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Windstream's Q4 business revenue jumps to $920M

Windstream continues to see the fruits of business service labor pay off as the company reported that the segment's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 rose $4 million sequentially to $920 million.

CenturyLink's OSS build sets stage for software-defined networking ecosystem

CenturyLink's recent move to implement a foundation for software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) with  Ericsson  reflects the reality that the real value of these technologies won't truly be seen until a large service provider like CenturyLink deploys it on a large scale.

Consolidated's Q4 2013 revenue declines to $148M but ILEC sees uptick in broadband and business data services

Consolidated Communications reported that fourth-quarter 2013 revenues declined year-over-year to $148 million as increases in data and video revenues were more than offset by declines in subsidies and network access revenues.

Global Capacity to expand to 5 new markets, deploys Overture's 6500 platform

Global Capacity is getting ready for its next wave of growth, with plans to extend its service reach into five new markets this year.

AT&T invests $300M in its solution providers effort, drives more API development

AT&T has taken another step to expand its work with third-party solution providers via a three-year $300 million investment in its Partner Exchange Reseller Program.

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.