Interest in dark fiber has reemerged in telecom due to the escalating demands for business services and by wireless operators that need bigger backhaul pipes to keep up with the insatiable demand for wireless data.
Verizon's ongoing copper-to-fiber migration in the District of Columbia is now the subject of a Public Service Commission (PSC) investigation on how it will affect local consumers and businesses.
Service providers' ongoing transition from SONET to DWDM will drive metro optical transport equipment revenues to $9 billion by the year 2018, reports Dell'Oro in its newest industry forecast.
Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Nebraska Local 1471 have ratified a new labor agreement for customer service-focused employees who work in Kearney and Columbus, Neb.
While Internet pundits continue to measure the large amount of Internet traffic the World Cup created, none of that traffic would have been possible without a robust fiber-based network foundation.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is taking on waste, fraud and abuse in the FCC's funding programs by creating a Universal Service Fund (USF) "Strike Force."
Verizon may have moved to resolve network congestion issues that impact the quality of experience for its FiOS users that access Netflix's service, but the service provider instead dropped two places in Netflix's monthly speed index.
The Q2 2014 earnings season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the second-quarter reporting season for updates...
Online video providers will soon have to abide by a new FCC rule to caption online video clips. The new measure is an extension of a 2012 captioning requirement that applied to long-form videos posted online, such as television shows and movies.
FairPoint Communications continues to make progress with its northern New England broadband expansion plan by extending broadband service to 890 homes and businesses in 10 towns in its Vermont territory.