Communications Sales & Leasing is buying Tower Cloud for $230 million in cash and stock, giving it a set of dark fiber and turnkey small cell services to further its appeal with Tier 1 wireless operators.
AT&T (NYSE: T), like its other wireless competitors, is keen on the future capabilities that 5G wireless will bring. But in order to support those rollouts, which will be driven on small cells, the service provider will need access to various local infrastructure platforms.
Craig Silliman, EVP of Public Policy and General Counsel of Verizon (NYSE: VZ), said in an interview with FierceTelecom that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's "proactive and aggressive approach is...
3M has unveiled its new Clear Track fiber pathway products that the company said will eliminate the need for installers to splice or add connection points when running fiber from outdoors to indoors.
Verizon's move to build out FiOS in Boston, which it announced in April as part of a six-year, $300 million plan, isn't your typical fiber roll out.
Frontier isn't planning on a large expansion of its FTTH network in the areas it entered via its latest Verizon wireline facility acquisition, but a host of fiber installation innovations will help it retain costs.
AT&T is putting up a $60,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person (or persons) responsible for a killing a technician in Waco, Texas while he was on the job on April 22.
AT&T has continued to find ways to expand its fiber footprint for residents and like other service providers sees the micro-trenching as a key tool in its FTTH installation toolbox.
AT&T may have set DirecTV as its new video delivery platform, but in order to cross sell customers a suite of complementary wireline broadband and wireless services, the telco is looking to bring commonality to its installation processes.
A residential or business customer's wireline service experience is influenced by three factors of an operator's network performance-- latency, throughput and availability.