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 success continued into the second quarter as revenues jumped 45 percent year-over-year to $34 million.
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 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 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 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 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.