Network functions virtualization (NFV) may be the latest buzzword in telecom, but according to a new survey by telecom equipment vendor Dialogic it could provide them with a host of opex and capex savings.
Frontier may be seeing some signs of FiOS video and broadband growth, but don't expect the telco to make a big update or expansion of its fiber anytime soon.
The FCC is halting AT&T's request to stop offering long-term contracts and the associated discounts on TDM-based special access circuits it sells to CLECs and wireless operators, at least for five months.
AT&T may have set 2020 as the year when it will transition its TDM network to all IP, but Randall Stephenson, CEO and chairman, says that the provider will start seeing cost savings by 2016.
TDS Telecom is now providing broadband to 10,000 additional households in its serving territory thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants it is using to conduct 44 expansion projects.
Solving complex communications problems for large multinational corporations is a challenge that Bas Burger, president, US & Canada, BT Global Services, knows how to tackle. Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, speaks with Burger about BT Global's role in providing services to multinational corporations, what differentiates it from other players, and key issues.
Comcast has put the final touches on a fiber network expansion into Renton, Wash., as a way to appeal to more business customers that are looking for new sources for Ethernet services.
TDS Telecom is now delivering a 300 Mbps Internet tier in parts of five of its ILEC markets, including Tennessee, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Georgia, and Minnesota, where it currently offers its fiber to the home service.
TPG Telecom, a Australia-based competitive telco, has reached a deal to acquire AAPT from Telecom New Zealand for US$419 million, reports ZDNet Australia.
Lowell McAdam, CEO and chairman of Verizon, put another nail into the FiOS expansion idea, saying at an investor conference on Monday that the carrier will continue to focus on expanding service availability in existing markets.