Africa's international bandwidth demand will skyrocket at a compound annual growth rate of 51 percent between 2012 and 2019, according to a TeleGeography Global report, surpassing Latin America and the Middle East.
AT&T has turned its hiring drive to Wisconsin where it is looking hire 90 people, including 80 technicians, to support the growth of its U-verse TV and broadband services in the state.
AT&T has lit up 54 multi-tenant office buildings in Louisiana as part of its fiber to the building drive, extending fiber-based services to over 2,600 business customer locations in the state.
The FCC is making $32 million in Connect America Fund grants available to enable service providers in Puerto Rico, Hawaii and Alaska to bring broadband service to over 42,000 "underserved" homes and businesses
Lumos Networks continues to make progress with its "edge-out" market strategy to expand its fiber network by completing the launch of metro Ethernet in Richmond, Va., and the upgrade of its fiber assets in Western Pennsylvania.
Bell Aliant's IPTV service continues to be a major growth engine as Q3 revenue grew 56 percent year-over-year to $11.5 million with the addition of 19,300 new FibreOP TV customers.
Alcatel-Lucent's IP routing division continues to be the shining star in the company's portfolio, rising 7 percent year-over-year to $789.2 million.
When it comes to packet optical transport systems, a new Infonetics report says that service providers favor four vendors: Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Huawei.
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Ixia is continuing with its acquisition spree with a $190 million cash deal to acquire application and visibility solution vendor Net Optics.