If Charter Communications is successful in acquiring fellow cable MSOs Time Warner Cable and Bright House, it could alter the dynamics of the Ethernet market once again.
Verizon will start using Mesosphere's Datacenter Operating System (DCOS), a move that it says will enhance data center operations with improvements in automation and scale when deploying applications, services and big data.
All four Tier 1 wireless operators will either partner, acquire or be acquired by a pay-TV provider, according to Tim Horan, an analyst with Oppenheimer. Specifically Horan theorizes that either Comcast or Charter will purchase T-Mobile US.
The second quarter earnings season has come to a close and FierceWirelessTec h is taking a look at how the top 8 U.S. wireless operators performed during the quarter.
As expected, analysts at Wells Fargo Securities say all four nationwide U.S. wireless carriers ramped up capital spending in the second quarter after a dismal first quarter, and they expect AT&T and T-Mobile US to spend more in the third quarter than they did in the second quarter.
AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon lost ground in the second quarter 2015 broadband race to cable as each provider continued to shed traditional DSL subscribers and implement new growth strategies.
Verizon has deployed nearly 50 small cells in the Pittsburgh area. The deployment includes 15 cells in the Pittsburgh metro area. Crown Castle is handling the majority of the deployment with some assistance from ExteNet.
AT&T has been working with the US National Security Agency to provide Internet usage traffic records since 2011, according to a New York Times report.
Verizon has become embroiled in a pole attachment battle with Virginia-based power company Dominion, arguing that the power company pays more for access than its CLEC competitors.
Frontier has set an aggressive timeline to expand broadband to 750,000 more households throughout its service footprint by the year 2020. Dan McCarthy, president and CEO of Frontier, said in an FCC filing that this commitment will include the wireline properties it is in the process of buying from Verizon in California, Florida and Texas.