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PEG Bandwidth lights 2,000 wireless cell sites with fiber

PEG Bandwidth, a wireless backhaul specialist focused on Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets, has reached 2,000 cell sites with its fiber in less than four year from its initial launch.

Imagine buys RGB Networks, adding dynamic ad insertion to OTT, TV Everywhere offerings

Imagine Communications is adding a dynamic ad insertion component to its online video infrastructure portfolio, acquiring RGB Networks for an undisclosed amount.

Verizon ponies up $5M to resolve FCC rural call completion investigation

Verizon is going to pay $5 million to settle an FCC inquiry into whether the service provider's rural customers could receive long distance or wireless calls to their traditional POTS phones.

5 reasons why a Google MVNO would fail

Google has not confirmed it is launching an MVNO, though reports seem to indicate it is planning to do so. We don't know what Google's go-to-market strategy would be or how much money it would invest. Yet we do have some outlines of how and why Google would launch a wireless service--and so far it does not seem that promising.

Wireline telecom earnings in the fourth quarter of 2014

​The fourth-quarter 2014 earnings season has begun, and  FierceTelecom  is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the fourth-quarter reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.

Obama administration revises call data collection plans

The Obama administration has decided to rethink a proposal to employ a third-party, non-government entity to gather U.S. telephone call data currently collected by the National Security Agency, reports  Reuters, citing unnamed security official sources.

FiOS Quantum gateway users get new parental controls, guest Wi-Fi features

Verizon is offering customers who use its FiOS Quantum Gateway a suite of guest Wi-Fi and enhanced parental controls.

Google's MVNO would reportedly look for best Sprint, T-Mobile or Wi-Fi signal

Google's rumored MVNO service with Sprint and T-Mobile US would hunt for the best available cellular or Wi-Fi signal to route voice, text message and data traffic, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Cablevision taps into the Wi-Fi calling trend

Cablevision is taking on the emerging Wi-Fi voice service trend. According to a  FierceCable  report, the cable MSO will offer the service for $9.95 a month with no contract for current Cablevision broadband customers and $29.95 for non-customers. 

Lumos deepens Pennsylvania presence with new PoP

Lumos Networks is furthering its foothold in the Pennsylvania business and wholesale services market by opening a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Washington, Pa.