Frontier Communications may not be a wireless operator, but the telco has launched a new service that allows its business customers to send and receive text messages using their existing phone numbers via a partnership with Zipwhip.
The WAN Optimization (WANOP) market declined 12 percent sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 due to seasonality and softening demand for equipment, Dell'Oro Group reports.
America Movil's shareholders Inmobiliaria Carso and Control Empresarial de Capitales are going to purchase AT&T's 8.27 percent stake in the company for $5.57 billion.
Consolidated Communications has reached an agreement to acquire all 13.8 million shares of Enventis, formerly HickoryTech, for about $350 million, marking yet another element in the ongoing consolidation of the independent telco market.
Birch Communications has enhanced its business services capabilities in eastern Kentucky by wrapping up its buildout and integration of 11,520 strand fiber miles.
Frontier Communications officials told Connecticut utility regulators that if they approve the pending acquisition of AT&T's operations, the company would extend U-verse service initially to an additional 100,000 customers, reports the New Haven Register.
UK regulator Ofcom has put new rules in place that will force Openreach, the operator of BT's last mile network, to enhance the speed in which it conducts line repairs and service installations for consumers and its wholesale customers, reports ZDNet.
While there is still a number of games to be played, Akamai's recent live global traffic streaming feed revealed that traffic rates surpassed the 4.59 record made during the Mexico-Brazil match on June 17.
Zayo continues to capitalize on its growing presence in Europe by completing a network upgrade that will enable it to provide 100G wavelength services over its long-haul network.
Verizon's contract with the German government has been cancelled following revelations last year of U.S. government spying, according to multiple media reports.