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Blog Profile / Fierce Telecom


URL :http://www.fiercetelecom.com/
Filed Under:Utilities / Communication
Posts on Regator:5876
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Archived Since:May 27, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Sprint's Claure: Wireline assets are strategic for competing in wireless

Sprint's CEO Marcelo Claure appears to still have faith in the service provider's wireline business, telling investors that the business is strategic in letting it compete in the wireless business.

Verizon enhances public sector reach with new MiCTA agreement

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has expanded its agreement with group-purchasing organization MiCTA, enhancing the reach of its service portfolio to state and local government agencies, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, libraries and nonprofits.

Windstream taps Integra veteran Harding to lead marketing for enterprise business

Windstream has taken another step forward with realigning its top management team by naming Joseph Harding as its new EVP and CMO for its enterprise business.

Report: Verizon to sell $10B in wireline assets to Frontier

Verizon is close to reaching a deal to sell off wireline assets that are worth $10 billion to Frontier Communications, reports Reuters, citing a person familiar with the talks.

FCC says proposed net neutrality rules will withstand legal challenges from AT&T, Verizon

The FCC says that Chairman Tom Wheeler's draft order to create net neutrality rules that would reclassify broadband Internet access under Title II has the legal footing it needs to withstand any legal challenges that telcos like AT&T and Verizon plan to launch once the rules come out.

FCC's Wheeler aims to update Title II for new net neutrality rules

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler revealed that his proposed new net neutrality rules will reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.

Hispanic OTT market remains fragmented despite market potential

Hispanic OTT viewers may represent a new potential opportunity for online advertisers. But despite initial efforts of online players like multichannel network MiTu, OTT Hispanic viewing options are still fragmented.

Zayo extends network to Ireland, enhances UK presence

Zayo continues to ramp up its European presence, announcing that it is extending its long haul network into Dublin, Ireland, and three new cities in the UK.

Level 3's Q4 enterprise service revenues offset declines in data center segment

Level 3's momentum in providing network services to large business customers continued to bode well in the fourth quarter as Core Network Services (CNS) rose to $1.49 billion, easing ongoing declines in its wholesale business.

Calix's Q4 revenue jumps 19%, but international sales lag

Calix reported that fourth-quarter 2014 revenues were $112 million, up 19 percent year-over-year, reaching the top end of its previously released guidance, but international revenues continued to trail behind the domestic market.

Alcatel-Lucent aims core, edge routers at large enterprises, content providers

Alcatel-Lucent has set the next stage of CEO Michel Combes' Shift Plan with a focus on diversifying its customer base by selling more of its portfolio of edge and core routers to large enterprises and content providers.

Synergy: Amazon Web Services grabs 30% of cloud services market

Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to lead the cloud services market with revenues growing 25 percent sequentially, driving the company to achieve what a new Synergy Research Group report said is a "five-year high" of the cloud infrastructure service market.

FCC report reveals availability gap in Idaho's broadband market

Idaho's Treasure Valley may be an emerging technology hub, but an FCC report points out that there is a lack of broadband availability throughout the state.

8x8 serves up big data analytics services for businesses

8x8 is now offering its large business customers a new set of big data analytics and reporting tools to provide insight on how they use their communications services and usage trends specific to their organization.

AT&T to sell some data centers for $2B, report says

AT&T is continuing its wireline asset sale roll with plans to sell some of its data centers in a deal that could fetch $2 billion, reports Reuters, citing people close to the talks.

Verizon offers $50K reward to thwart copper theft in Western, Pa.

Verizon has once again found itself fighting copper thieves in Western, Pa., so it is offering a reward for up to $50,000 to apprehend whoever is responsible for stealing cable in Beaver, Fayette, Lawrence and Washington counties.

Report: Verizon could sell wireline assets as part of $10B sale

Verizon is nearing the completion of deals to sell off various assets, including wireless towers and elements of its wireline business that could fetch the company $10 billion, reports The Wall Street Journal, citing people close to the matter.

PEG Bandwidth: Wireless operators are pulling back on rural dark fiber backhaul initiatives

PEG Bandwidth is one of the many competitors that are willing to provide dark fiber services to wireless operators like Verizon Wireless, but the company is seeing some carriers put their plans on hold.

FCC to draft proposal to overturn anti-municipal broadband laws in Tennessee, North Carolina

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is gearing up for a battle with state legislators in Tennessee and North Carolina with plans to circulate a draft decision to overturn anti-municipal broadband laws in both states, reports The Washington Post, citing a senior agency official.

Intel acquires Lantiq, enhances residential gateway and access network reach

Intel has reached a deal to acquire Lantiq, a provider of silicon for broadband and home networking, a move that it says will accelerate its move into the growing home gateway and last mile access network markets.

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