Comcast's and Level 3's pending acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and TW Telecom could have a major effect on the status of the top U.S. Ethernet providers, reports Vertical Systems Group in its Mid-2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard.
The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau has gotten approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to move ahead with the process of reviewing data from ISPs and service providers on the state of the special-access market.
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is expanding its Ethernet network to Philadelphia, giving local businesses access to the company's business Ethernet and intelligent network services.
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, reported that second-quarter 2014 revenues rose 7.8 percent to $419.7 million on strong enterprise and data and Internet segment growth.
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is moving to expand its network in Kansas City--the latest stop on a broader network buildout plan.
Level 3 Communications has put together the pieces of what will be the new management team once it closes its pending $5.7 billion acquisition of tw telecom later this year. The new team will include a collection of executives from both Level 3 and tw telecom.
Interest in dark fiber has reemerged in telecom due to the escalating demands for business services and by wireless operators that need bigger backhaul pipes to keep up with the insatiable demand for wireless data.
tw telecom, which is in the process of merging with Level 3 Communications, is adding more power to its Las Vegas network by extending its presence into North Las Vegas and south into Spring Valley and Henderson.
When Level 3 completes its $5.7 billion acquisition of tw telecom later this year, five members of its top management team could get cash-and-stock payouts valued at $88 million, reports The Denver Post.
Level 3 Communications finally broke its purchasing silence this week, announcing its intent to acquire tw telecom for $5.7 billion, a deal that will immediately enhance its ability to serve an even larger group of U.S. and multinational enterprise customers.