Verizon is now facing another attack on its FiOS buildout from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, who says that the provider did not fulfill its FTTH commitments in the city.
Great Plains Communications, a Blair, Neb.-based independent telco, has completed a diverse network route expansion stretching from Nebraska to Des Moines, Iowa, allowing it to more effectively address new wholesale service opportunities.
Telefónica and MegaFon have extended a strategic alliance first signed in 2013 to enable the two operators to continue to collaborate in a number of areas including procurement and network technology.
Deutsche Telekom said it has taken the first step towards deploying a disruptive technology developed in conjunction with Samsung Electronics that will improve user experience at the cell edge.
Swisscom said it will launch a 5G network in 2020 as part of a three-step plan designed to enable the operator to meet soaring demand for mobile data.
Alcatel-Lucent will be responsible for the deployment of the LTE technology for the planned European Aviation Network, confirming previous reports that the vendor was working with Deutsche Telekom on the ground network for the hybrid LTE/satellite network.
A new report from the GSMA forecasts there will be 386 million unique mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of this year, equivalent to 41 per cent of the region's population.
Time Warner Cable has signed a long-term bilateral interconnection deal with Cogent Communications that will allow the two to exchange traffic. The two companies issued a statement confirming the deal.
Equinix is going to open a new international business exchange (IBX) data center in Dallas, allowing it to support growing demand for interconnection services in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area, one of its densest markets.
While Nokia Networks has expanded its LTE network in a box (NIB) solution for the United States, it's also working to gain public safety business in other countries like South Korea.