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Lightpath lights up 100G optical transport service

Lightpath is giving its customers that reside in the New York metro area a new speed option by offering a 100G optical transport service (OTS).

OTT one of 3 'game-changers' for mobile

Over-the-top video won't see a big innovation breakthrough on mobile devices anytime soon, says Mark Lowenstein, managing director of Mobile Ecosystem, in a FierceWireless column.

Video news takes off online, Pew says, but are viewers tuning in?

Young people looking to make a career in journalism should focus on the burgeoning digital media world, a Pew Research report on the state of the media suggests. But it's not all roses: Viewership of online video-based news isn't growing, and many native digital news outlets have yet to turn a profit.

AT&T mandated by Michigan PSC to file interconnection agreement with Sprint

AT&T has been told by the Michigan Public Service Commission that it now has to file an IP service interconnection agreement with Sprint.

Report: CenturyLink Idaho says a 1 Gbps fiber-based connection is overkill

CenturyLink is confident that in the near term, the average residential and business user in Idaho will have no need for a 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband connection to their premises, reports the  Idaho Statesman.

Comcast-Apple rumor picked apart by skeptics

Calling a rumored streaming deal between Comcast and Apple "too good to be true," tech publication GigaOM and others questioned the timing and details of the Wall Street Journal report that set the industry abuzz.

Amazon, Salesforce, IBM dominate IaaS, PaaS cloud infrastructure segments, says Synergy

Amazon, Salesforce and IBM have become the three companies to beat in the growing infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) segments of the cloud market, according to Synergy Research's fourth-quater 2013 report.

FirstLight increases Vermont data center footprint

FirstLight Fiber has made its latest move to enhance its presence in the Northeast, announcing that it expanded its Vermont data center.

Cisco makes $1B bet on the cloud

Cisco is making a bold bet to become a larger player in the burgeoning cloud market with plans to invest $1 billion to build what it calls a global Intercloud--a network of clouds.

Cogent offers to pay cable MSOs, telcos to improve Internet traffic exchange

Cogent Communications is taking a new approach to solving the Internet traffic exchange process by offering to pay U.S.-based Tier 1 telcos and cable operators (Verizon, Comcast, AT&T and Time Warner Cable) for necessary network upgrades.