Open source ECOMP and the Open Orchestrator Project (OPEN-O) have merged to create the new Open Network Automation Platform Project.

The FCC set new rules for a “reverse auction” aimed at providing nearly $2 billion for rural broadband deployment.

Communications Sales and Leasing (CS&L) is beefing up its E-Rate and wireless backhaul capabilities by acquiring Hunt Telecom for $170 million.

EarthLink has deployed its SD-WAN solution for 41 customers across 1,706 locations.

CenturyLink has expanded its strategic collaboration with VMware to accelerate business' hybrid cloud architecture transition.

As Frontier enhances its business services unit, the service provider increasingly sees itself as an emerging competitive business provider.

CBTS, Cincinnati Bell’s business services subsidiary, has acquired regional provider SunTel Services.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions said it will use new technologies from Ericsson to improve its virtualized services, including its SD-WAN offerings.