Verizon is close to reaching a deal to sell off wireline assets that are worth $10 billion to Frontier Communications, reports Reuters, citing a person familiar with the talks.
Strengthening an alliance that AT&T and GE forged in 2013, the two companies say they're testing several new technologies, including an advanced meter solution being piloted by two North American renewable energy customers and intelligent lighting solutions that allow cities to remotely monitor and control lighting on public roads.
The FCC says that Chairman Tom Wheeler's draft order to create net neutrality rules that would reclassify broadband Internet access under Title II has the legal footing it needs to withstand any legal challenges that telcos like AT&T and Verizon plan to launch once the rules come out.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler revealed that his proposed new net neutrality rules will reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.
This week, we take a look at one of the fastest-growing audience segments in online video, Hispanic viewers. This segment is becoming a powerhouse in the U.S. population, with overall spending power of $1.5 trillion--up from $1 trillion in 2010, according to numerous sources. And they're some of the most enthusiastic consumers of over-the-top video.
The Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV), a Linux Foundation collaborative project, announced several new members and introduced Heather Kirksey as director of NFV.
AT&T is continuing its wireline asset sale roll with plans to sell some of its data centers in a deal that could fetch $2 billion, reports Reuters, citing people close to the talks.
Verizon has once again found itself fighting copper thieves in Western, Pa., so it is offering a reward for up to $50,000 to apprehend whoever is responsible for stealing cable in Beaver, Fayette, Lawrence and Washington counties.
The FCC is looking to tighten the rules regarding the interconnection terms service providers like Verizon ask for to accept bandwidth-hungry Web traffic from third party providers like Netflix, reports Bloomberg citing an unnamed person close to the proposal.
AT&T is going to have to pay a $640,000 fine to the FCC for violating rules related to operating microwave stations outside of the parameters of the licenses it owns.