Could content delivery networks run by rivals like Amazon Web Services threaten Akamai? One analyst thinks so, noting that Comcast, which moved into the CDN market segment in 2014, plans to triple its CDN capacity next year.
Verizon has taken another step forward with its hybrid cloud vision, announcing a new cloud backup service that leverages Actifio's virtualization capabilities.
FierceTelecom has teamed with Cedexis once again to shed some light on how AT&T, Verizon and five other wireline network operators performed during the first quarter of 2016. You may not be surprised to learn that Verizon's network ranks among the top in the world of wireline in the United States, just as it does in the mobile market.
Verizon has seen fiber cuts on its Northeast wireline network spike, leaving many customers without service amidst a contentious labor strike of its nearly 40,000 person union workforce.
A residential or business customer's wireline service experience is influenced by three factors of an operator's network performance: latency, throughput and availability.
Frontier Communications is being taken to task by Florida regulators over network issues associated with its acquisition of Verizon's properties. The state's Attorney General Pan Bondi has asked the telco in a letter to remedy network problems and issue refunds to all consumers affected during the transition period.
How do top U.S. carriers including AT&T, Verizon and Consolidated Communications compare when it comes to wireline network latency, throughput and availability? These three factors have a direct impact on how well operators serve businesses and consumers, making it important for customers to know what they're getting.
AT&T and DAS provider Mobilitie have released some numbers for mobile data usage rates at Churchill Downs during the Kentucky Derby, including what the companies are calling a record of 815 GB used during a single hour.
After satellite players O3b Networks and ViaSat submitted studies to the FCC, AT&T Services, Nokia, Samsung Electronics America, T-Mobile USA and Verizon responded in kind, submitting results of a detailed but preliminary simulation conducted by Nokia to assess potential interference between terrestrial 5G services and fixed satellite services (FSS) systems sharing the 28 GHz band.
U.S. tower companies have seen their shares generally hold firm despite concerns about carriers' network strategies as the industry moves toward 5G. But the ongoing strike by Verizon's wireline workers could create a temporary drag on network investments by the company's largest mobile network operator, according to analysts at Evercore ISI.