Zayo has turned its attention to the Miami market as its latest expansion target as its subsidiary zColo builds out a new colocation facility in Digital Realty Trust's (DRT) data center, located at 36 NE 2 St. in downtown Miami, and a new metro fiber network that will connect the new location.
Huawei, Ciena and Alcatel-Lucent benefited from a 4 percent year-over-year rise in WDM equipment spending during the third quarter, reports Infonetics in its quarterly optical network hardware report.
Deutsche Telekom has begun offering its VDSL2 service to customers in the first 10 communities in its operating territory. Initially supporting up to 50 Mbps, the telco will implement vectoring on its copper lines to offer up to 100 Mbps in the second half of 2014.
Verizon continues to battle a raft of copper wiring theft in Pittsburgh's North Side neighborhood. The telco is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of who is responsible.
TeliaSonera International Carrier is responding to the growing demand for bandwidth from its growing mix of carrier and social media company customers by adding 11,500 dark fiber miles to its network.
Level 3 Communications has expanded and upgraded its Latin America network in four of the region's largest countries--Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela--to support what it says is a growing desire from carrier and business customers for higher speed integrated IP solutions.
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.