In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at competition that top Ethernet service providers AT&T and Verizon face from tw telecom, Cox Communications and other providers.
Cox Communications said Wednesday that it agreed to buy Tulsa, Okla.-based commercial triple-play provider EasyTEL Communications.
PEG Bandwidth, a wireless backhaul specialist, said it gained 1,100 fiber route miles in two states via the acquisition of Contact Network, which does business as InLine.
Comcast said this week that it installed a 100 Mbps Ethernet connection for a commercial customer in Connecticut which helps aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney build jet engine parts using 3D printing technology.
Comcast said it struck a deal with Raymond Management Company to wire seven of its hotels in Illinois and Michigan with its Comcast Business Ethernet and HDTV programming service.
Service providers are increasingly using residential gateways to transform their broadband video services and to build new revenue streams, a study from Infonetics Research concludes.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom talks to Sprint (NYSE: S) VP of Wireline Solutions Mike Fitz about the company's Carrier Ethernet service.
Numerous suppliers of microwave equipment are preparing to add millimeter-wave gear to their portfolios as operators increasingly took to the latter category to provide backhaul for LTE macrocells and small cells, according to a fresh report.
Cablevision's Lightpath subsidiary and Comcast both announced deals on Thursday to supply Ethernet-based broadband Internet access to community colleges.
Comcast began marketing its Ethernet service to six towns in northwest Vermont, targeting small businesses, hospitals and schools that have more than 20 employees.