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CenturyLink raises prices on standalone DSL service

CenturyLink's dry loop DSL service customers were served an unwelcome dish following Thanksgiving as the telco announced it is increasing the price of the standalone service by $2 per month.

Zayo increases term loan facility to $1.75B

Zayo has completed an amendment of its credit limit, increasing its $1.6 billion term loan facility by $150 million to $1.75 billion.

Africa, Latin America have the highest local access prices, says TeleGeography

Getting access to local telecom network services is a necessity for service providers and businesses, but pricing can differ not only between regions and by country, but also in a specific metro market, a TeleGeography report says.

TDS Telecom completes part of Colorado broadband stimulus build

TDS Telecom is putting broadband into more rural customer's hands by completing part of its ARRA-funded broadband Internet project in Paonia, Colo.

IP router, switch revenues drop 10 percent, but Q4 outlook good

The global IP router and switching market may have suffered a near-term setback as revenues dropped 10 percent sequentially, but vendors are expected to see improvement in the upcoming fourth quarter, according to Infonetics Research.

AT&T brings 200 St. Louis area buildings onto fiber network

AT&T is giving more businesses in the St. Louis area the opportunity to access higher speed services such as Ethernet by extending their fiber network to over 200 multi-tenant buildings.

XO names Qwest exec Christopher Ancell as new CEO

XO has appointed 30-year telecom industry veteran Christopher Ancell as its new CEO, giving the company a permanent replacement to Carl Grivner, who left in April 2011.

Vonage, Verizon set stage for further VoIP interconnection

Verizon recently established a VoIP interconnection agreement with Vonage, the latest pact that it hopes will set the foundation for its growing IP VoIP interconnection partnership program.

Telstra Global adds 100G to Asia Pac UNITY submarine cable

Telstra Global has incorporated 100G optical technology on the UNITY submarine cable route, a move that will enable it to deliver higher speed services and greater diversity to its growing base of trans-Pacific and Asia Pacific customers.

Equinix taps Level 3 alum Strohmeyer to head Americas division

Equinix has named Karl Strohmeyer as president of its Americas operation where he will be tasked with the management, strategy and growth plan for the region.