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CenturyLink's 16-city 1 Gig expansion will bring cloud bundles to more small businesses

CenturyLink is again driving the idea that fiber-based broadband is the fashionable item with its plans to extend its 1 Gig fiber into 16 markets. While the 1 Gig service will enable it to deliver a service that cable can't match in the consumer segment, the rollout will have an even larger effect on the small to medium businesses (SMBs) for which fiber-based solutions are hard to come by. 

Alpheus acquires StratITsphere's colocation unit, broadens enterprise customer base

Alpheus Communications has hatched a deal to acquire StratITsphere's retail colocation business unit, a move that will broaden its enterprise customer base and add data center capacity to respond to opportunities in Houston's rapidly growing Energy Corridor.

Tracking how Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and TracFone performed in Q2

Now that the wireless industry's second-quarter earnings season has wrapped up, it's time to take a look at how the top U.S. wireless operators compared to one another.

Frontier's Q2 residential revenues rise slightly to $497M

Frontier Communications reported that despite seeing a dip in overall revenues, residential revenue rose slightly by 0.2 percent sequentially to $497 million, up from $496 million in the first quarter.

AT&T promises to bring 1 Gig to Overland Park, Kan., Houston

AT&T is continuing with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) rollout strategy, announcing that it will bring its GigaPower service to both Overland Park, Kan., and Houston.

Amazon, Netflix will push North American OTT revenues past the $10B mark, says Strategy Analytics

Consumer hunger for over-the-top video continues to rise. Led by subscription video on demand (SVOD) players Amazon and Netflix, over-the-top video revenues are set to top the $10 billion mark in 2014, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics. 

Verizon alum Stuart Elby tapped to lead Infinera's cloud networks group

Stu Elby, one of Verizon's key technologists, has taken up new digs at Infinera, where he will serve as the optical vendor's vice president of cloud network strategy and technology.

Seattle sues defunct Gigabit Squared for over $50K in unpaid bills

Gigabit Squared may now be defunct, but Seattle wants to recoup more than $50,000 in unpaid bills for services the city completed before it severed its agreement with the company in January, reports the  Puget   Sound Business Journal.

APAC OTT revenue to reach $10B by 2020, says Digital TV Research

If you're looking for a region where there will be significant over the top (OTT) video growth, look no further than Asia Pacific.

FairPoint, labor unions deadlocked in contract negotiations

FairPoint Communications failed to come to terms on a new labor agreement for about 1,700 workers represented by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA).