Marlin Equity Partners purchased Tellabs for about $891 million in cash, signaling a new era for the telecom equipment maker which has struggled with quarterly revenue declines and ongoing losses.
AT&T and Charter Communications will now have to deal with another fiber to the home competitor in Alabama as Opelika Power Services got city council approval for the rates on its new set of broadband services.
The latest research from Akamai's quarterly State of the Internet report indicates that distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks reported by its customers rose 54 percent between the first and second quarter of 2013. Of the 318 DDOS incidents reported, 134 were enterprise customers, making them a leading target of such attacks.
China Telecom has chosen Huawei as its global optical transport network vendor to support a suite of international private line services for its business and wholesale customers.
AT&T is expanding its business service opportunities in Ohio with new fiber installed into an additional 107 multi-tenant buildings throughout the state.
Verizon FiOS once again was the star in the carrier's Q3 wireline portfolio, driving up revenues 13.4 percent to $2.8 billion, but it sees potential in extending the service to more small to medium businesses. Just how big is the SMB opportunity for wireline operators offering high speed services? What obstacles stand in their way?
Google Fiber is putting its planned deployment of a fiber to the home network in Overland Park, Kan., on hold after the city delayed the contract agreement due to a liability concern in the legal agreement between the two parties that needed to be resolved, reports eWeek.
Verizon's Q3 2013 FiOS broadband revenues rose 13.4 percent to $2.8 billion during a quarter that's normally known for seasonal broadband net subscriber losses.
AT&T Government Solutions has won a $4.1 billion, five-year indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to deploy communications and transmission systems for the Project Manager, Defense Communications Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS) program.
TDS Telecom has finished part of a broadband stimulus-funded project in Cass County, around Hackensack and Backus, Minn.