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Sprint's Claure: Wireline assets are strategic for competing in wireless

Sprint's CEO Marcelo Claure appears to still have faith in the service provider's wireline business, telling investors that the business is strategic in letting it compete in the wireless business.

Comcast/TWC will create one of the largest local telecom providers, says group of telcos

A group of  telcos, including CenturyLink and FairPoint Communications, has told the FCC that if the Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger is approved, they should not be required to provide the combined company access to unbundled network elements (UNEs) to deliver voice services.

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