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Frontier implements Ericsson's agility suite in Verizon territories it is acquiring

As Frontier moves forward with its acquisition of Verizon's wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas, the service provider is getting its back office infrastructure in order by implementing Ericsson's next-gen Agility Suite OSS architecture.

Sprint takes crown for lowest LTE wireless latency speeds in Q3 2015

In the wireless speed race, network latency has become an issue as users try to access more bandwidth-hungry content.

How did AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon compare in network latency in Q3?

How well do U.S. operators perform when it comes to today's 3G/4G LTE networks? Thanks to research by Open Signal,  FierceWireless  is trying to shed some light on the issue. Special Report

3G/4G wireless network latency: How did Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile compare in Q3 2015?

FierceWireless, with partner OpenSignal, is hoping to shed some light onto the latency issue. The firm's charts show exactly how the carriers stacked up against each other in the third quarter across their different network technologies, from LTE to EV-DO Rev. A to eHRPD. In these charts, AT&T showed a slight increase in latency speeds on its LTE network in the third quarter when compared with the operator's results from the second quarter. Sprint remained the carrier with the lowest LTE latency speeds.

Corning's FTTH growth ramps in U.S., but carrier delays impact Asia-Pacific, Canadian sales

Corning is reaping the fruits of large carrier deployments from AT&T and CenturyLink of FTTH in the United States, but that growth was tempered by slower-than-expected rollouts in Canada and Asia-Pacific.

AT&T will train technicians to install DirecTV, U-verse and IP broadband

AT&T is making sure its U-Verse IPTV technician workforce will be able to install DirecTV service across its markets.

AT&T and Tribune finally make retrans deal for U-verse

After numerous extensions and blackout threats, AT&T has agreed to a TV broadcast retransmission renewal deal with Tribune Media. The agreement between the two companies will keep Tribune's 26 network affiliates on AT&T's U-verse service.

AT&T will send out technicians who can install DirecTV, U-verse and broadband starting in November

AT&T has been training its broadband and U-verse IPTV installers to also install service for its DirecTV offerings, and early next month it plans on sending out into the market the first wave of technicians who can install all of the services.

Verizon accepts FCC's invitation, seeks TTY waiver for VoIP calls

Following rival AT&T, Verizon is now asking the FCC for a waiver of text telephony (TTY)-related requirements for its IP-enabled wireless services, and it wants the same conditions granted to AT&T.

Google Fiber cites San Jose as next 1 Gbps FTTH stop

Google Fiber is in the process of seeking permission from San Jose city council to build two "fiber huts," signaling that the Silicon Valley city could be the next stop on its FTTH journey.