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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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).