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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.

Windstream's business revenue rises to $749M, but overall results decline 2%

Windstream reported that enterprise and small-business service revenue was $749 million in the second quarter, a slight increase sequentially from $748 million in the first quarter.

Apple TV sales momentum wanes, while Amazon ups its app, channel lineup

Apple TV may be an early pioneer in the online video race, but the company's grip on the growing market has taken a hit as company sales have slowed. According to a new Strategy Analytics report, Apple TV's share of the worldwide OTT streaming device market has fallen 10 points since 2012, from claiming 38 percent of sales two years ago to 27 percent in 2014. 

Frontier, CWA carve out tentative agreement in West Virginia

Frontier Communications has reached another milestone with its union work force by hammering out a tentative labor contract with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in West Virginia.

CenturyLink ramps up TV footprint with 16,000 Prism subs but forecasts lower Q3 revenues

CenturyLink saw an uptick in Prism IPTV subscribers that drove up its second-quarter 2014 strategic consumer revenues to $1.5 billion, up sequentially over the first quarter.

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.