News In Brief: Huawei, Global Crossing, Pacific Crossing, Comscore
Huawei has been chosen by US cable operator Mediacom Communications to deploy Next-Generation DWDM transport across over Mediacom’s backbone in Missouri, Iowa and Minnesota.
Global Crossing has widened its Q3 loss, with revenue slipping 4%, reporting a loss of €49 million. Revenue fell to €433 million from €450 million last year. Revenue from enterprise, carrier data and indirect sales fell to €372 million from €378 million, while carrier voice revenue fell to €59 million from €71 million.
Pacific Crossing, the operator of trans-Pacific undersea cable network, PC-1, has completed the acquisition of 100% of its shares by NTT Communications, previously announced on May 25.
Comscore will acquire South American web measurement firm Certifica for an undisclosed sum. Based in Chile, Certifica has 300+ clients and measures over 2,500 web sites throughout Latin America.