Frontier may not have any presence in the Louisville, Kentucky market, but the telco is pledging its support for an AT&T lawsuit that's seeking to block an ordinance that would give Google Fiber a streamlined utility pole process.
Level 3 has put its support behind the joint proposal made by Verizon and Incompas to reform the business data services (BDS) regulatory regime.
AT&T and CenturyLink are taking aim at the latest business data services (BDS) proposal made by Verizon and Incompas, calling it nothing more than a self-serving measure.
BT is expanding its cloud presence by offering its global customers the ability to connect to Oracle's cloud infrastructure, illustrating the growing movement by service providers to allow businesses to bring their own cloud to the service table.
Usually, industry analysts such as myself wait until December for the annual ritual of "predictions" columns. But there is enough of import happening in the industry that I think it will be of some value to Fierce readers to take stock of where we are as of mid-year, and to think about what the next 6-9 months look like across the mobile landscape.
AT&T is giving business customers in 13 markets an opportunity to get up to 1 Gbps speeds thanks to its ongoing roll out of GPON technology in its AT&T Business Fiber (ABF) footprint. This latest fiber drive enables AT&T to more effectively compete with Charter Communications and Comcast Business, two cable MSOs that continue to encroach into the ILEC's business territory.
AT&T is defending its record on TDM-to-IP trials in Alabama and Florida, calling out Public Knowledge's statement about its request to streamline the transition process.
The FCC approved rules that require submarine cable operators to report significant outages to the regulator, an initiative that could hold operators more accountable. But AT&T and others say the measure is flawed.
Net neutrality advocates delivered 100,000 letters to the FCC from internet users urging the commission to clamp down on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Comcast for offering zero-rated data services.
AT&T employees represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union have worked out grievance and unfair labor issues.