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The 10 highest paid CEOs in wireline in 2013

A number of the largest telcos reported in recent public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) how much their CEOs made in 2013. FierceTelecom examines the salary and compensation rates of chief executives at 10 publicly traded service providers in our annual highest paid CEOs in wireline feature.

Cincinnati Bell extends 1 Gbps fiber service to The Brandery, sets plan for broader rollout

Cincinnati Bell's aggressive fiber rollout is having an effect on area small businesses, and its partnership with The Brandery, a consumer marketing and branding accelerator, is a good example of that trend.

Lumos employs Cisco for its Project Ark wireless backhaul initiative

Lumos Networks has taken the next step with its ambitious Project Ark fiber to the cell site (FTTC) initiative, announcing that it has selected Cisco's routers for its supporting IP/MPLS network.

Lumos Plans for the Wireless Data Deluge, Taps Cisco

Also yesterday, Lumos Networks is planning an overhaul of its fiber-to-the-cell network, preparing for the coming LTE flood with the not so subtle moniker ‘Project Ark”. … [visit site to read more]

FiberLight Moves Into IaaS With Cirracore’s Help

FiberLight said yesterday that it has added the cloud to its bag of tricks. With the help of Cirracore, they have unveiled a cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service offering aimed at the business continuity and disaster recovery market. … [visit site to read more]

Montreal Subway Testing Underground Wireless Service: 14 Stations Scheduled for 2014

The Société de transport de Montreal (STM), Bell, Rogers, Telus, and Videotron announced last year that they had joined forces to bring a cellular service to the subway system, both 3G and 4G LTE. The initiative was announced last September, and as it turns out, the carriers have been busy deploying the (most advanced wireless) [...]

York to obtain 1 giga bit per sec super fast broadband

Let’s be clear: one giga bit per second is 1,024 mega bits per second or 57 times what is available to a typical UK household (the average broadband service now downloads at 18 Mbps, according to this week’s research from Ofcom). The good citizens of York are to be the beneficiaries of this fibre to the premise […]

Mozilla Attempts to Pick up the Pieces, Appoints Interim CEO

Mozilla has named company CMO Chris Beard as interim CEO as it attempts to recover from the firestorm of controversy surrounding the short and messy tenure of former CEO Brendan Eich. The hope is, of course, that Mozilla clients will quickly forget about the short-lived Eich era at the company, mitigating the effects of Eich’s [...]

Surprise Surprise, Netflix’s Comcast Throughput Surges

In the category of obvious results, Netflix said yesterday in a blog post that its video streaming to Comcast customers is back up. Average speeds of 2.5Mbps were up 65% since January, a not insignificant boost. It had better be up, since they’re paying for it now right? … [visit site to read more]

Average broadband speed now 18 Mbps

Ofcom has today published its tenth report measuring UK consumers’ actual broadband connection speeds. The UK fixed-line broadband speeds research reveals that one in four residential fixed broadband connections is now ‘superfast’. The...Show More Summary

FiberLight, Cirracore serve up IaaS-based business continuity, disaster recovery for businesses

FiberLight is branching out of its network infrastructure roots into the growing cloud-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) market through a partnership with cloud provider Cirracore.

Verizon brings 100G to the U.S. metro network

Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.

Google Fiber looks for NYC-based sales manager

Google Fiber may have not named New York City on its recent list of planned 34 cities where it could build out its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) service, but its employment page revealed it is looking to hire sales support staff in the city, reports

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