While Internet pundits continue to measure the large amount of Internet traffic the World Cup created, none of that traffic would have been possible without a robust fiber-based network foundation.
Comcast Business is enabling Supercuts to improve its operational efficiencies and its interaction with customers in 33 locations in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey with a set of business Internet, voice and video services.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is taking on waste, fraud and abuse in the FCC's funding programs by creating a Universal Service Fund (USF) "Strike Force."
Bell Aliant has set Quebec as the next target for its FibreOP service, announcing that it is investing $70 million to extend the reach of its fiber to the home (FTTH) network to 125,000 premises in seven Quebec communities.
Exatel, a Poland-based service provider, has begun offering a global VPN service to its large enterprise customers via an agreement with Verizon Global Wholesale.
Verizon may have moved to resolve network congestion issues that impact the quality of experience for its FiOS users that access Netflix's service, but the service provider instead dropped two places in Netflix's monthly speed index.
The Q2 2014 earnings season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the second-quarter reporting season for updates...
Online video providers will soon have to abide by a new FCC rule to caption online video clips. The new measure is an extension of a 2012 captioning requirement that applied to long-form videos posted online, such as television shows and movies.
FairPoint Communications continues to make progress with its northern New England broadband expansion plan by extending broadband service to 890 homes and businesses in 10 towns in its Vermont territory.
Equinix is giving Washington, D.C., businesses another option to get Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute by offering the service out of its Washington, D.C., Cloud Exchange facility.