Google Fiber said it will expand its broadband and pay TV service to the Kansas City suburb of Shawnee, where it will compete with Time Warner Cable, AT&T and cable overbuilder SureWest.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at the biggest wireline mergers and acquisitions of 2012.
Consolidated Communications on Thursday reported that Q3 2012 revenues, including results from SureWest Communications, which it purchased in July, were $157 million, up from $92.5 million in Q3 2011.
Consolidated Communications on Wednesday reported its second-quarter revenue was slightly higher than it posted for the same year-ago period. For Q2, revenues were $93 million, up 0.4 percent from the same period in 2011.
Consolidated Communications has put the final touches on its $324 million acquisition of Roseville, Calif.-based SureWest.
Consolidated Communications' acquisition of SureWest is now well on its way to be completed next month as the service provider's shareholders approved the deal.
While Google ( Nasdaq: GOOG ) says it'll launch a broadband network in Kansas City that is about 100 times faster than the cable modem service marketed by incumbent provider Time Warner Cable ( NYSE:
Consolidated Communications ( Nasdaq: CNSL ) and SureWest Communications ( Nasdaq: SURW ) said that their CFOs will oversee the transition team following Consolidated's agreement last month to buy the
Less than two weeks after an analyst predicted that Google ( Nasdaq: GOOG ) could buy cable overbuilder SureWest ( Nasdaq: SURW ) to jumpstart its tests of a 1-gig broadband network in Kansas City,
Facing delays in constructing its 1-Gig network in Kansas City, Google ( Nasdaq: GOOG ) may be considering acquiring cable overbuilder SureWest ( Nasdaq: SURW ) as a way to quickly get its broadband