Verizon's FiOS results bounced back in the second quarter, with revenues rising 14.4 percent year-over-year to $3.1 billion due to an uptick in both broadband and video subscriptions.
Google Fiber has been looking at bringing its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home (FTTH) project to the UK, shaking up the country's broadband market that's been dominated by incumbent telco BT, reports The Telegraph.
BT and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) reached a deal on Friday to establish a new 33-month labor agreement, with 72 percent voting in favor of the pact.
The second-quarter 2014 earnings season is underway and FierceCable is tracking the performance of pay-TV distributors, including cable MSOs, IPTV operators and satellite providers, as well as relevant programmers and technology companies.
Birch Communications has put the final touches on its $323 million acquisition of fellow competitive service provider Cbeyond, creating what it says is a nationwide service provider with about $700 million in annual revenue.
Verizon Communications is giving its FiOS data customers another reason to smile about their experience by upgrading all of its existing data tiers to symmetrical speeds.
After a nine-year tenure with CenturyLink and its predecessor company Qwest, Diana Gowen is retiring. A 35-year veteran of the telecom industry with a particular focus on the public sector, Gowen recently sat down with Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, to reflect on the past and share expectations for the future.
Alcatel-Lucent's Bell labs is putting more muscle into its IP video business by establishing an "antenna" office in Cambridge, UK, to conduct research on real-time video delivery on various types of connected devices.
Geo Networks, which is now part of Zayo, has reached a deal to acquire the assets of the failed Digital Region broadband network in South Yorkshire, England, reports The Star.
The second-quarter 2014 earnings season is underway, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.