Lumos Networks has taken the next step with its ambitious Project Ark fiber to the cell site (FTTC) initiative, announcing that it has selected Cisco's routers for its supporting IP/MPLS network.
Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.
Google Fiber may have not named New York City on its recent list of planned 34 cities where it could build out its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) service, but its employment page revealed it is looking to hire sales support staff in the city, reports Geek.com.
Lightower Fiber Networks has wrapped up a 400-mile fiber network expansion that will give it greater presence in the Washington, D.C., metro area.
Consumers continue to find utility in installing a home network to support their growing broadband data and video network needs. By 2018, worldwide penetration of home networks is forecast to rise from 24.8 percent in 2013 to 33.2 percent, according to ABI Research.
TelePacific Communications has carved out wholesale service terms with its wholesale supplier AT&T designed to help smooth its migration to all IP-based services such as Ethernet and VoIP, while ensuring that legacy TDM services remain available.
CenturyLink has restored its E-911 services throughout Washington and Oregon after systems in both states were down, reports The Olympian.
Google Fiber had high ambitions to start delivering its 1 Gbps service in Austin, Texas, sometime this spring, but gaining permits for rights of way to lay its fiber has held up that process, reports KXAN-TV.
AT&T has made North Carolina the next target for its fiber to the home (FTTH) 1 Gbps service with a particular focus on parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions.
Verizon is giving its enterprise customers that use its Private IP service the opportunity to connect to multiple cloud services with its new Secure Cloud Interconnect (SCI) service.