Verizon Wireless is not talking to Dish Network about any kind of deal, according to Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam.
According to new maps from Mosaik Solutions, Verizon Wireless could be subject to bidding restrictions across virtually the entire country in the FCC's 600 MHz auction next year. Meanwhile, AT&T Mobility could face restrictions in locations across wide portions of the West and East Coasts, but not in the central part of the country. The maps from Mosaik, provided exclusively to FierceWireless, provide the clearest view yet as to exactly how the FCC's 600 MHz auction rules will affect the nation's two largest wireless carriers.
Now that AT&T's bid to acquire DirecTV is official, and the FCC's rules for the spectrum screen and the 600 MHz auction are finalized, the merger-and-acquisition landscape in the wireless industry is now much, much clearer. Specifically, the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile US appears significantly more daunting, and a Verizon purchase of Dish Network's spectrum appears somewhat more likely.
U.S. multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) saw one of their strongest periods in the first quarter of 2014, adding a total of 202,670 customers.
Verizon Wireless announced new More Everything pricing for business users, allowing teams of up to 50 people to share up to 100 GB of data.
Picture some 17,000 miles of fiber-optic cabling--equaling six trips between New York City and Los Angeles--and you'll have some idea of how much infrastructure Verizon Communications has installed in the Big Apple. That infrastructure includes interoffice and backbone network equipment, specialized fiber for large enterprises, and consumer and SMB FiOS services.
NEW YORK--Netflix has proven that content can be a revenue driver and has driven multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) and content providers alike to improve their online offerings. But the myriad technologies available and ever-changing content rights issues are slowing deployment of multiscreen services.
Adams NetWorks in Illinois and Chariton Valley Communications in Missouri have each launched fixed LTE services for rural customers using Globecomm Systems' hosted platform.
8X8, a competitive VoIP and cloud services provider, has taken the top spot on the Infonetics Research top hosted unified communications scorecard, beating out West IP Communications, Comcast and Verizon.
In this week's "wouldya look at that" category, Comcast's ranking on the monthly Netflix Speed Index rose yet again, climbing from No. 4 to No. 3 in average streaming speeds among major U.S. Internet service providers for April. The MSO's ranking leapt from its near-basement ranking of 11 th place after signing a peering deal with the online video service in late February.