Lumos Networks is beefing up its management team again by naming Jeffrey "Jake" Miller as its senior vice president of business development.
CenturyLink's chief financial officer said that its aggressive fiber to the tower plans will help it stabilize revenue and reduce maintenance costs.
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Bob Currey, CEO of Consolidated Communications, said that when Google Fiber begins to enter the parts of Kansas City where it operates they will be ready to compete.
Balan Nair, Liberty Global CTO, knows that IP is the cable industry's long-term technology platform, but in the near-term the provider will continue to support both traditional QAM modulation and IP on the set-top boxes that deliver their video services in the home.
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Zayo reported that its fiscal third quarter 2013 revenues rose $7.9 million, sequentially, to $251.4 million due to an increase in net installations and growth, mainly from its acquisitions of First Telecom Services and Litecast.
Windstream appointed Randy Nicklas, who was rumored to have left XO Communications recently, as its executive vice president of engineering and CTO.
Alteva reported that its first-quarter unified communications revenues, net of eliminations were $4 million, up sequentially 15.6 percent, a factor that helped to ease the pain of the 9 percent decline in telephone segment revenue.
Verizon's EVP and CFO Fran Shammo, according to a report in FierceCable , said that while the telco anticipates higher churn for FiOS products during the summer months, he is "confident" the telco will achieve its goal of adding 600,000 new subscribers by the end of the year.