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Integra gives customers direct connection to Amazon's cloud service

Integra has jumped aboard the bring-your-own-cloud concept by offering new and existing cloud customers direct connections to Amazon Web Services' Direct Connect service.

Could 5G wireless drive out the need for fixed network operators?

As wireless operators and their vendor partners put their 5G plans in place, the ultimate winners will be consumers and businesses, which could gain a wider range of new speeds and capabilities available regardless of their location...

Level 3, Comcast sign new network interconnection agreement

Comcast is the latest service provider to sign an interconnection agreement with Internet transit provider Level 3 Communications ahead of the FCC's net neutrality rules that will go into effect next month.

Wave Raises a War Chest

Wave Broadband has been one of the most active alternative network operators over the past few years, and now they have some additional firepower to work with. The company says it has raised a tidy sum of $130M through the sale of corporate bonds, and plans to use it to expand its network footprint.... […]

Pacnet IT network breached, Telstra warns

This article was was originally posted on Australia's Telstra has advised Pacnet customers of a security breach allowing unauthorized access to the Hong Kong based ICT provider's corporate IT network.... [visit site to read more]

euNetworks Slashes Latency to Zurich With New Route

euNetworks today formally launched a new ultra-low latency route this morning, bringing Frankfurt and Zurich rather closer together. The new route takes advantage of the assets purchased last year in the Fibrelac acquisition, demonstrating the progress they've made in integrating the Swiss footprint into the rest of their European footprint.... [visit site to read […]

AT&T No Longer Fears Net Neutrality’s Impact on Investment

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson does not believe the Federal Communications Commission’s redefinition of broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act is the right path for the industry; he’s certainly not alone. In fact, because of the pending changes to how broadband service is classified, in November of last year Stephenson delivered an ominous message: [...]

Canada’s Carriers Lose Legal Challenge Against CRTC Over Wireless Code

Rogers, Bell, Telus, SaskTel, and MTS have lost a legal challenge against the CRTC over some parts of the new Wireless Code. As a result, customers who are still locked in three-year contracts are free to shop around for better deals with any carrier without paying the remaining balance of the handset subsidy or any [...]

Bandwidth: Build It and They Will Probably Come

Those who tell us that there will be so much demand that we better build higher capacity networks are the same people who benefit from selling them.

How did the top U.S. wireless operators perform in the first quarter of 2015?

With the first-quarter earnings season drawing to a close, FierceWireless, in partnership with Strategy Analytics, has tracked the U.S. wireless carriers in the first quarter of 2015 by subscriber base.

Cablevision sues Verizon over FiOS ad

Cablevision is suing Verizon Communications in a Manhattan federal court claiming that its TV commercial that says Verizon's FiOS is not 100 percent fiber optic cable is truthful.

Service providers want openness, vendor collaboration when deploying NFV, SDN, say panelists

ORLANDO, Fla.--A group of panelists at the Genband Perspectives 15 conference said the best way vendors can help service providers take advantage of network functions virtualization (NFV) is to provide an open and collaborative environment.

TIA's Belcher: The current Internet regulatory system isn't broken

ORLANDO, Fla.--A top executive from the Telecom Industry Association (TIA) says that the regulatory system that governs the Internet does not need to be fixed and the FCC's net neutrality rules will put a damper on new investments. Speaking...Show More Summary

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