Telus continues to see what it calls a strong appetite for broadband data amongst the 3.8 million wireline customers it serves in Canada.
Critical Hub Networks, a competitive provider, is now offering Puerto Rico's first Gigabit fiber to the home (FTTH) service under the "Optico Fiber" banner.
Comcast Business continues to expand the reach of its on-net fiber and the latest extension into Valley Business Park in Pleasanton, Calif., is another example of that trend.
Blue Valley Tele-Communications (BVTC), a member-owned telephone cooperative, has tapped ADTRAN as its supplier to bring fiber to the home (FTTH) to about 7,500 residential and business customers in its northeast Kansas serving area.
Sprint is enabling Thinking Phone Networks' business customers to get access to cloud-based unified communications (UC) by bundling Thinking Phone Networks' service with Sprint's global business MPLS services.
FairPoint has upgraded its last mile network in eight southern New Hampshire communities to extend 100 Mbps speeds to more than 58,000 subscribers that qualify for the fiber to the home (FTTH) service. FairPoint assumed ownership of the network when it purchased Verizon's New England lines in 2008.
tw telecom has been enlisted by national retailer Stein Mart to provide an IP VPN service connecting more than 270 stores and data centers.
CenturyLink has strengthened its bond with the Marine Corps by winning a new contract with the military branch's Community Services (MCCS), where it will build a virtual private network (VPN).
Dutch service providers continue to advance the fiber to the home (FTTH) market, passing nearly 2 million homes at the end of 2013.
Alcatel-Lucent has launched a $1.4 billion offer in convertible bonds, which will be used to pay off the $1.75 billion on the company's senior secured credit facility in the U.S. as part of its Shift Plan.