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TDG: U.S. broadband homes continue to cut the pay-TV cord

Whether it is Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime, it's clear that consumers have a plethora of online video choices they can access via their broadband lines.

Level 3, tw telecom deal clears FCC and stockholder approvals

Level 3 Communications cleared two major decisions in its move to acquire tw telecom, announcing that both the FCC and the stockholders of both companies have approved its acquisition of the competitive provider.

AT&T brings U-verse service to Adams County, Mississippi

AT&T may have focused a lot of its broadband attention on driving 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services into more communities, but its move to bring its fiber-to-the-node (FTTN)-based U-verse service to Adams County, Mississippi, shows it is not slowing down its traditional U-verse strategy.

Cox Communications to bring 1 Gig service to Virginia

Cox Communications is capitalizing on the growing 1 Gbps it decided to take part in by announcing that Virginia will be the next market where it will deliver the fiber-based broadband service.

CenturyLink taps Liberty Global, Covad exec Aamir Hussain to be new CTO

CenturyLink has appointed Aamir Hussain as its new executive vice president and CTO, taking over the role from Matt Beal, who left the company in April to become Vodafone's innovation and architecture director.

Granite, AT&T extend wholesale agreement through 2017

Granite Telecommunications has reached an agreement to extend its commercial agreement with AT&T through 2017, a move that will give it confidence to continue supplying its POTS voice and other data services to its business customer...

Tata Intros New Take on Cloud Networking

Just about all network operators these days are looking to hook up the cloud, introducing new ecosystems and programs targeted on the new opportunities out there. Tata did the same this morning with a ‘comprehensive cloud enablement platform’ called IZO, but with a new twist. This one featured an ecosystem of 13 other network operators […]

Wednesday Bytes: GTT, Epsilon, CenturyLink, Alcatel-Lucent

It’s midweek already, and Halloween is just two days away.  Here’s a look at some of the networking news from this week: … [visit site to read more]

Just in Time for Halloween: Zombie Aereo!

Preliminary injunction kills Aereo’s “live” retransmissions, but leaves it partly alive and still shuffling It’s still alive! Given up for dead by many, our old pal Aereo has managed to sidestep the Grim Reaper yet again. (Rule No. 2...Show More Summary

CCTS: Bell Accounts for a Third of Wireless Complaints for 2013–14

Have you ever signed up for a service after receiving a promotional offer from a carrier only to find out a month later – or when the bills started to arrive – that it wasn’t a deal, after all? This is exactly the case for more than 12,000 Canadians who turned to the Commissioner for [...]

Our Connected Everything Lifestyle will soon need a Digital Butler

As the ever-expanding Internet of Things continues to fill our lives up with connected gadgets—with every piece of technology we ever owned now capable of updating us on even the most mundane minutia—we are once again going to encounter the extant problem of the digital age: information overload. In fact it won’t be long until [...]

5 Call-tracking Platforms to Help Boost Your Business

If there’s one communication solution that many businesses in Canada and around the world often overlook it’s the importance of call-tracking, but to fair, it’s not entirely their fault. The reality is that many call-tracking platforms available on the market today are so difficult to implement and interpret that they serve little purpose anyways, forcing [...]

Apple has Confused Tablet Market Domination with True Innovation

As the first reviews emerge about Apple’s recently unveiled iPad Air 2 two common themes are abundantly clear: the latest iteration of the iPad is a half-hearted tablet upgrade that still delivers limited functionality, and despite these mounting criticisms, most reviews begrudgingly acknowledge it’s still the best tablet out there. What’s different about the criticism [...]

New CEO chosen for Nominet

Following the departure of Leslie Cowley, Russell Haworth is to join Nominet as the new Chief Executive Officer. Russell will lead the organisation as it develops its core registry business, explores the potential of new technologies, and continues to deliver on commitment to ensuring the internet is a force for good. Commenting on the appointment, […]

Three Surveys Illustrate Tablets’ Deep Impact on the Workplace

Tablets have become a powerful and distinct tool for people who want to work more efficiently and effectively.

ShoreTel Scorns Mitel’s Bid, Again

Last week, the Canadian service provider Mitel made another move for yet more business VoIP scale and took its bid for rival ShoreTel public. Today, ShoreTel’s board followed up its initial private rejection with a more public one. … [visit site to read more]

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