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NBC's Olympic Games viewing jumps amidst lackluster TV ratings

One of the telling trends that came out of this year's Winter Olympics Sochi Games was that they were the most streamed Olympics ever. A new  FierceOnlineVideo  report examines the online video viewing trends that emerged during the Games. 

Lumos to add 200 wireless towers to fiber network in 2014

Lumos Networks is once again raising the bar for its fiber to the cell site (FTTC) strategy, announcing that it will connect about 200 more wireless tower sites to its fiber network this year.

Netflix signs interconnection with Comcast but will others follow?

Netflix and Comcast have reached what could be seen as a landmark interconnection deal that will give the streaming video provider what it says is a "more direct connection" to Comcast's broadband network. Interestingly, not long after Comcast made its announcement, AT&T and Verizon said they are negotiating similar deals with the streaming video company. 

Hawaiian Telcom to serve up 500 Mbps consumer broadband service

Hawaiian Telcom is the latest incumbent telco to jump on the higher broadband speed bandwagon with the debut of a new 500/50 Mbps tier.

FiberLight promotes Paul Pierron to CEO

FiberLight has named Paul Pierron as its new CEO, taking over the role after company  founder Michael P. Miller retired  last February. He comes to the CEO position with plenty of operations and business development experience.  

Frontier adds 27,800 new broadband customers in Q4, offsets voice declines

Frontier Communications continues to grow its broadband customer base, signing up nearly 28,000 new subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 to reach a total of 1.9 million as of the end of December.

AT&T launches user-defined cloud strategy

AT&T has unveiled its new user-defined network cloud concept, which it says will give customers more control and the ability to add services on-demand.

Ericsson overhauls CenturyLink's business OSS/BSS, provides single service platform

CenturyLink is employing Ericsson's next-gen OSS/BSS platform in an effort to improve service delivery times and control for the services it delivers to its growing enterprise customer base.

Report: T-Mobile, AT&T post lowest LTE network latency

T-Mobile US beat out AT&T as the LTE wireless operator with the lowest network latency figures in January, according to a joint report conducted by  FierceWireless  and its partner OpenSignal.

Brazil's Anatel launches IPv6 working group

Anatel, Brazil's telecom regulator, has put together a new working group to coordinate the migration from IPv4 to IPv6, reports  Teletime.