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Comcast-owned CTI Towers buys 120 towers from Vyve Broadband

In another possible signal of Comcast's intent to enter the wireless business, CTI Towers Inc., a company majority-owned by the MSO's venture capital arm, has acquired 120 communications towers from Vyve Broadband.

CenturyLink's Seattle FTTH Internet, IPTV customers suffering ongoing outage

A number of CenturyLink's FTTH customers in Seattle continue to report that they have been without service since Sunday afternoon.

T-Mobile giving postpaid subs 3 months of free unlimited data after they burn through their Data Stash accounts

T-Mobile US is unloading a bevy of deals and promotions ahead of Black Friday, the most high-profile of which is that the carrier will give a gift of three months of unlimited LTE data to all of its postpaid "Simple Choice" customers.

Arris says security threat posed by reported cable modem backdoor is 'low'

Arris said it's aware of a backdoor vulnerability to its cable modems, but that the security risk is "low."

CenturyLink, Cogent sign new interconnection agreement

CenturyLink has signed a new long-term bilateral interconnection agreement with Cogent Communications, marking the latest in a string of pacts made between the top telcos and Internet transit providers whose clients include content providers like Netflix.

A very fond Fierce farewell

FierceWireless Editor Phil Goldstein bids goodbye in his final column for the publication and reflects on how the wireless industry has changed during the seven years of his tenure.

AT&T sets goal to reduce carbon emissions by 10 times of footprint in 2025

AT&T is addressing the environmental impacts of its network by setting a goal to enable carbon savings 10 times the footprint of its operations by 2025.

Tower Cloud's Mudry: Wireless backhaul deals are creating new enterprise service opportunities

Tower Cloud may have established itself as an alternative wholesale wireless backhaul player, but as it builds out fiber into more parts of the Southeast United States, it is incorporating onramps in its network designs to serve local businesses.

Frontier challenges AT&T, Google Fiber in Durham, N.C. with fiber, copper-based video bundles

Frontier is taking its FrontierTV IPTV service to Durham, N.C. beginning in January, enabling it to more effectively compete with the growing threat from AT&T and Google Fiber.

Analysts: AT&T's 2015 wireless capex likely will be down 21% from 2014

Evercore ISI analysts said in a report that if AT&T winds up spending $9 billion on wireless network capital expenditures in 2015, that would represent a 20.9 percent year-over-year reduction in spending, "far worse than our initial expectations after T announced a reduced capex outlook roughly a year ago."