LS Networks, a Portland, Ore.-based competitive fiber provider, has wrapped its acquisition of Quantum Communications, deepening its footprint in the Pacific Northwest market.
Chinese vendor Huawei, which has been effectively shut out of competition in the Tier 1 U.S. wireless infrastructure market for several years, is touting the deployment of its Active Antenna Unit (AAU) solution on 100 commercial networks worldwide.
A new report from the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) has taken aim at the municipal broadband movement, suggesting that networks should be the "last resort" a municipality should consider in expanding Internet access.
Nokia announced it is consulting with its two European works councils over staff cuts that form part of its commitment to reduce operating costs by €900 million ($1.02 billion) by 2018 following its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.
Bouygues Telecom and Free Mobile are the first of France's four mobile operators to gain authorisation for 4G sites in the 700 MHz spectrum band.
Equinix has introduced its Data Hub service targeting enterprise customers' need to store data near the clouds they use while maintaining control on how that data is managed.
In the colocation space, New York, London, Washington, Tokyo and Silicon Valley were the top worldwide metro areas that generated the most colocation revenue in the fourth quarter of 2015. According to Synergy Research, these markets account for 27 percent of worldwide retail and wholesale colocation revenues.
Ericsson has acquired NodePrime, a San Francisco-based data center management startup, enhancing its efforts to help service providers configure and manage data center hardware.
CenturyLink, Frontier Communications and TDS are amongst a growing group of service providers that are considering partnering with local communities to build out and upgrade their networks to support higher speed residential and business services.
The growing interest in low power wide area (LPWA) networks, which are seen as a critical component to support a range of connected objects with long battery lives and low data rate requirements, is driving a battle between a mix of standard and proprietary technologies.