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UPN to Build New Midwestern Intercity Fiber Route

Unite Private Networks is taking another step beyond its E-Rate roots with a significant new buildout of intercity fiber in the Midwest.  When complete, the new fiber will span nearly 200 route miles between Kansas City and Omaha along interstate 25.  It will feature a high fiber count, lower latency, and of course diversity from […]

BTI names former Arbor, Nortel exec Colin Doherty as its new CEO

BTI Systems has begun its latest growth chapter by appointing Colin Doherty as its new president and CEO, taking over from Steve Waszak.

Comcast and Time Warner Make Their Case

The legislative and regulatory reviews that will determine whether the deal can be consummated and, if so, under what conditions, have begun.

AT&T serves up new cloud-based web security service

AT&T hopes to unburden more businesses from having to implement their own network security platform with the introduction of its new Cloud Web Security offering.

Los Angeles pursues city-wide broadband plan

Los Angeles may be home to movie stars and rock stars, but according to residents, it lacks enough high-speed broadband options. City officials have launched an initiative to bring service to all of its residents, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

Agile Optical Networking Breaks Speed Records and Meets Customer Demands

Mae Kowalke, TMCnet Contributor With adequate bandwidth and network speeds now a cornerstone of life for both businesses and consumers, optical transport is increasingly becoming a key solution for network operators. The market for optical network equipment is expected to reach $15 billion by 2018, according to research firm, Dell’Oro. Show More Summary

RCN Business achieves MEF CE 2.0 certification for Ethernet service suite

RCN Business, a competitive business service provider, added another potential element of differentiation by gaining the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.

Data Bytes: Equinix, CyrusOne, EdgeConnex, tw telecom, RCN

Here’s a quick update on other news from the early part of this week that’s worth noting.   … [visit site to read more]

Vonage CEO Lefar to retire

Marc Lefar, Vonage's CEO, said that he is going to retire from the VoIP provider once a replacement is found.

Frontier enhances broadband, Ethernet reach in New York

Frontier Communications has invested more than $326 million, including $80 million in 2013, upgrading its network facilities New York over the past three years to improve consumer broadband and enhance the availability of Ethernet to more businesses.

Masergy Boosts Security With Global DataGaurd Buy

Another bit of M&A in the managed services and cloud arena has rolled past. Masergy said today that it has acquired the Texas-based security solutions provider Global DataGuard. … [visit site to read more]

The No. 1 Paid App in Google Play is a Scam [Removed]

Computer security is a top priority for both regular and business users, even if the computer fits in the palm of your hand (well, it depends on the model). However, you should know that there are different kinds of security apps, so you may want to ask around before picking one. And when choosing, don’t [...]

Could Jon Rubinstein be Apple’s Next CEO?

Its no secret that Apple CEO Tim Cook has struggled to maintain the momentum generated by his visionary predecessor Steve Jobs (I wonder if there’s anyone who wouldn’t struggle when trying to fill those shoes), as the company has recently failed to impress the masses as it once did and subsequently failed to generate the [...]

Smartphone Location Awareness Puts Privacy Advocates on Edge (Again)

Just image you’re strolling through the local Wal-Mart when suddenly your smartphone bursts to life with a discount coupon for a little red bike. Taking stock of where you are you quickly realize that the bike in question is on the shelf in front of you. While you didn’t come to store with the intention [...]

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