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AT&T promises to bring 1 Gig to Overland Park, Kan., Houston

AT&T is continuing with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) rollout strategy, announcing that it will bring its GigaPower service to both Overland Park, Kan., and Houston.

Amazon, Netflix will push North American OTT revenues past the $10B mark, says Strategy Analytics

Consumer hunger for over-the-top video continues to rise. Led by subscription video on demand (SVOD) players Amazon and Netflix, over-the-top video revenues are set to top the $10 billion mark in 2014, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics. 

EarthLink's Q2 business revenue declines to $234M, but revenue trajectory improving

EarthLink reported that its business service revenues once again declined sequentially 3.7 percent to $234 million, down from the 4.3 percent decline that took place in the previous quarter.

How Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and TracFone stacked up in Q2

The second quarter earnings second has come to a close, so now it's time to see how the nation's top wireless carriers stacked up against each other in terms of key metrics.  Ja ckdaw Research  analyst Jan Dawson has assembled 13 slides that provide an in-depth look at how Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint  and T-Mobile US  performed in the second quarter. Dawson also covers América Móvil's U.S. MVNO, TracFone Wireless, which is by far the nation's largest MVNO. TracFone's service piggybacks over the networks of Verizon, AT&T and other top carriers.

Verizon alum Stuart Elby tapped to lead Infinera's cloud networks group

Stu Elby, one of Verizon's key technologists, has taken up new digs at Infinera, where he will serve as the optical vendor's vice president of cloud network strategy and technology.

Netflix, Amazon help drive North American OTT revenues above $10B

Subscription video on demand providers, led by Amazon and Netflix, make up nearly half of over-the-top revenues in North America and are driving a market that will likely top $10.7 billion this year alone, a new report by Strategy Analytics says.

CenturyLink extends 1 Gig fiber-based service to 16 cities

CenturyLink is upping the ante in the symmetrical 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) game, announcing that it will extend its service footprint to residential and business customers in select locations in 16 cities.

Niel and Drahi: Two French entrepreneurs with a certain je ne sais quoi

France's profile as a producer of entrepreneurs and canny risk takers must surely have been enhanced by the recent antics of two of its leading lights: Xavier Niel and Patrick Drahi.

FairPoint's Ethernet circuits grow 48.3% in Q2, contribute $20.9M in revenue

FairPoint Communications' growing Ethernet service base continued to be a factor in the second quarter, contributing $20.9 million of revenue, or 9.3 percent of total revenue, up from $15.5 million in the second quarter of 2013 as retail and wholesale Ethernet circuits grew 48.3 percent year-over-year.

Seattle sues defunct Gigabit Squared for over $50K in unpaid bills

Gigabit Squared may now be defunct, but Seattle wants to recoup more than $50,000 in unpaid bills for services the city completed before it severed its agreement with the company in January, reports the  Puget   Sound Business Journal.