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.
Late last week we had a bit of fiber consolidation in the far northeast between two companies that historically haven't gotten much attention. Oxford Networks and BayRing Communications have agreed to a deal in which the two companies will merge their assets into a network stretching up the east coast from Boston deep into Maine. […]
Consolidated Communications may still be into its two-year integration of Enventis, but the service provider is not going to rule out other deals if they could provide complementary footprint or reach that would enhance its business and wholesale service capabilities.
Hammering another nail in the coffin of free market health care: On Friday May 22, just past 6 p.m., Yadkin Valley Community Hospital was shut down by HMC/CAH Consolidated Inc., the Missouri-based company licensed to operate it under...Show More Summary
Consolidated Communications is aware that Google Fiber is a formidable broadband service provider, including the markets where it also offers 1 Gbps broadband, but the century-old telco says that what differentiates them from their new competitor is customer service.
Cincinnati Bell isn't afraid of Charter Communications' proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable, one of its main competitors in the Cincinnati market. In fact, the telco sees the disruption created by all of the consolidation in the cable industry as a potential competitive opportunity to further enhance its broadband speeds and reach.
Dish Network Corp. is in talks to merge with T-Mobile US Inc., people familiar with the matter said, a deal that would accelerate a wave of consolidation across the U.S. media and communications industries. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
The trend toward consolidation in the semiconductor industry continued Thursday with the announcement that Avago will acquire rival Broadcom -- a longtime supplier of communications chips to Apple -- in a $37 billion cash-and-stock transaction that values the combined company at $77 billion.
The proposed $55 billion takeover of No. 2 Time Warner Cable by No. 3 Charter Communications comes on the heels of AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV.
The proposed $55 billion takeover of No. 2 Time-Warner Cable by No. 3 Charter Communications comes on the heels of AT&T's $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV.
As Consolidated Communications sees the majority of its revenue mix trend more toward commercial services, particularly Metro Ethernet, the service provider is keen on pursuing business customer opportunities that it can directly connect to its own fiber network.