Fatbeam, a regional fiber provider, is acquiring EMAN Networks' metro fiber network in the Central Valley area of Spokane, Wash., a move that will give it an additional 24.5 miles of metro fiber. By acquiring these assets, Fatbeam now has 301 miles of fiber network connecting 23 markets in the Pacific Northwest.
Consolidated will now begin doing business in the markets it entered through its acquisition of Enventis, an independent telco formerly known HickoryTech, under the Consolidated Communications brand.
As it gets ready to face off against AT&T's eventual move into Mexico's TV market, América Móvil plans to build a new $50 billion fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network.
TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) is enhancing its presence in the United States wholesale services market by establishing fiber connections at three of Netrality Properties' facilities in Kansas City, Philadelphia and Houston.
He who has more fiber wins. In other words, the service provider that has a fiber-rich network is more competitive in the business and wholesale services race. In our new feature From AT&T to Fatbeam: The top 10 (and more) biggest providers of fiber in the U.S., FierceTelecom looks at who has the most connected fiber.
Zayo reported that its fiscal third-quarter revenues were $341 million, up $16.8 million sequentially, representing 21 percent annualized sequential growth.
Alaska Communications and Quintillion Holdings, a regional service provider, are purchasing a fiber network from ConocoPhillips that they say will enable them to target business service opportunities in the region's growing oil and gas industry.
Fibertech, which is in the process of being acquired by Lightower Fiber Networks, has just been awarded a $1 million grant from the state of Delaware to expand its own network in the state while serving as an onramp to increase broadband services in rural areas.
With its acquisition of tw telecom now complete, Level 3's focus in 2015 will be on integrating those assets into its fold, but that does not mean that it's ruling out pursuing new deals.
AT&T has been enriching its business services offering with a new fiber footprint that can now deliver 1 Gbps services to multi-tenant office buildings in more than 180 cities in the United States.