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Fastweb, Vodafone, Wind to build open access network

Italian competitive broadband providers Fastweb, Wind and Vodafone's Italian unit are leveraging their own strength in numbers to construct an open access last mile fiber network in Italy for $3.16

Windstream Q1: broadband up, line loss declines

Windstream (NasdaqGS: WIN) might not have a wireless business to fall back on, but that did not seem to matter in Q1 2010 as the tier two provider's prospects improved with broadband subscriber

Macomb County Michigan turns to Waveform Technology for network redundancy

With 53 buildings, school districts and city halls connected to its MACnet fiber-based network, Macomb County, Mich. is no slouch in the fiber department. But to maintain network redundancy, the

Cameron Communications taps BTI Systems to extend fiber network in Texas, Louisiana

Cameron Communications, which provides telecom services--including IPTV, video-on-demand services and broadband--to residents, schools, libraries, municipalities and businesses in Texas and

CenturyLink, Qwest merger consolidates more of the landline market

With its $22.4 billion stock bid to acquire Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q), CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) snaps up of the last remaining independent remnants of the former Bell System. The deal comes

Velocity Telephone launches metro ring FTTX network

If you're looking to get a 1 Gbps Fiber to the X (FTTX) connection, you should take a look at Eagan, MN where local Velocity Telephone is putting a new spin on the FTTX concept by building what it is

Level 3 drives down latency for financial centers

Level 3 is heeding the financial trading industry's call to drive out network latency by enhancing the performance and service options on its fiber network between New York and Chicago--two major

GTA TeleGuam protests IT&E's $8 million broadband stimulus award

GTA TeleGuam's protest against Philippines-based IT&E's $8 million broadband stimulus grant to build a competing network in Guam is yet another sign that the Obama administration's broadband

XO enhances Northern, VA LMDS wireless network

With a 19,000-mile U.S. network in place, XO is no slouch in the fiber department, but the service provider complements its wired holdings with a sizeable 80 market Local Multipoint Distribution

XO takes Q4 09 profit hit, but sales and year results were up

XO's Q4 09 report saw a typical mix of hits and misses heard at many carriers this year. While XO's profits of $13.3 million were down from $21.5 million in Q4 08, sales increased $.06 million from