ADVA Optical Networking is enhancing its network synchronization power by reaching a deal to acquire Oscilloquartz SA, a Neuchatel, Switzerland-based network synchronization vendor, from Swatch Group.
Level 3 Communications has a reputation for being one of the aggressive consolidators of the wireline service provider market, but CEO Jeff Storey told investors that the company has the right mix of assets and products to compete.
Windstream is enhancing its ability to serve its growing base of business customers in the Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets it operates in by employing Infinera's DTN-X platform for its Long-Haul Express Network.
Employees of several Asia Pacific-based communications service providers and vendors were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at the time of its disappearance, including Huawei, competitor ZTE, U.S. company Freescale Semiconductor, and reportedly, China Telecom.
Calix, Alcatel-Lucent and ADTRAN will continue to benefit from the U.S. Tier 3 service providers that are upgrading their existing copper plant to support VDSL2 or building out fiber to the home (FTTH), says Infonetics.
Over-the-top video was a hot topic at this year's Mobile World Congress, with vendors and operators discussing solutions to the expense of streaming video to a mobile device. Special Report
Dish Network's carriage deal with Walt Disney Co. inked earlier this week gives it the right to deliver ESPN, the Disney Channel, ABC and other content via an over-the-top service that the company plans to launch soon. Many consider this to be a groundbreaking deal that will set Dish up as a leader in the OTT space.
Roku, the maker of an online video streaming set-top box and HDMI dongle, debuted a $50 version of its Streaking Stick that will begin shipping in mid-April. The device, which connects to the TV via an HDMI port, will compete with Google's $35 Chromecast stick in delivering streaming content to TVs and other devices.
Nearly 80 percent of U.S. adults still get most of their video through traditional pay-TV services, though paid streaming video services and free services also make up a large portion of viewing, a CEA study found.
FairPoint Communications met another milestone in its northern New England broadband expansion effort, reaching its goal to increase broadband access to 95 of its access lines in New Hampshire.