Two House Republicans are calling on lawmakers to revamp the 1996 Telecom Act to better reflect the realities the communications industry is seeing in today's broadband and wireless era. But exactly what changes they want to make are not clear.
Windstream may still have work to do to integrate Paetec's assets into its fold, but CEO Jeff Gardner says that they are ready to begin searching for assets that would complement its growing enterprise service business.
Windstream is the latest service provider to ask the FCC to take a closer look at AT&T's proposal to eliminate discounts for five-year and longer term plans for its TDM-based special access services.
As the telecom industry evolves into one where service providers offer a series of wireless and wireline services, FierceTelecom and FierceWireless teamed up to present The 25 Most Powerful People in U.S. Wireless and Wireline 2013 to reflect the changing nature of this market vertical.
Windstream reported that its ongoing focus to become the fourth largest enterprise provider is bearing fruit as its business service revenues rose 1 percent year-over-year to $916 million.
The State of Delaware and cloud service provider IPR have introduced the Wilmington Network Access Point, a statewide fiber- and cloud-based network built with partners such as Windstream and Comcast Business to provide services to local businesses.
Nebraska City, Neb., has chosen Spiral Communications to build a 1 Gbps fiber optic network to serve the 7,277 citizens of the town and business customers.
Windstream Hosted Solutions, the telco's data center and managed service subsidiary, has added Nashville, Tenn. to its growing roster of data center sites, announcing a new 22,000 square foot facility.
Windstream has come up with a way to simplify the way its wholesale Ethernet customers interconnect with them by establishing nine External-Network to Network Interconnection locations across the United States as part of the company's effort to become what CEO Jeff Gardner calls an enterprise-focused service provider.
Windstream may be transforming itself into a enterprise services-focused company, but its consumer broadband business remains its second fastest growing revenue stream in its portfolio, President and CEO Jeff Gardner told investors.