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MTS Allstream makes big FTTX bet while Q2 revenues fall

MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO) believes that its Fiber to the X (FTTX) strategy, one that employs a mix of Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and Fiber to the Node/Curb (FTTN/C) with VDSL, will be a new

AboveNet lights up Denver's dark fiber network market

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) has decided to tap into Denver, Colo.'s lucrative business services market, one that includes an array of Fortune 1000 companies, by building a new private metro fiber network.

Telecom Italia, labor unions hammer out workforce reduction agreement

Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) and its labor union work force have worked out a truce to help Italy's incumbent service provider tighten up its ship by agreeing to lay off 3,900 workers. This latest

Consolidated Communications taps BTI to expand Illinois bandwidth needs

Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL), a Tier 2 ILEC serving Penn., Ill. and Texas, has deployed BTI Systems' 7000 Series packet optical network platform (PONP) to keep up with the ongoing

Allstream racks up 46 customer wins on expanded fiber network

Allstream, a unit of MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO), made a big bet this year to expand its 30,000 km national fiber network and that bet is paying off with 46 new contracts signed during the second

AT&T brings U-Verse to Chattanooga market

AT&T (NYSE: T) is taking a stab at Chattanooga, Tenn.'s increasingly competitive triple play services market by bringing its U-Verse service set to parts of the city beginning this week. Users

Telmex Internacional's Q2 profits down, but sales were up

Carlos Slim's Telmex Internacional's (NYSE: TII) Q2 results was the tale of two different perspectives as profit slid 20 percent while sales and operating profits rose. During Q2, Telmex posted $270

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.