Alabama local exchange carrier Otelco said it filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, three months after its wholesale contract with Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) expired.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom interviews Integra CEO Kevin O'Hara. The Level 3 Communications co-founder, who took over as the CLEC's CEO last year, has been building a new set of services.
Continued consolidation, leadership changes and expanding service sets are only a few--albeit a top few--of the issues that affected the competitive telecommunications landscape over the past year. FierceTelecom is providing insights into these areas via a special report.
With cable operators like Time Warner Cable, Cox and Comcast moving to capture a piece of telcos' voice customers through their own business services offerings, the doings of the competitive telecom industry are catching their interest.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom managing editor Samantha Bookman takes a look at the impact that the FCC's decision to allow cable operators to buy competitive local exchange carriers could have on the industry.
Birch Communications has just wrapped up its acquisition of Orlando-based Cordia, a deal that will expand its growing service base with the addition of about 55,000 business and residential
Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) may have put fears to rest that it would not complete its acquisition of PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) on time as the service provider reached a settlement with shareholders.
Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) desire to complete its pending acquisition of PAETEC, a deal that will instantly double its business service holdings, may now face a competing offer from Level 3
Tom Casey, who became Integra Telecom's CEO just this past February, has left the CLEC to become CEO of Tronox Inc., an Oklahoma-based pigment manufacturer where he served as a board member.
XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO) is playing into its customer's needs for wireless/wireline converged service space by establishing a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) relationship with Sprint (