Analyzing M2M data is a growing market segment that ABI Research predicts will climb 53 percent in the next five years--from $1.9 billion to $14.3 billion by 2018.
ADVA Optical Networking reported that Q3 2013 revenues rose 0.9 percent sequentially to $109.1 million, meeting its quarterly guidance between $105 million to $112 million. But a "disappointingly" developing optical market impacted its outlook for the rest of the year.
Infinera reported that third-quarter revenues rose 3 percent sequentially to $142.2 million due to ongoing adoption of its DTN-X optical platform.
TDS Telecom continues to make progress with its broadband stimulus buildout drive, completing one project and nearly finishing another in Indiana that will bring service to a total of 600 homes and businesses that could not get service before now.
Comcast is the latest service provider to see how 1 Tbps optical transmission could work over a live network. The cable MSO recently completed a live field trial of a 1 Tbps long-haul transmission network that spans nearly 1,000 km connecting Ashburn, Va., to Charlotte, N.C.
CenturyLink has established a network-to-network interconnection agreement with Telstra Global, enabling the Australian provider to increase its footprint throughout the United States to satisfy the needs of its multinational business customers.
AT&T is seeking candidates to fill almost 100 positions in South Carolina, including 60 new technician and retail positions across the state to support ongoing network investments and customer service.
Telecom Italia is abandoning plans to spin out its wireline network operations, according to a Bloomberg report citing people close to the company's activities. The service provider will officially withdraw the plan during an upcoming board meeting on Nov. 7.
GPON may be the top fiber to the home technology, but a new report from Informa says that interoperability and certification of network elements will drive further expansion of multi-vendor networks.
USTelecom has named Steve Davis, executive vice president for public policy and government for CenturyLink, as its new chairman for a two-year term. He takes over from Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream.