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Zayo, Com Net, and OARnet win joint $30 million broadband grant for Ohio

Zayo Bandwidth, a carrier that's made a name for itself supplying dark and lit fiber products over an ever-growing network, will lend a hand in the new GigE Plus Availability Coalition (GigEPAC) by

NTELOS buys FiberNet from One Communications

NTELOS (NASDAQ: NTLS), a regional integrated wireless/wireline operator in West Virginia, is the victor in the race to acquire One Communications' FiberNet business for about $170 million. By

UK government extends 2 Mbps broadband goal to 2015

Facing a current lack of funding, the UK government has decided that the more realistic timeline to achieve its universal 2 Mbps broadband goal is going to be 2015, not 2012 as originally planned.

XO extends network reach in Seattle

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO.OB) sees the Seattle metro as one of the many existing markets it operates as a ripe area to expand its network presence. In this latest network expansion, XO will

Italian government encourages Telecom Italia, unions to find common ground

The Italian government has asked Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI), which has proposed cutting 6,800 employees from its workforce, to work out a deal with the country's labor unions that have protested the

Regulator encourages Telecom Italia to help with open access fiber network

Italy's main telecom regulator Agcom wants the country's incumbent carrier Telecom Italia to play nice with three competitors (Vodafone, FastWeb and Wind) who are building out their own joint

Level 3 targets Europe's low latency network needs

While much of the network latency drive for financial companies has centered around the Chicago to New York route, Level 3's (NASDAQ: LVLT) new route between London and Frankfurt shows that the

France Telecom's new five-year plan addresses growth, employee morale

With barely four months under his belt as France Telecom's (NYSE: FTE) new CEO, Stephane Richard has settled in and is advancing his five-year vision for the service provider. Richard's "Conquests

Government awards $795 million in broadband stimulus' second round

With a focus on filling the so-called "middle mile" broadband gaps in rural communities, the Obama administration announced they have awarded $795 million in grants and loans in the second broadband

Pirelli wants out of the broadband business

Pirelli has come to the conclusion that it would be better off not selling broadband access products. This has driven the Italian company to shop its broadband division to potential buyers. The move