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URL :http://www.fiercetelecom.com/
Filed Under:Utilities / Communication
Posts on Regator:5247
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Archived Since:May 27, 2011

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FirstLight Fiber acquires G4 Communications, enhances New Hampshire network presence

FirstLight Fiber is expanding its presence in the New Hampshire market by reaching an asset purchase agreement to acquire all of G4 Communications' holdings, including its customer base and its Manchester, N.H., data center.

CenturyLink deepens Canadian data center presence with second Toronto-area facility

CenturyLink has responded to the growing demand from its Canadian market customers for colocation and cloud services by announcing that it has opened its second data center in the greater Toronto area.

AT&T merges mobile and enterprise, promotes de la Vega

AT&T merged its Mobility and Business Solutions divisions and the new group will be overseen by AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega, who will have a new title of CEO of AT&T's Mobile & Business Solutions Group.

AT&T serves up cloud connectivity for VMware customers

AT&T is tapping into the popularity of VMware, announcing that they will provide low latency private cloud network connectivity for VMware vCloud Air customers using AT&T's NetBond solution.

Verizon, Telus, China Mobile and China Telecom participate in transport SDN test

Verizon, Telus, China Mobile and China Telecom are among a group of Tier 1 service providers that are working in conjunction with the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) to better understand how transport software defined networking (SDN) can be used in real-world environments.

Report: AT&T gets DoJ clearance for DirecTV acquisition

AT&T may have overcome another major regulatory obstacle to proceed with its DirecTV acquisition by reaching an agreement with the Department of Justice, reports FierceCable, citing an exclusive report in the New York Post. Neither AT&T nor DirecTV responded to FierceCable's request for confirmation on whether it got DoJ clearance.

TDS Telecom enhances TV channel lineup with SEC Network

TDS Telecom may still be a relative newcomer to the IPTV business having only rolled out the service in a few markets, but its move to add the SEC Network to its TDS TV lineup shows that it wants to be more than just another me-too video provider.

XO adds New York's 325 Hudson to its growing PoP list

XO Communications is enhancing its U.S. network influence by creating a new point of presence (PoP) at 325 Hudson's Meet Me Room in downtown New York.

Verizon launches 'SpeedMatch' ad campaign for symmetrical FiOS speeds

Verizon is stepping up its marketing efforts with its "SpeedMatch" campaign to tout the fact that it is upgrading all of its FiOS speed tiers to symmetrical.

Google Fiber's 'fiberhood' plan could further the broadband divide, say critics

Google Fiber may have grand ambitions for its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) initiative, but a growing number of critics are concerned that its "fiberhood" selective build-to-demand approach may leave a number of consumers in the broadband lurch.

Infinera deepens Russian market presence with Akado DTN-X win

Infinera has named Moscow cable MSO Akado Telecom as the latest service provider using its DTN-X platform, adding another customer to its growing European customer list.

MegaPath targets mobile workforce with new Unified Communications service

MegaPath has introduced its new Unified Communications (UC) service, enabling it to target the growing mobile nature of its business clients.

Infonetics: Carrier broadband 'binge' drives aggregation market past $2B mark in Q2

A host of new copper fiber broadband deployments by service providers in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America drove up broadband aggregation revenues past $2 billion during the second quarter.

Verizon invests $40M to install solar power systems at eight facilities

Verizon is doubling its investment in renewable solar power with plans to invest about $40 million in the on-site green energy program it debuted last year.

TDS to light up 1 Gbps, IPTV service in Waterford, Wis.

TDS Telecom has named the Waterford, Wis., area as its next destination where it will offer its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and IPTV-based TDS TV service.

New Sony, Google devices won't shake up the video-streaming market

There seems to be no end in sight to vendors creating new streaming devices, with Sony and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) set to debut their PlayStation TV device and the Android TV platform in the coming months.

Cyrus One adds 5,000 sq. feet to Austin data center, continues Texas expansion

Cyrus One is giving its growing set of carrier and enterprise customers more options, announcing that it has added 5,000 square feet to its Austin II data center.

Cisco's grip on service-provider routing, carrier Ethernet slips to 41 percent

Cisco might still be the dominant router vendor in terms of units sold, but its influence appears to be slipping.

NBN Co., Telstra put copper-network shutdown in 58 areas on hold

NBN Co. and Australian incumbent telco Telstra have decided to hold off on disconnecting copper-based services in 58 areas where fiber-based broadband service is now being offered to consumers and businesses.

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