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Verizon imposes $1 fee on FiOS voice customers

Verizon's FiOS customers are being greeted with yet another fee as the telco has added a $1 charge to its FiOS voice bills.

FairPoint Ethernet service revenues rise to $19.9M on strong retail, wholesale sales

FairPoint reported that Ethernet service revenues contributed about $19.9 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2014, up from $14.9 million a year ago, as retail and wholesale circuits grew 56.6 percent year-over-year. 

Granite Telecom ready to take part in AT&T's IP transition trials

Granite Telecommunications, a competitive provider focused on providing services to multi-location businesses in the United States and Canada, said it plans on participating in AT&T's upcoming  TDM-to-IP trials.

NY Attorney General files injunction request as Verizon eyes Catskills for its Voice Link service

Verizon's new Voice Link service may have a continuing fight on its hands as it tries to expand beyond Fire Island, N.Y., and Mantoloking, N.J. The New York Attorney General's office filed a request for an injunction on Wednesday, claiming that the carrier is planning to replace landline service in the Catskills in violation of the Public Service Commission's tariff amendment.

ViaSat chooses Alianza to power its Exede Voice service

ViaSat, an early purveyor of satellite-based broadband services, is leveraging Alianza's wholesale VoIP platform as the underlying platform for its new Exede voice service.

Verizon services outside Baltimore impacted by train derailment

Verizon said that a train derailment Tuesday morning west of Baltimore in Ellicott City damaged the telco's facilities near the accident site, knocking out voice and data service to some customers.

States mull eliminating landline voice mandates

An increasing number of state legislatures around the United States are responding favorably to lobbying push by telcos to repeal mandates requiring them to offer landline voice telephone service.

Lightyear drives local agents to sell more POTS

Lightyear Network Solutions (OTC BB: LYNS.OB) thinks that the death of the POTS (plain old telephone service) network is "grossly exaggerated" and is asking its local agents to sell more traditional

BT Openreach to launch 300 Mbps FTTP broadband service in 2012

BT Openreach (NYSE: BT) is finally making good on its promise to provide a 300 Mbps Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)-based service beginning next spring. Source: BT Openreach Offered on a

Ovum: Broadband revenue will outpace voice in 2012

At a time when traditional telcos' voice service revenue continues to decline every quarter, it's not surprising to see them banking on broadband as their new growth engine. And their bet is not all