tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is moving to expand its network in Kansas City--the latest stop on a broader network buildout plan.
ADVA Optical Networking reported that second-quarter 2014 revenues rose to $117 million, up 11.2 year-over-year from $105.4 million and 11.6 percent sequentially from $105 million in the first quarter of 2014 due to an increase in enterprise sales.
Frontier Communications has named Paul Quick as the senior vice president and general manager of its Connecticut operations in anticipation of completing its pending $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's Connecticut wireline business and statewide fiber network.
Infinera continues to benefit from sales of its next-gen DTN-X platform as second-quarter 2014 earnings jumped sequentially and year-over-year to $165.4 million from $142.8 million in the first quarter of 2014 and $138.4 million in the second quarter of 2013.
BCE, the parent company of Bell Canada, is going to privatize its Atlantic Canada affiliate Bell Aliant by acquiring the interest of its public minority shareholders while supporting its FibreOP fiber to the home (FTTH) broadband growth initiatives.
AT&T is enhancing its growing cloud services ambitions by adding Alcatel-Lucent and Fujitsu to its User-Defined Network Cloud program it initially launched in February.
The Canadian government is moving to bridge the broadband divide with a pledge to bring up to 5 Mbps download speeds to an additional 280,000 households that either have no access or can only get dial-up service.
Level 3 Communications has put together the pieces of what will be the new management team once it closes its pending $5.7 billion acquisition of tw telecom later this year. The new team will include a collection of executives from both Level 3 and tw telecom.
Juniper Networks reported that a new wave of service provider spending drove up the vendor's second-quarter 2014 revenue 7 percent year-over-year to $1.23 billion, up from $1.2 billion in the same period a year ago.
Time Warner Cable may be one of the holdouts in the 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband game, but the cable MSO may finally be making its move in Los Angeles by responding to a request for information (RFI) put out by the city for ultra broadband service.