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Level 3 lays out its management structure after tw telecom acquisition closes

Level 3 Communications has put together the pieces of what will be the new management team once it closes its pending $5.7 billion acquisition of tw telecom later this year. The new team will include a collection of executives from both Level 3 and tw telecom.

Ericsson CTO claims North America is driving 5G development

Ericsson hopes to prompt Europe's public sector to invest more in next-generation telecom technology, including 5G mobile broadband, by disclosing more information about the diminishing returns the company is seeing from R&D it conducts in the region.

Ericsson bounces back to stronger Q1 profit, but N. American sales plunge 23%

Ericsson reported lower first-quarter sales but higher gross margins and profits as it focused on more lucrative contracts. However, the company saw a sharp 23 percent fall in revenue from North America, as large LTE coverage buildouts have peaked.

Equinix, NTT dominate North America, APAC colocation markets, says Synergy

Equinix continues to be a frontrunner in the colocation market, taking charge of both the North America and EMEA market, while NTT took the top spot in the APAC region in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a Synergy Research Group report.

Telstra Global expands data center locations in Asia, Australia and North America

Telstra Global is ramping up its data center location reach by integrating and adding capacity to data centers across six locations in Asia, Australia and North America.

Analysys Mason: Mobile data growth will be strongest outside Europe and North America

Rupert Wood The volume of mobile data traffic reached 8.1 exabytes worldwide in 2012, according to Analysys Mason's " Wireless network traffic worldwide: forecasts and analysis...

Ericsson cuts deal for BSS consultancy Telcocell, expands North American foothold

Ericsson continues to build up its services business, agreeing to acquire Toronto-based consulting company Telcocell, which specializes in business support systems, Amdocs platforms, custom development and software as a service.

Stars aligning for LTE Advanced rollouts later this year

Development of carrier-aggregation testing capability is setting the stage for the rollout of LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), which North American mobile operators are expected to commercially launch by year's end.

U.S. market has been very, very good to Nokia Siemens

The past year has been eventful, to say the least, for Nokia Siemens Networks. Laying off employees, selling off businesses and constantly readjusting the business plan to, well, remain in business. The company is doing much better financially, and I can't help but be fascinated by the progress it has made.

Cisco: Average N. American mobile user to consume 6 GB/month in 2017

Mobile subscribers in North America and the Asia-Pacific region will be the drivers of a 13-fold growth rate in global mobile data traffic from 2012- 2017, according to a new report from Cisco Systems.