Rob Shanahan, CEO and president of Lightower Fiber Networks, isn't afraid of transitions. The 25-year telecom industry veteran is now leading the company through a merger with fellow competitive provider Sidera Networks. Sean Buckley talks with Shanahan about the value the merger will create for Lightower's customer base.
tw telecom on Monday expanded the reach of its Ethernet E-Access, or "One to Many" wholesale service, for its service provider customers.
BT Openreach, the division that provides wholesale access to BT and other competitive carriers to its last mile fiber and copper networks, unveiled plans to reduce wholesale prices for its 330 Mbps Fiber to the Premises service by 37 percent.
For much of its 30-plus year existence, Integra Telecom was known for its dedication to the SMB market. But in recent years, the service provider realized that assets it purchased in 2005 gave it a set of long-haul and metro fiber assets it could use to build a set of retail and wholesale services for larger customers. CEO Kevin O'Hara talks with Sean Buckley about Integra's emerging service strategies.
Wind Italy and Vodafone Italy on Monday signed separate wholesale service agreements with Metroweb in which they will leverage its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in Milan to provide broadband services to consumers and businesses.
Integra Telecom on Tuesday launched a new dark fiber service, adding another piece to its growing wholesale service puzzle.
Another year and another 1,000+ wholesale executives flock to the Asian Carriers Conference (ACC) to work out bilateral deals on voice and data. Judging from discussi
Telstra on Monday introduced a set of wholesale offerings for Australia-based customers under its new "Data Advantage" product line.
Business services support (BSS) solutions provider CSG Systems International has bulked up its global presence by acquiring independent Swedish software company Ascade for about $19 million in cash.
Zayo is taking on the Albuquerque wholesale fiber market, extending its fiber network to the region to fulfill the needs of a wholesale wireless backhaul customer.