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Windstream's Gardner: IP transition should recognize difference between enterprises and consumers

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 extends one year of free 6 Mbps U-verse broadband to Missouri-based SMBs

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.

FirstLight Fiber employs Cisco ASR for core upgrade, aligns New England, upstate NY presence

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.

UNSi establishes interconnection agreement with Alpheus, deepens Texas Ethernet presence

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 creates foundation to work with Google Fiber

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 names Bill Farwell as CFO, gears up for more M&A

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's Russian unit faces SEC, Justice Department bribery investigation

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 extends FiOS to nearly 1.3M Virginia homes

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.

Level 3 grabs two new multi-national enterprise wins

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.

Juniper, Coriant jointly achieve long-haul DWDM, router interoperability

Juniper Networks and Coriant are taking advantage of this week's Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC 2014) to showcase their creation of an integrated packet transport network (IPTN).