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NBN Co. meets FTTH deployment goal, but competitors want lower wholesale prices

NBN Co., the public-private company building out Australia's National Broadband Network, said that it has met its revised end-of-year target of 190,000 to 220,000 homes passed by its fiber to the home rollout. However, a key wholesale customer is threatening to abandon the NBN over its prices.

Windstream's Gardner: Our wholesale team needs to sell more than wireless backhaul

Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream told investors this week that while the telco's wholesale sales force has been successful in selling fiber to the tower services, they will focus more on selling other network services.

Report: BT could reunite with O2 UK in wholesale LTE deal

BT has opened the bidding for a new mobile partner in a move that could see the UK's former telecoms monopoly back together with its former mobile unit, O2 UK, according to a report in the Financial Times.

GlobeNet wraps up work on its Bermuda-to-U.S. submarine cable system

GlobeNet, Oi's wholesale submarine cable provider subsidiary, has completed construction of its Segment 5 subsea cable system, linking Bermuda and the United States with as much as 30 Tbps capacity.

Australia's NBN Co. will serve up 1 Gig wholesale service by December

NBN Co., the Australian government-backed company rolling out the country's National Broadband Network, will offer a 1 Gbps wholesale service to competitive service providers beginning this December.

Report: Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom resume VDSL2 vectoring wholesale talks

Vodafone is negotiating a wholesale VDSL2 service arrangement with Deutsche Telekom to deliver a new TVG service over the German incumbent's copper-based last mile network.

EarthLink, Global Capacity establish cooperative off-net network arrangement

Global Capacity, an off-net services broker, and EarthLink have established a new wholesale "buy and sell agreement," the companies announced Tuesday. The new agreement will extend the network reach for both service providers.

Building Integra's brand equity, teams at top of the list for Tate

In her new role as VP of wholesale, Martha Tate is helping the newly rebranded Integra focus on both traditional carriers and a host of data center, cloud and content providers that need higher-speed connectivity. Sean Buckley, Senior Editor of FierceTelecom, spoke with Tate about the trends she's seeing in the wholesale space.

Rwanda attracts Korea Telecom

South Korea's KT has entered a collaboration to jointly deploy and operate a wholesale LTE network in Rwanda.   KT has agreed to enter a public-private partnership deal w

Alpheus extends wholesale Ethernet to AireSpring

Las Vegas-- Alpheus Communications on Tuesday extended its wholesale Ethernet services to AireSpring, a Los Angeles-based competitive service provider, enabling it to expand its MPLS and Ethernet presence in Texas.