CenturyLink users in Arizona, particularly in Avondale and Phoenix, are reporting that they are having issues connecting to the Internet.
Alteva, an independent telco that's been realigning its focus on the Unified Communications market segment, will lay off 20 percent of the staff in its Warwick, N.Y. facility.
Fibertech Networks, a regional fiber-centric service provider, has joined a growing list of service providers that have earned the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.
Google Fiber announced Raytown, Mo. as the next destination for its 1 Gbps fiber service, challenging AT&T and Comcast. The city aldermen in Raytown voted unanimously in favor of the move.
The FierceWireless crew converged upon the CTIA Wireless 2013 show in Las Vegas from May 21 to 23 at the Sands Convention Center to cover this year's show.
As criticism mounts over Verizon's move to replace its copper-based voice lines with its new Voice Link service in areas of New York and New Jersey impacted by Hurricane Sandy, the carrier went to work explaining the logic behind its actions.
The submarine cable systems market doesn't get much attention beyond those within its specific telecommunications segment. With the exception of those times that a significant cable cut--such as a recent slew of outages in March off Egypt--impacts countries across a region, submarine cabling rarely makes the news. That may be changing.
BT teamed with Ciena on a series of trials to deliver 800G over its existing live fiber core network in the U.K.
CenturyLink is now eligible to receive about $90 million from the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF), enabling it to extend broadband services to more rural homes that are located in areas where it was too expensive to build the necessary facilities to serve them.
Alcatel-Lucent, TE Subcom, and NEC are the three largest suppliers of submarine cabling equipment in the world, but a slew of smaller manufacturer-builders are contending for the remaining share of the market. How well positioned are smaller sub equipment suppliers to take larger roles in the global submarine cable market? ( Image: Huawei Marine Networks )