With the fourth quarter 2013 earnings season now complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the results of the top U.S. ILECs. In this report, we break down the numbers in our quarterly chart, which summarizes how the top 13 ILECs performed in terms of revenue, access line losses and subscriber additions.
LAS VEGAS-- Jeff Gardner, CEO of Windstream, recognizes that while residential consumers have a number of service options, the enterprise market is still evolving. Speaking at the COMPTEL Spring 2014 Convention & EXPO trade show, Gardner said that regulators and policy makers in Washington, D.C., need to better understand how the proposed TDM-to-IP transition proposed by AT&T will affect business customers.
AT&T is giving its small and medium business (SMB) customers that reside in its Missouri serving areas up to 12 months of free 6 Mbps AT&T U-verse Internet service.
LAS VEGAS-- FirstLight Fiber has completed the upgrade of its IP-based core, which it built both organically and through acquisitions such as TelJet in recent years to serve business and wholesale customers in upstate New York and northern New England.
LAS VEGAS-- UNSi has signed an External-Network to Network Interconnection (E-NNI) agreement with Alpheus Communications, giving it immediate access to 129,000 Ethernet-qualified locations in Texas.
San Antonio has signed an agreement with Google Fiber for the preliminary placement of "fiber huts" throughout the city, reports the San Antonio Express-News.
TNCI has named telecom veteran Bill Farwell as its new CFO at a time when the service provider is expanding its network and service reach through a series of targeted acquisitions.
Cisco said it is complying with a request from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that its Russian unit has engaged in bribery, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Verizon reported that as of the end of 2013, its FiOS network service was available to almost 1.3 million homes and businesses throughout northern, central and southeastern Virginia.
As if to underscore the company's growth in the enterprise segment, Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) this week announced two new deals that will see it deliver its connectivity solutions to more high-end customers.