Liv Garfield, CEO of BT Openreach, will leave the UK incumbent telco this spring after nearly three years on the job. She will take the CEO post at Severn Trent.
CenturyLink's cloud and data center subsidiary Savvis has scored another point in the financial services sector by securing a contract for data center services with trading company IEX Group.
AT&T is making its fiber-based network service capabilities available to more California-based businesses by completing the installation of its fiber to over 450 multi-tenant office buildings throughout the San Francisco metro area.
While cable subscriber numbers are still much higher at 93 million worldwide, IPTV is posting steady gains, an Infonetics Research report says. The largest boost is in Asia, with China Telecom boasting 22 million IPTV subscribers.
Cisco reported that fiscal Q1 2014 switching sales rose 3 percent to $3.75 billion as it saw an increase in the Americas and EMEA regions. But while Cisco's revenues rose 1.2 percent year-over-year to $12 billion, net profit dropped 4.6 percent to $2 billion.
AT&T has begun a hiring drive in Connecticut to take on 30 workers to support its growing mix of broadband, cloud and wireless services in the state.
With the third quarter 2013 earnings season now complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the results of the top U.S. ILECs, including number of broadband access lines, subscriber additions, and M&A activity.
Google Fiber, according to a Twitter post, is installing its fiber-based Internet and video service in Provo, Utah.
Verizon may have halted further builds of its FiOS network into new markets, but where it is converting problem copper-based customers to the fiber-based service it's finding that customers like purchasing speeds of 50 Mbps and higher.
Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics fiber to the home network has become the regional telco's savior in its wireline business, passing over 258,000 homes and businesses at the end of Q3 2013.