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AT&T’s Mexican Acquisitions Establish Unprecedented Cross Border Network and Provide True Growth Potential

As a Canadian living near the U.S. border I’m keenly aware of the ironclad boundaries between the countries’ respective wireless networks, as walking a few metres to the south often means the difference between connecting to my local network and incurring international calling and roaming charges. In fact, for as long as wireless technology has [...]

OPPO launches “It’s Your Turn” Global Contest

To enable more people to share their photographic fun and great moments, OPPO has officially launched “It’s Your Turn” global mobile photography contest, inviting mobile owners worldwide to share their stories with photographs. The three-week contest will center on three themes – “Selfie Showdown”, “Our World”, and “Inspiring Moments”. Show More Summary

State groups, lawmakers say FCC has no authority to overturn anti-municipal broadband laws

A call made by President Barack Obama to the FCC asking the FCC to overturn a series of existing 20 existing state laws that either prohibit or outright ban cities and towns from building and operating their own broadband network businesses will face a number of legal challenges.

AT&T battles legacy losses with U-verse, strategic IP business gains

AT&T reported that U-verse was the star performer in the wireline portfolio, rising 21.9 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2014, driving up residential wireline revenues slightly 0.1 percent to $5.6 billion.

Report: TE Connectivity considers selling network business to CommScope for $3B

TE Connectivity is looking to sell its telecom and data equipment business to CommScope in a deal that could fetch nearly $3 billion, reports The Wall Street Journal, citing people close to the two companies.

Time Warner Business lights up 10G speeds for Manhattan's One World Trade Center

Time Warner Cable Business Services (TWCBS) is giving current and new business customers that reside at One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan the ability to access 10 Gbps Internet speeds.

Report: Google Fiber to roll out 1 Gbps service in four Southeast cities

Google Fiber is going to bring its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service to four new metro areas, reports The Wall Street Journal, citing two people close to the issue.

Small Cells are Key to Attracting and Keeping SMB and Large Enterprise Customers

By: Peter Bernstein, TMCnet Senior EditorTo say that operators of macro-cellular physical networks are facing all type of challenges these days would be an understatement. These range from spectrum scarcity issues, competitive pricing...Show More Summary

Tracking wireline earnings in Q4 2014

With the fourth-quarter reporting season in full swing, FierceTelecom is once again tracking the performance of how all of the key service providers performed.

Sovernet brings redundancy to Vermont State Colleges' network

Sovernet Communications, a Vermont-based middle mile provider, has been tasked to provide the Vermont State Colleges (VSC) with an upgrade to its redundant ISP connection at its Community College of Vermont (CCV) facility in Winoosk...

The Need for Smart Cities is Obvious

By: Mae Kowalke, TMCnet Contributor It goes without saying anymore that people and businesses in an increasingly connected world rely on the Internet for personal and commercial communication. We are also in the midst of a continuing migration of people are increasingly moving to cities as the world is becoming more urbanized. Show More Summary

PEG Bandwidth lights 2,000 wireless cell sites with fiber

PEG Bandwidth, a wireless backhaul specialist focused on Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets, has reached 2,000 cell sites with its fiber in less than four year from its initial launch.

The Internet of Things: where now for the UK?

Ofcom has today published a document setting out planned next steps to promote investment and innovation in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is set to enable large numbers of previously unconnected devices to communicate and share data with one another – its services span industries from agriculture and energy to transport, healthcare […]

The Evolution of Cable MSOs Must Continue

By: Mae Kowallke, TMCnet Contributor Triple play was a good start. But Cable multiple-system operators (MSOs) must continue their evolution. Cable MSOs have been leading the residential entertainment and communication services segment for years. Show More Summary

Telus Paging Service Shutdown Questions Effectiveness of New Technologies

A letter sent by Telus informing recipients that it is canceling its pager service across Canada has raised concerns among some residents of Québec’s rural communities and questions how well incumbent wireless players perform in terms of wireless network coverage. Even as cellular coverage continues to improve, there are still areas which lack a wireless [...]

Big Iron to Drive Mobile Datastreams

This article was authored by Stefan Hammond, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. The “computer” concept used to mean mainframes: giant machines kept in a special room guarded by technicians. Ordinary employees were given “dumb...Show More Summary

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