CenturyLink has signed a new long-term bilateral interconnection agreement with Cogent Communications, marking the latest in a string of pacts made between the top telcos and Internet transit providers whose clients include content providers like Netflix.
Cogent Communications has signed an agreement to extend its network into nine vXchnge data centers, deepening its reach in a number of key U.S. cities on the East and West Coast.
Time Warner Cable has signed a long-term bilateral interconnection deal with Cogent Communications that will allow the two to exchange traffic. The two companies issued a statement confirming the deal.
Ernie Ortega, Cogent's chief revenue officer and VP of global sales, will leave the company, reportedly over a disagreement with CEO Dave Schaeffer related to strategy and compensation for part of the provider's sales force.
AT&T and GTT Communications have signed a long-term interconnection for their IP networks, marking the latest agreement the telco has made with a competitive carrier in the wake of the new net neutrality rules.
With approval of the $49 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV nearing, executives for Dish Network and Cogent Communications reportedly met with FCC officials last week and asked them to impose restrictions on the combined operation as it relates to online video.
Level 3 has signed a new bilateral IP interconnection network agreement with AT&T, one of the latest pacts the competitive provider has made with a Tier 1 U.S. telco.
Cogent Communications has asked federal regulators to reject AT&T's pending acquisition of DirecTV if it does not put restrictions on the new company to ensure it does not charge large fees for exchanging Web traffic.
Cogent and Level 3 Communications could be kicking off the initial disputes to the FCC's new net neutrality rules with a focus on how incumbent telcos and cable operators like Verizon and Comcast are degrading Internet traffic that goes to consumers' homes.
ISP Cogent Communications adopted a new holding company structure in which Cogent Communications becomes a subsidiary of Cogent Communications Holdings.