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Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics revenue jumps 45% to $34M

Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics success continued into the second quarter as revenues jumped 45 percent year-over-year to $34 million.

Windstream's business revenue rises to $749M, but overall results decline 2%

Windstream reported that enterprise and small-business service revenue was $749 million in the second quarter, a slight increase sequentially from $748 million in the first quarter.

Apple TV sales momentum wanes, while Amazon ups its app, channel lineup

Apple TV may be an early pioneer in the online video race, but the company's grip on the growing market has taken a hit as company sales have slowed. According to a new Strategy Analytics report, Apple TV's share of the worldwide OTT streaming device market has fallen 10 points since 2012, from claiming 38 percent of sales two years ago to 27 percent in 2014.

Zayo establishes point of presence at 325 Hudson in New York

Zayo is giving its growing base of carrier, media and content companies another connectivity option in New York by establishing a point of presence (PoP) at 325 Hudson, the carrier-neutral core interconnection facility that's located on the crossroads of Hudson Street and the Holland Tunnel in New York City.

Frontier, CWA carve out tentative agreement in West Virginia

Frontier Communications has reached another milestone with its union work force by hammering out a tentative labor contract with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in West Virginia.

CenturyLink ramps up TV footprint with 16,000 Prism subs but forecasts lower Q3 revenues

CenturyLink saw an uptick in Prism IPTV subscribers that drove up its second-quarter 2014 strategic consumer revenues to $1.5 billion, up sequentially over the first quarter.

CenturyLink 16-city 1 Gig expansion will bring cloud bundles to more small businesses

CenturyLink is again driving the idea that fiber-based broadband is the fashionable item with its plans to extend its 1 Gig fiber into 16 markets. While the 1 Gig service will enable it to deliver a service that cable can't match inShow More Summary

AT&T deepens U-verse presence in California, names Greensboro as next 1 Gig stop

AT&T continues to step up its U-verse rollout, announcing that it has extended service to more customers in San Francisco and Sacramento while naming Greensboro, N.C., as the next stop on its 1 Gig fiber to the premises (FTTP) network journey.

Alpheus acquires StratITsphere's colocation unit, broadens enterprise customer base

Alpheus Communications has hatched a deal to acquire StratITsphere's retail colocation business unit, a move that will broaden its enterprise customer base and add data center capacity to respond to opportunities in Houston's rapidly growing Energy Corridor.

Sprint replaces Hesse with new CEO

Sprint has begun a new company chapter today by officially naming Brightstar Corp. founder Marcelo Claure as its next CEO, replacing Dan Hesse, who has been leading the service provider since 2007.

Tracking how Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and TracFone performed in Q2

Now that the wireless industry's second-quarter earnings season has wrapped up, it's time to take a look at how the top U.S. wireless operators compared to one another.

Frontier's Q2 residential revenues rise slightly to $497M

Frontier Communications reported that despite seeing a dip in overall revenues, residential revenue rose slightly by 0.2 percent sequentially to $497 million, up from $496 million in the first quarter.

Granite's Currier on how POTS, data business are growing like gangbusters

At a time when the entire telecom industry is moving towards IP-based voice services, Granite Telecommunications' focus on providing traditional POTS services could seem out of place. However, the privately held company continues to grow its annual revenue. Show More Summary

AT&T promises to bring 1 Gig to Overland Park, Kan., Houston

AT&T is continuing with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) rollout strategy, announcing that it will bring its GigaPower service to both Overland Park, Kan., and Houston.

Amazon, Netflix will push North American OTT revenues past the $10B mark, says Strategy Analytics

Consumer hunger for over-the-top video continues to rise. Led by subscription video on demand (SVOD) players Amazon and Netflix, over-the-top video revenues are set to top the $10 billion mark in 2014, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics.

EarthLink's Q2 business revenue declines to $234M, but revenue trajectory improving

EarthLink reported that its business service revenues once again declined sequentially 3.7 percent to $234 million, down from the 4.3 percent decline that took place in the previous quarter.

Verizon alum Stuart Elby tapped to lead Infinera's cloud networks group

Stu Elby, one of Verizon's key technologists, has taken up new digs at Infinera, where he will serve as the optical vendor's vice president of cloud network strategy and technology.

CenturyLink extends 1 Gig fiber-based service to 16 cities

CenturyLink is upping the ante in the symmetrical 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) game, announcing that it will extend its service footprint to residential and business customers in select locations in 16 cities.

FairPoint's Ethernet circuits grow 48.3% in Q2, contribute $20.9M in revenue

FairPoint Communications' growing Ethernet service base continued to be a factor in the second quarter, contributing $20.9 million of revenue, or 9.3 percent of total revenue, up from $15.5 million in the second quarter of 2013 as retail and wholesale Ethernet circuits grew 48.3 percent year-over-year.

Seattle sues defunct Gigabit Squared for over $50K in unpaid bills

Gigabit Squared may now be defunct, but Seattle wants to recoup more than $50,000 in unpaid bills for services the city completed before it severed its agreement with the company in January, reports the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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