XO Communications has introduced a bandwidth-on-demand capability targeting large business customers that want a way to deal with spikes in bandwidth for special events like overnight storage or migration into a cloud environment.
As the largest wireless carriers have expanded their LTE rollouts and services, network latency, which can provide better network performance, has taken a back seat to wireless network speeds.
Los Angeles is joining the municipal 1 Gbps fiber to the home trend with the goal of attracting a large service provider like AT&T to run a network that will serve both residents and businesses, reports ars technica.
CenturyLink has made another move to expand its global reach by purchasing capacity on Ireland-based Emerald Express submarine cable network, a move that will give it additional connectivity between North America and Europe.
It's clear that the dark fiber market is on a rapid growth trajectory. FierceTelecom takes a look at five dark fiber providers coming of age in this special report.
C Spire has begun the next stage of building out its statewide fiber to the home network, naming nine Mississippi city and town finalists that will get the 1 Gbps-capable service.
The notion of converging the optical and IP core with IP is taking hold amongst the world's largest service providers. FierceTelecom is addressing this issue in our new eBook, "Converging the Optical Core to IP."
AT&T has provided a bit more clarity about its 1 Gbps fiber to the home launch, announcing that the service will be available in "mid 2014" in parts of Austin, where it will challenge Google Fiber.
Pacnet is looking to appeal to carriers and enterprises trying to get a piece of the cloud services market with the launch of its Pacnet Enabled Network platform that uses software-defined networking to adapt to bandwidth needs as they arise.
TDS Telecom has wrapped up one American Recovery and Reinvestment Act broadband stimulus project in Wisconsin and has nearly completed another project in New Hampshire.