eircom on Monday said it could be facing further trouble if Ireland's government decides to go ahead with plans to cut free phone service for elderly residents.
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission's recent decision to stop paying subsidies for phone service in remote parts of the state is drawing fire from local telcos and consumer groups who argue the measure will result in higher consumer costs.
What are some of the most nerve-wracking industry issues that telcos and wireline service providers face? Here are five top nail-biters.
AT&T ( NYSE: T ) and Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ) are clearly two service providers making a migration away from the PSTN to all IP, but the move has to carefully take into account a number of key technical,
Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ), like its other large ILEC counterparts AT&T ( NYSE: T ) and CenturyLink ( NYSE: CTL ) continues to see its core voice service revenue decline, but the state's Board of Public
ATIS has created a new initiative set on creating standards and best practices to help traditional service providers migrate their TDM-based PSTNs (public switched telephone networks) to IP. The
Warwick Valley Telephone ( Nasdaq: WWVY ), like many independent telcos, for much of its existence did nothing more than provide good old' PSTN voice service, but its recent acquisition of Alteva is
Frontier (NYSE: FTR ) appears to be sticking to its promise to expand broadband access in the rural territories it gained through its purchase of Verizon's lines in 14 states by revealing that it
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL ) knows that if it's going to stay competitive, it needs to break out of the old telecom regulated mentality. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom
BT (NYSE: BT ) has found that its acquisition of Ribbit, one that gave the provider its Google Voice-style Onevoice product, could also have utility for its large business customers. As part of its