The FCC voted to approve reforms around the migration of copper to fiber networks, drawing mixed reviews from the industry and within its own ranks.
Avaya has named Nikos Nikolopoulos its new senior VP for corporate strategy, corporate development and marketing.
Lumos Networks has completed its sale to EQT Infrastructure for $950 million.
Cisco continued to see slow spending patterns by its service provider customers in its fiscal first-quarter earnings results.
This year’s MEF17 reflected a time of transition and disruption in the networking and telecom industry, and five key trends emerged at the show.
Slower service provider spending is affecting the broader global optical equipment market revenues.
Comcast Business' customers will operate in a hybrid network that consists of SD-WAN and MPLS services, said product SVP Kevin O'Toole.
The Linux Foundation is seeing membership and interest in the Open Networking Automation Platform (ONAP) continue to ramp up.
Zayo has tapped Phil Mottram to become chief revenue officer (CRO) and Annette Murphy as managing director of Europe.
A group of Democratic senators are urging FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to be careful in changing copper retirement rules.