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Leased line prices coming down

Global line leasing costs are falling due to the launch of new submarine cables, however the rate of decline varies greatly between regions, TeleGeography claims.   The r

Welcome 2012's wholesale service provider leaders

As we begin our coverage of this year's COMPTEL PLUS--a trade show this week in San Francisco that will focus selling wholesale services to competitive providers and increasingly wireless

Openreach pledges to double cabinet data rates

BT’s wholesale business Openreach is gearing up for a major upgrade to its fiber network, that aims to double the data rates provided to street cabinets in the UK.   <

BT's cost cutting helps offset fiscal Q3 revenue decline

BT (NYSE: BT) saw its revenue fall 5 percent to £4.77 billion ($7.55 billion) in fiscal Q3 2011 due to declines in its global services, retail and wholesale divisions, but its ongoing cost

Telstra serves up wholesale fiber service in South Brisbane

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has struck an agreement to provide wholesale access to competitors on its fiber network in South Brisbane in addition to new Greenfield real estate developments. As reported in

Phil Meeks plots Cox Business' path to profitability

In the latest installment of On the Hot Seat, FierceTelecom's sister publication FierceCable talks with Phil Meeks, Senior Vice President, Cox Business, about the cable MSO's plans to grow its

Fujitsu first with FTTP

Fujitsu is a step closer to its goal of connecting five million UK homes to fiber, after hooking up its first customers to a trial network.   The ICT firm is the first

CRTC sets new wholesale ISP billing model based on capacity, not volume

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has outlined a new wholesale access billing model incumbent service providers like Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) can use to charge

Level 3 targets Mexico business and wholesale service opportunities

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) wants to take advantage of potential opportunities to serve the growing presence of service providers and enterprises in Mexico. Offered through its local licensed

Barclays: UK m-payments to reach £19.3B by 2021

UK consumers will use their handsets to make purchases valued at £19.28 billion by 2021, according to a study by Barclays Corporate, helped by the greater availability of NFC and high-speed