While Amazon Web Services (AWS) may be the top cloud provider, it appears that its grip on the market is slipping while rivals Microsoft and IBM are driving new growth, according to Synergy Research Group.
Comcast may be still committed to getting as much out of its hybrid fiber coax (HFC) network as it can, but the cable MSO's move to submit a proposal to build a fiber to the home (FTTH) network supporting 530 homes in Sun Valley, Fla., shows it has plenty of interest in fiber-based broadband services.
AT&T has received local regulatory clearance to bring its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home (FTTH) to Nashville, Tenn., the latest of several cities where the telco has announced it will offer its fiber-based broadband service.
T-Mobile US is launching a new family plan promotion that undercuts similar plans from other carriers by around $60 per month for a family of four.
Equinix has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake it did not own in Brazil's ALOG Data Centers for $225 million, a move that reflects its growing presence in the Latin American market.
Frontier has gained the FCC's approval of its pending acquisition of AT&T's local wireline network in Connecticut, clearing one of its largest regulatory hurdles to complete the $2 billion deal.
Hutchison Whampoa's Austrian unit H3G, or 3 Austria, has decided it will not appeal against the results of last year's spectrum auction even though it still believes the auction was "illegal in form and content."
Carlos Slim may have gained majority control over Telekom Austria, but the Austrian state has indicated that it has every intention of maintaining its minority stake in the operator.
Sprint has stressed time and again that it is not rushing to launch voice over LTE (VoLTE), but that does not mean the operator is snubbing the technology. Far from it, in fact, given that a "high-level" Sprint executive has shared details regarding the "programming phase" the operator is reportedly in as it prepares to launch a VoLTE network designed for interoperability with domestic and international carriers.
Singapore operator SingTel introduced the Huawei 5786 mobile MiFi hotspot device, enabling SingTel to claim it is the world's first mobile operator to offer commercial 300 Mbps service using LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation.