Windstream reports that it is suffering a "widespread" outage on its voice network, an issue that's affecting the ability of customers in several states to make long-distance and toll free calls.
Frontier Communications is close to completing its middle mile broadband stimulus project in West Virginia, one that will provide services to various anchor institutions throughout the state.
BTI Systems has beefed up its management team by hiring two telecom industry veterans, Eve Griliches and Jim Hintze, to head up new cloud and software-defined networking initiatives.
Windstream reported that a switch in South Florida experienced a failure on Sunday afternoon, interrupting service to about 30,000 local business and residential lines in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and surrounding areas.
Vermont's Vtel has entered the 1 Gbps fiber to the home symmetrical speed race, serving up a $35 a month offering for rural consumer and business customers.
Alcatel-Lucent may be challenged by cash flow issues, but strong sales in North America and momentum for its VDSL2 products drove up its Q1 revenue 0.6 percent to €3.23 billion ($4.2 billion).
Tellabs' first-quarter revenue declined year-over-year to $209 million, down from $258 million in Q1 2012, due to lower sales in Western Europe and regulatory uncertainty in Mexico.
FiberLight, a Southeastern fiber-centric service provider, has completed the buildout of its new long-haul regional network segment serving Texas' DASH (Dallas-Austin-San Antonio-Houston) market.
Calix bucked the seasonal trend that has plagued other members of the telecom ecosystem as the vendor's Q1 2013 revenues rose 15.3 percent year-over-year revenue to $90.5 million.
Level 3 Communications' first-quarter revenues declined sequentially and year-over-year to $1.58 billion due to the expected termination of various North America and UK government contracts.