(Photo source: Christopher R. Wilder) 2015 was a year of immense change, especially inthe communications marketplace. There was a tremendous amount of convergence and consolidation in the space, such as Avaya Inc.’s acquisition of Esna Technologies, the merger between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent, and Cisco Systems' acquisition of Acano,Juniper Networks and Tropo. [...]
The middle of the country saw a bit of fiber consolidation today. Great Plains Communications has entered into an agreement to buy Pinpoint Network Services and Pinpoint Broadband from Pinpoint Holdings. The deal will further boost Great Plains Communications' expansion within the region.... [visit site to read more]
Several consumer groups have asked the Federal Communications Commission to block cable company Charter Communication's bid to take over Time Warner Cable and the smaller Bright House Networks. The proposed consolidation, which was announced in May, would catapult Charter into the nation's third-largest...
A deal between Dell and EMC likely means more consolidation to come among big business computing companies. But early signs indicate it won't have a major impact in the Massachusetts community where EMC is based.
In drought conditions, consolidating water systems brings out ugly politics.
The $27 billion hedge fund recommended that the two providers of voice and video communications equipment merge, as part of a wave of consolidation in the telecom equipment sector.
Two television station groups are consolidating in a deal announced Monday that’s valued at $442.5 million. TVNewsCheck reports that Gray Television Inc. will acquire Schurz Communications Inc.’s television and radio stations. The deal will reportedly expand Gray’s holdings to include...
Yesterday saw yet another piece of consolidation in the world of VoIP and unified communications. Alabama-based Momentum Telecom has entered into an agreement to acquire Alteva for $28.7M, or $4.70 per share. ... [visit site to read more]
By: Mae Kowalke, TMCnet ContributorI often write about the virtues of unified communications, but a downside to UC also is emerging for large enterprises. One of the big promises of UC was consolidating a range of disparate communications...Show More Summary
We’ve sometimes taken a look at nuclear energy support – nascent or realized – in several states. Communities have occasionally weighed in, as potential hosts for consolidated storage sites, for instance. The folks of Lea and Eddy Counties in Nevada have consistently voiced support for Yucca Mountain. Show More Summary
For the past few months, nearly thirty communities around the country have been anxiously awaiting an announcement from the Pentagon concerning the military bases that would be affected by the planned drawdown of 40,000 active-duty Army personnel, plus another 17,000 or so civilian employees. Show More Summary
Whether it's Charter Communications' proposed acquisitions of Bright House and Time Warner Cable or Comcast's failed attempt to buy Time Warner Cable, consolidation in the cable industry is rampant. One cable MSO that has yet to make a big move in either being acquired or buying another company is Cablevision.
Consolidated will now begin doing business in the markets it entered through its acquisition of Enventis, an independent telco formerly known HickoryTech, under the Consolidated Communications brand.
The much speculated consolidation in the Indian telecom sector may begin sooner or later as reports are emerging that Anil Ambani led Reliance Communications is in merger talks with Sistema Shyam. This can mark one of the biggest mergers...Show More Summary
Consolidated Communications is moving ahead with its 1 Gbps FTTH expansion effort, announcing that it launched the service for residents across its existing fiber network in the Houston area market.