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  • Alcatel-Lucent’s IP routing rises amidst declines in access, IP transport

    Alcatel-Lucent reported that IP routing proved to be a stellar revenue performer, rising 2.2 percent in the third quarter to $749 million, while other segments saw notable declines.

  • Calix’s Q3 revenues rise to $105.8M

    Calix reported that third-quarter 2014 revenue was $105.8 million, up 2.1 percent year-over-year from $103.6 million the same period a year ago.

  • Consolidated’s Ethernet revenue gains help ease POTS, LD declines

    Consolidated Communications reported that in the third quarter of 2014, Ethernet services were a star performer in its portfolio, rising 14 percent year-over-year, but that was not enough to completely offset the drag of legacy service declines. Commercial and wholesale revenues rose 4.7 percent year-over-year.

  • Ericsson enhances its NFV play with OPNFV certification program

    Ericsson is launching an Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) certification program, a move it says will create an environment to ensure network functions virtualization (NFV) systems and network infrastructure are compatible with emerging NFV standards and the open-source OPNFV reference platform.

  • CenturyLink employs Alcatel-Lucent to build national common core network

    CenturyLink has brought consistency to all of the disparate core networks it acquired in recent years from Embarq, Qwest and Savvis by completing the deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's 7950 XRS core router into its network.

  • Counting down the top wireless nightmares

    Halloween is upon us and FierceWireless is counting down the top wireless nightmares in its annual feature. From Tim Cook's worries over China to John Legere's concerns over Sprint, Phil Goldstein, editor of FierceWireless, takes a look at various scary scenarios that are keeping wireless industry executives awake at night. Read more

  • Wireline Scarefest: What’s making executives afraid to turn out the lights

    Halloween is time for ghosts, goblins, or maybe firing up the Roku or Wii device to watch Bruce Campbell of Burn Notice fame fight off zombies in the B-movie classic The Evil Dead on NetflixBut it's also a time to reflect on some of the challenging issues and scenarios that the wireline industry is facing.

  • TDG: U.S. broadband homes continue to cut the pay-TV cord

    Whether it is Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime, it's clear that consumers have a plethora of online video choices they can access via their broadband lines.

  • Level 3, tw telecom deal clears FCC and stockholder approvals

    Level 3 Communications cleared two major decisions in its move to acquire tw telecom, announcing that both the FCC and the stockholders of both companies have approved its acquisition of the competitive provider.

  • AT&T brings U-verse service to Adams County, Mississippi

    AT&T may have focused a lot of its broadband attention on driving 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services into more communities, but its move to bring its fiber-to-the-node (FTTN)-based U-verse service to Adams County, Mississippi, shows it is not slowing down its traditional U-verse strategy.