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Cisco to ax 6,000 jobs due to sluggish emerging markets, routing sales

Cisco is going reduce its headcount again, announcing that it will cut 6,000 jobs due to slumping sales of its core routing and switching products and slower-than-expected growth in emerging markets.

Dotsub and 3Play Media ease closed captioning pains for video providers

Closed captioning services may be seen as a big expense for video providers, but new FCC regulations are driving both broadcasters and online video providers to get their captioning houses in order.

Adtran says European service provider consolidation will benefit its international expansion

Adtran is finding that the European telecom market's recent spate of mergers and acquisitions could have a beneficial effect on its pursuit of new international revenues, said an executive during its Connect event at its headquarters in Huntsville, Ala.

Thinking Phone Networks snaps up Whaleback Managed Services, enhances UCaaS play

Thinking Phone Networks has acquired Whaleback Managed Services, bolstering its status in the emerging Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) market.

How did the top U.S. wireless operators perform in Q2?

Now that the second-quarter 2014 earnings season is complete,  FierceWireless  is grading how the top U.S. wireless operators performed.

BT Openreach to conduct customer experience trial with carrier customers

Openreach, BT's access network unit, is inviting its service provider customers to participate in a trial where a drop card will be left by engineers asking for feedback from residential customers.

XO provides 50 to 500 Mbps connection to Amazon's cloud services

XO Communications is giving its business customers more options to connect to Amazon Web Services' (AWS) cloud computing platform by serving up network connections at speeds ranging from 50 to 500 Mbps.

Looking back at Sprint's pursuit of T-Mobile

Sprint's failed attempt to acquire fellow wireless operator T-Mobile US and the departure of Sprint CEO Dan Hesse has been the talk of the town in the wireless world this week. 

Cincinnati Bell, CWA reach terms on tentative labor agreement

Cincinnati Bell and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have put together a tentative agreement on a new 27-month labor contract representing 850 wireline workers in the union's District 4 region.

Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics revenue jumps 45% to $34M

Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics success continued into the second quarter as revenues jumped 45 percent year-over-year to $34 million.