The Q3 2013 earnings season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the third-quarter reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.
GPON may be the top fiber to the home technology, but a new report from Informa says that interoperability and certification of network elements will drive further expansion of multi-vendor networks.
Seaborn Networks, an independent submarine cable operator, has secured a "Promise of Guarantee" from Coface, the French Export Credit Agency, for the Seabras-1 submarine cable system connecting Sao Paulo, Brazil and the United States.
The demand from service providers and enterprises for 100G network ports will drive up 100G port revenue beyond the $6 billion mark by 2017, according to a new Infonetics report.
Marlin Equity Partners purchased Tellabs for about $891 million in cash, signaling a new era for the telecom equipment maker which has struggled with quarterly revenue declines and ongoing losses.
Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena and Cisco may be the largest optical transport network switching and transport equipment and packet-optical transport systems vendors, but a new Infonetics report said they are being challenged by a host of pure-play P-OTS platform vendors.
Pay-TV distributors have spent significant resources to make their programming available on new Web-connected devices via apps. This week, FierceCable editor Steve Donohue ranks the top 10 such apps.
Netflix might be coming soon to your cable box. With the help of TiVo, the company has reached two groundbreaking agreements with cable operators overseas, and Netflix has already suggested those deals could serve as a foundation to build on domestically. But true integration between cable operators and Netflix is probably a long way off.
AT&T Government Solutions has won a $4.1 billion, five-year indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to deploy communications and transmission systems for the Project Manager, Defense Communications Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS) program.
For years, the cable boxes leased by operators like Comcast and others have been off limits for Netflix. Now reports suggest that could change.