Frontier says that by reorganizing its company structure with a group focused on business services, it gain new commercial market share.
Equinix is purchasing 24 data center sites and their operations from Verizon for $3.6 billion.
Telecom unions CWA and IBEW say they will carefully monitor Consolidated's process to purchase FairPoint Communications.
Everstream, a Midwest-based regional fiber service provider, is acquiring Lynx Network Group for an undisclosed sum.
Juniper Networks is acquiring AppFormix, a cloud operations management provider.
Zayo entered the frenetic fiber M&A fray this week, reaching a deal to acquire Electric Lightwave for $1.42 billion.
Windstream says it is confident that it can return to broadband growth in 2017.
Zayo is acquiring Electric Lightwave—previously known as Integra Telecom—for $1.42 billion.
GTT has purchased Reliance's North American Yipes Ethernet business for $28 million.
Cogent's CEO Dave Schaeffer says the recent spate of acquisitions announced by AT&T, CenturyLink and Windstream are not game-changing events.