Solving complex communications problems for large multinational corporations is a challenge that Bas Burger, president, US & Canada, BT Global Services, knows how to tackle. Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, speaks with Burger about BT Global's role in providing services to multinational corporations, what differentiates it from other players, and key issues.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is dedicating $10 million in the state's fiscal 2014 capital plan to enhance residential broadband connectivity in the western part of the state, reports the Berkshire Eagle.
Comcast has put the final touches on a fiber network expansion into Renton, Wash., as a way to appeal to more business customers that are looking for new sources for Ethernet services.
Lowell McAdam, CEO and chairman of Verizon, put another nail into the FiOS expansion idea, saying at an investor conference on Monday that the carrier will continue to focus on expanding service availability in existing markets.
The FCC has allocated a total of $255 million in grants from its Connect America Fund Phase I (CAF-I), enabling five telcos to deliver broadband access to over 400,000 rural homes and businesses in 41 states.
Brazil-based service providers spent $8 billion during the first nine months of 2013 to conduct network expansions, increase coverage and improve service quality, according to data from the Brazilian Telecommunications Association (Telebrasil).
CenturyLink has started to deliver its new 1 Gbps fiber to the home service to customers that reside in the northwest area of Las Vegas.
Comptel, the trade association representing the competitive telecom service provider segment, has named former Mississippi Congressman Chip Pickering as its CEO.
Cisco and Juniper continue to remain the dominant core router service players, a position that was further cemented by the introduction of new products in the recent financial quarter, according to a new Dell'Oro report.
Google Fiber's unusual placement of a utility cabinet that houses its fiber equipment--in the middle of a sidewalk--has incited the rage of Kansas City, Mo., residents, reports local FOX News network affiliate WDAF TV.