AT&T is doubling down on its network buildout in California, announcing that it has invested more than $7.1 billion to expand its local wireline and wireless capabilities throughout the state between 2011 and 2013.
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.
Verizon Communications has made it clear that it won't bring FiOS to any new markets, but CFO Fran Shammo told investors it would consider expansions once the current buildouts have given it the best return on its investment.
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.
Reliance Globalcom's new CEO Bill Barney said it is abandoning its effort to sell itself off and will instead try to raise debt or equity to fund future expansion efforts, reports the Economic Times.
Cincinnati is the latest city to lobby Google Fiber to be the next destination for its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service, reports WLWT News 5.
Granite Telecommunications, a competitive provider focused on providing services to multi-location businesses in the United States and Canada, said it plans on participating in AT&T's upcoming TDM-to-IP trials.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson reiterated to investors this week how pleased the company is with the cost dynamics for its initial fiber to the home (FTTH) deployment in Austin, Texas, and said it is going to roll the service out in other markets this year.