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C Spire bolsters its business-services portfolio with MegaGate Broadband purchase

C Spire has reached an agreement to acquire Hattiesburg, Miss.-based MegaGate Broadband, enabling it to expand its market presence and offer business services in three states.

Hybrid cloud deployments become larger factor in UCaaS growth, says Synergy Research

Public cloud deployments may still be the dominant method of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) deployments, but hybrid clouds represent the fastest growing segment.

Sprint gives Thinking Phone Networks' business customers an MPLS path to the cloud

Sprint is enabling Thinking Phone Networks' business customers to get access to cloud-based unified communications (UC) by bundling Thinking Phone Networks' service with Sprint's global business MPLS services.

Cisco, Dimension Data create pact focused on hybrid cloud adoption

Cisco and Dimension Data announced that they are expanding their long-standing relationship with a focus on driving businesses' movement to a hybrid cloud environment.

Verizon broadens aim on healthcare industry by expanding its HIPAA-enabled data center services

Verizon is bringing its Healthcare Enabled Services to five additional data centers as a way to help the healthcare industry meet the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements for safeguarding electronic protected health information.

BTI CEO Colin Doherty looks toward data center growth, metro 100G opportunities

Colin Doherty just took the helm as BTI Systems' new CEO in April, but the 25-year telecom industry veteran is poised to take the company to the next level. Sean Buckley, senior editor of  FierceTelecom, recently caught up with Doherty to talk about his first days on the job and the opportunities he sees in the optical networking space.

Sprint's Q1 wireline revenues slump to $770M

Sprint reported that its wireline revenues were $770 million, down sequentially and year-over-year from $859 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 and $893 million in the same period a year ago.

Windstream introduces new channel partner pricing tool

Windstream has unveiled its new channel pricing tool, a move that will enable its channel partners to provide direct pricing quotes for its services.

Verizon, Unisys jointly target state and local government cloud, hosting opportunities

Verizon is pursuing new opportunities to extend its growing set of cloud and hosting services to the state and local government market through a partnership with systems integrator Unisys.

CenturyLink to enhance its data center reach in eight markets

CenturyLink will enhance its global data center presence in eight markets this year in response to the growing demand for cloud, colocation and managed services.