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Gearing up for iPhone 5S, 5C debuts

With Apple expected to introduce new high-end 5S and mid-range 5C iPhones on Sept. 10 during its annual media event, the FierceWireless team will be following all of the action.

Map shows 600K locations for CAF broadband funding

The FCC has released an interactive map that shows the locations of 660,000 homes and businesses that are eligible targets to get broadband access through its Connect America Fund.

Modern myths of moving away from the old telephone network

Fear of the unknown can hold back American innovation and economic growth in the form of those who invoke bogeymen to scare consumers away from technological advances. That's happening today, as a dialogue is just beginning on how to upgrade and modernize the nation's old telephone networks to next generation high-speed Internet networks.

AT&T to bring U-verse to Park Ridge, Ill., but VRAD placement remains a concern

AT&T has struck a deal with the Park Ridge, Ill., city council to pay the city $2,000 for every remote terminal cabinet it installs to provide U-verse service to customers, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.

New Zealand's Chorus introduces 1 Gbps FTTH community competition

Chorus, New Zealand's incumbent wireline service provider, has taken a cue from Google Fiber's community drive with its "Welcome to Gigatown" competition, which will provide a winning town 1 Gbps fiber to the home speeds.

Integra extends fiber network to Minneapolis area to target business opportunities

Integra is extending its fiber network to Minneapolis, with plans to build out about 1,600 fiber miles as a way to attract new business customer opportunities that exist in the city's Central Business District.

Ciena's fiscal Q3 packet optical revenues rise to $302M

Ciena's converged packet optical systems segment was a key factor in its fiscal year Q3 2013 earnings mix, rising to $302 million.

Spirent ousts CEO Burns after poor financial performance, Hutchinson assumes post

Spirent Communications announced that CEO Bill Burns is stepping down from his post immediately and will be temporarily replaced by the company's CFO Eric Hutchinson.

Nokia's $7.2B handset sale could create cloud opportunities for NSN

When Nokia completes the $7.2 billion sale of its struggling handset business to Microsoft in Q1 2014, its Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) subsidiary will be able focus its attention on selling wireless infrastructure and emerging cloud-based service opportunities.

Alaska Communications rolls out Carrier Ethernet 2.0-based service

Alaska Communications is now offering its existing and new business customers a Carrier Ethernet 2.0-based Business Ethernet Services line.