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BT Americas' Burger says AT&T, Verizon have too much control over special access pricing

BT Americas President Bas Burger says that AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. telcos, are price gouging competitors that purchase special access services.

VSG: Charter's pending TWC deal could shake up Ethernet services market

If Charter Communications is successful in acquiring fellow cable MSOs Time Warner Cable and Bright House, it could alter the dynamics of the Ethernet market once again.

Report: Windstream mulling sale of its data center business

Windstream is looking to put up for sale its data center business, Windstream Hosted Solutions, reports Bloomberg  citing people close to the company.

AT&T among those backing GSMA's Low Power Wide Area M2M initiative

With backing from companies like AT&T, the GSMA has launched an initiative to accelerate the rollout of cellular networks customized for machine-to-machine communications.

Cambium introduces cnMaestro for detecting network connection issues

Cambium Networks introduced cnMaestro, a platform that is available in the cloud or deployable on premise, for operators to use as a network management and analytics tool to pinpoint which segments of a city or neighborhood are having connection issues.

Tele2 CEO to take on top GSMA role

The GSM Association (GSMA) said Tele2 Group CEO Mats Granryd will be its new director general with effect from January 2016, replacing Anne Bouverot who stepped down from the position on July 31.

IIA's Mehlman: special access, copper retirement proposals will delay the IP transition

The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA), an industry advocacy group, says that the FCC's recent NPRM governing legacy copper and TDM-based networks to IP-based networks will cause more harm than benefit.

CenturyLink calls for a 5-step process to reform prison calling rates

CenturyLink has outlined to the FCC a five-step plan intended to reform the inmate calling services (ICS) rules. Joining GTL and PayTel, CenturyLink is one of the largest providers of calling services to prisons in the markets it serves.

Vonage says direct number rules will help accelerate VoIP interconnection

Vonage said it agrees with the FCC's recent move to adopt direct numbering rights to interconnected VoIP providers. By providing direct access to numbers, Vonage and other competitive VoIP providers will be able more effectively interconnect with other carriers and accelerate service delivery to consumer and business customers.

Orange cleared to sell Armenian unit to local ISP Ucom

Orange gained regulatory clearance for a deal to sell its Armenian business to local internet service provider Ucom.