Lumos Networks’ fiber network could be an attractive tuck-in acquisition for a larger fiber player or a tower provider like Zayo or Crown Castle.

Windstream will be able to reach the $125 million a year in synergies it touted when it announced the acquisition of Earthlink, one analyst firm predicts. 

Juniper may have seen some signs of service provider spending growth in the fourth quarter, but overall capex trends remain unclear.  

AT&T has placed a hefty bet that virtual services and mobility will be the growth drivers in its business segment.

AT&T says more of its customers are purchasing higher speeds of 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps in areas where it has built out FTTH services.

Verizon reported decent FiOS internet growth in the fourth quarter, adding a total of 68,000 new subscribers.

Aryaka has secured a $45 million Series D round of financing, bringing total investment in the company to $120 million.

Check here throughout the Q4 2016 reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in telecom's wireline segment.