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Latest Headlines

Frontier sides against special access, says the 'Ethernet market is competitive'

Frontier Communications is confident that when the FCC completes its analysis of the special access and local Ethernet markets, the regulator will find that the market is competitive and businesses have a bevy of service options.

Dish gets into the smartphone repair business, gives its idle techs something to do

Dish Network announced its entry into what seems to an unlikely new business venture, launching a new smartphone repair business.

Verizon accused by CWA, consumer groups of forcing copper customers onto fiber

Verizon is facing new accusations from the CWA and two consumer advocacy groups which claim that the telco continues to threaten to cut off service to DSL and legacy voice customers unless they switch to fiber.

Mediacom loses 2K video subs, adds 29K HSD customers in Q1

Mediacom reported largely flat customer metrics in the first quarter, but did increase quarterly revenue by 5.9 percent to $444.8 million.

Frontier's McCarthy: Verizon asset integration could have impact on Q2 subscriber adds

Frontier Communications is moving ahead with its integration of the Verizon properties it purchased in California, Florida and Texas, but that process will result in some near-term dips in broadband additions.

How wireless might eat cable's lunch- and how cable can stop it

There is clear battle brewing between the wireless industry and the cable industry. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and the rest of the nation's top wireless carriers are increasingly developing products and services that stand as a direct challenge to cable operators like Comcast and Charter Communications. Such actions are doubtlessly causing headaches in the cable industry.

Sprint's Assurance to merge with Access Wireless in tie-up of Lifeline providers

Sprint said it will merge its Assurance Wireless brand with Access Wireless in a tie-up of Lifeline service providers.

Verizon deploys temps as CWA strike enters third week

Verizon has deployed thousands of re-directed and temporary employees to fill in holes, as a strike by unionized wireline workers drags on.

CenturyLink addresses hybrid IT with multi-cloud automation, orchestration service

CenturyLink has launched a new multi-cloud automation and orchestration service called Runner to address across hybrid-IT architectures and diverse cloud environments.

DirecTV rejects yet another overture to negotiate with TWC over SportsNet LA

DirecTV has demurred on a request from California Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) to return to the bargaining table with Time Warner Cable and discuss carriage of TWC SportsNet LA.