With the Q1 2012 earnings season coming to an end, FierceTelecom is taking the time to size up the performance of the top 10 ILECs. Take a look at how the big telecom players performed in terms of quarterly earnings, broadband and video subscriber additions, and M&A activity.
An increasing number of state legislatures around the United States are responding favorably to lobbying push by telcos to repeal mandates requiring them to offer landline voice telephone service.
During the fourth quarter of 2011, the major cable TV companies continued to lose video subscribers while the major telcos continued to post gains in that category. However, the cable guys were able
Video may be cable's mainstay service, but as illustrated in the Q4 2011 numbers, but as illustrated in FierceCable's Q4 earnings roundup, telcos like AT&T ( NYSE: T ) and Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ) are
As we head into the Q3 2011 earnings season, Jim O'Neill, editor of FierceIPTV, examines how the telco's IPTV gain is cable's video loss as part of a series looking at the cable vs. telco broadband
Telcos and cable operators like CenturyLink ( NYSE: CTL ) and Comcast ( Nasdaq: CMCSA ) are making efforts to extend broadband to lower income residents that up till now have not been able to afford any
Brazil's IPTV market growth may be less than stellar, but that could change as the country's president Dilma Rousseff passed a law that eliminates restrictions on telcos providing pay TV. This latest
This week, FierceTelecom takes a look at the FCC's "Measuring Broadband America" report, which is the commission's first nationwide test of residential wireline broadband services delivered by telcos
Bell Aliant ( Toronto: BA-UN.TO ) may have seen a slight 1 percent dip in Q2 2011 revenues to CAD 693 million (USD 734 million), but strong growth in broadband and IPTV drove it to increase its full
It looks like the University of Wisconsin's dream to become an alternative broadband source has dodged a bullet as a Dane County judge denied Access Wisconsin's move to block the project from moving