buildout and integration of 11,520 strand fiber miles.
Cbeyond, a competitive telco that's in the process of being purchased by Birch Communications, is extending dark fiber to small to medium businesses that reside in large, multi-tenant buildings.
EarthLink reported that it narrowed its business service revenue losses to 4.3 percent to report a total of $234.3 million in revenues as its sales team made progress with extending the contracts with existing customers. This was an improvement over the 7.0 percent year-over-year decline the service provider reported in the fourth quarter of 2013.
The argument of some CLECs that we need to preserve the old technologies (really, preserve the CLECs' business models) for the benefit of special access customers is starting to fall apart. And it's falling apart without government intervention, through the use of private, market-based agreements.
tw telecom is putting a new focus on the Colorado Springs market with plans to nearly double its network reach in southern Colorado.
New England CLEC BayRing Communications and New York/New England facilities-based telecom service provider FirstLight Fiber have joined forces to enhance their fiber capabilities within the regional markets they serve throughout New England.
LAS VEGAS-- FirstLight Fiber has completed the upgrade of its IP-based core, which it built both organically and through acquisitions such as TelJet in recent years to serve business and wholesale customers in upstate New York and northern New England.
TNCI has named telecom veteran Bill Farwell as its new CFO at a time when the service provider is expanding its network and service reach through a series of targeted acquisitions.