During its November open meeting on Friday, the FCC issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) related to the proposed transition large service providers are making from traditional TDM to IP, with an eye on consumers and small businesses that rely on services that may not be supported following a transition.
Service providers' cautious capital spending trends contributed to a 13 percent year-over-year decline of the North American optical market in the third quarter of 2014, according to a new Dell'Oro report.
Ciena has established a strategic alliance with Avaya to create what the two companies say is a WAN-LAN data networking solution, a move that reflects Ciena's move to extend its capabilities into other market segments.
RCN Business has made another move to advance its presence in the New York City market by bringing its business services to 450-460 Park Avenue in Manhattan.
AT&T is paying $52 million in civil penalties and environmental compliance to settle an electronic waste dumping case with California that claims the service provider illegally dumped hazardous electronic waste.
Windstream said it is going to lay off 350 workers by Dec. 1 in an effort to improve its cost structure and improve its overall operational structure.
Lightower Fiber Networks has strengthened its ties with the state and local government market by being named as an authorized vendor to the State of Rhode Island of Administration for Telecommunications Services.
A group of 17 companies that have a major stake in the online video space announced the formation of the Streaming Video Alliance (SVA) last week with the aim of bringing order to an industry segment that's been beset with fragmented technology standards and user frustration.
FairPoint Communications union workers' move to hold rallies in both Boston and Montpelier, Vt., shows that they are not willing to back down in their ongoing strike over disagreement about various concessions related to company benefits.
Comcast Business is looking to give local businesses in Albuquerque and Santa Fe another option besides local telco CenturyLink for Ethernet services, with plans to deliver its entire suite of Ethernet services by extending its fiber network into both of these key New Mexico cities.