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Overland Park, Kan., ready to green light Google Fiber

The Overland Park, Kan., City Council is ready to open the doors for Google Fiber to come in and bring super-fast Internet and accompanying services to the city--and Google is apparently finally ready to take that step forward.

AT&T-DirecTV deal will be hot topic as moguls gather in Sun Valley

AT&T's bid to merge with DirecTV is expected to be at the top of the agenda at Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley, Idaho, conference, long seen as an off-the-record industry incubator.

Mexican telecom overhaul regulation targets Carlos Slim's business

An ongoing move by the Mexican government to overhaul its telecommunications industry has direct implications for billionaire telecom mogul Carlos Slim, perhaps even resulting in the break-up of America Movil, Slim's all-encompassing telecommunications firm.

Cologix adds Allied Fiber's dark fiber to its Jacksonville, Fla., meet-me room

Cologix has added dark fiber provider Allied Fiber to its growing list of service provider partners that have established a point of presence (PoP) at its Jacksonville, Fla., data center.

Spirent snaps up Radvision's TBU for $25M, enhances VoIP, VoLTE expertise

Spirent is bolstering its voice and video over IP communications, including voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities, by reaching a $25 million deal to purchase Radvision's Technology Business Unit (TBU).

Zayo files for IPO, expects to raise $100M

Zayo has filed the necessary paperwork with U.S. regulators to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) with hopes of raising up to $100 million.

Google Fiber extends Provo, Utah, fiber broadband sign-up through September

Google Fiber announced that it's going to extend the sign-up process for residents who want its fiber to the home (FTTH) service in Provo, Utah, through September.

KPN simplifies broadband plans with four new DSL, fiber bundle plans

KPN has introduced four new wireline broadband packages, offering a new range of speeds and bundles over its existing copper and growing fiber to the home (FTTH) last mile networks.

Sizing up the LTE spectrum holdings of the top four wireless operators

All of the top wireless operators spend a lot of their energy touting how many people their networks cover or the speeds their LTE networks can deliver. However, a new  FierceWireless  report reveals that the more important metric is how much spectrum the carriers have to support their LTE services--and where exactly they have it across the country.

San Francisco, San Jose add roaming and encryption capabilities to their Wi-Fi service

San Francisco and San Jose, Calif., incorporated Hotspot 2.0 roaming and encryption capabilities into their existing public Wi-Fi hotspot service in partnership with Ruckus Wireless and Global Reach.