Lightpath is giving its business customers more connectivity options by establishing a point of presence at 325 Hudson Street in New York City.
CenturyLink has opened a new development center in St. Louis, a facility where it will locate teams focused on automating and developing managed services for business customers.
TelePacific is acquiring Waltham, Mass.-based service provider DSCI, giving immediate presence in the Northeast U.S. and a broader set of managed service capabilities.
Birch Communications is looking to help its carrier and enterprise customers manage their service connections in real-time by introducing the Service Alert Monitor (SAM), a new tool it says will proactively monitor, detect and alerts customers to any service interruption.
GTT is on the buying path again, announcing that it has acquired Internet and managed services provider Telnes Broadband for $18 million.
NCR is teaming with Alcatel-Lucent to strengthen both companies' managed services business. As part of the deal, NCR will provide site surveys and deploy and maintain projects, particularly those where speed and quality of service are critical.
Comcast has launched a new unit that will offer business services to large Fortune 1000 business customers in the U.S., putting them in direct competition with large telcos AT&T and Verizon.
EarthLink's dark fiber business continues to be a bright star in its struggling wholesale business as more of its carrier and content provider company customers are showing interest in purchasing the service.
CenturyLink has reached an agreement to provide its unified communications-as-a-service to Iowa Communications Network (ICN), furthering its presence in the growing wholesale cloud-based services market.
Managed services like cloud-based hosting are going to be a big revenue driver for service providers, a segment that Ovum forecasts will grow to over $297 billion by 2020.