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Level 3's Storey: M&A is an option, not a necessity

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 taps Infinera for 100G long-haul intercity express network

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.

Freescale, Huawei, ZTE employees among Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passengers

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, ADTRAN lead the wireline broadband market, says Infonetics

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.

OTT video a top concern at Mobile World Congress

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

Disney deal gives Dish an edge in OTT space

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 takes on Google's Chromecast with $50 Streaming Stick

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.

TV still dominates video usage, but online is growing

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 completes N.H. broadband expansion effort, reaches 95% of access lines

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.

TeleGeography: Ethernet VPLS, EoDWDM interest grows, while IP/VPN expansion dips

Ethernet may be the data technology of choice for large and small businesses, but the rising stars in this segment are Ethernet VPN/VPLS and Ethernet over DWDM (EoDWDM), says TeleGeography in a new report.