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Mitel to Be Acquired in $2 Billion Deal

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OTTAWA, April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, today announced that it has signed a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. (“Searchlight”) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.0 billion, including Mitel’s net debt. Under...Learn More

Cox Adds YouTube Integration to Contour Platform

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ATLANTA, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Cox Communications announced that YouTube is now available for Contour customers, providing seamless access to billions of videos right alongside TV programming, On Demand content, DVR recordings and more. Cox Contour customers can use their voice remote to search and watch YouTube videos directly on their TV screens, with no secondary device or need to...Learn More

Georgia System Operations Corporation Selects Southern Telecom for Dark Fiber Solution

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ATLANTA, April 24, 2018 – Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, announces Georgia System Operations Corporation (GSOC) has entered a leasing agreement for dark fiber on STI’s Atlanta central business district fiber ring. GSOC is utilizing the fiber to connect the cooperative’s headquarters office in Tucker, Georgia, to Georgia EMC’s government relations, community and economic development office,...Learn More

Consolidated Communications Launches DDoS Mitigation Solution

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MATTOON, Ill. – April 23, 2018 – Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today launched its Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Mitigation solution. Using an innovative, multi-stage approach to monitor, detect and mitigate the most complex DDoS attacks, businesses partnering with Consolidated Communications can proactively identify and thwart intrusions before they cause...Learn More

Zayo Closes Acquisition of Neutral Path

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BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Neutral Path Communications and Near North Partners. The acquisition adds 452 owned route miles, plus additional leased route miles, to Zayo’s extensive North American network, including a unique, high-count fiber route...Learn More

Comcast Introduces Gigabit Internet Service In Vermont

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MONTPELIER, Vt., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Comcast today announced that it is launching a new internet service that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) to residential and business customers in Vermont,  These speeds will be among the fastest and most widely available and include access to the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network of more than 19...Learn More

Windstream Enterprise to Launch “Our Size Fits You” Campaign

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream Enterprise, a leading provider of advanced network communications, will unveil its new “Our Size Fits You” campaign and discuss the company’s commitment to be pathfinders for partners through technological disruption at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2018 in Las Vegas. “Last year we announced our channel transformation...Learn More

New, Re-Imagined ESPN App – with ESPN+ Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service – Launches to Sports Fans Today

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April 12, 2018 — BURBANK, Calif. & BRISTOL, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The new ESPN App launches today with a completely re-imagined experience that includes the seamless integration of ESPN+, the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer premium subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International group, in partnership with ESPN. At launch, the new ESPN App will...Learn More

AT&T and Crown Castle Expand Strategic Relationship

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AT&T and Crown Castle signed a new agreement simplifying and expanding their long-term leasing deal for wireless network infrastructure. Under the new agreement, leasing management and operations are streamlined to improve the efficiency and flexibility under which AT&T can deploy new technologies and increase network capacity. These changes will enable AT&T to speed up the...Learn More

Global Cloud Provider Selects Zayo for Dark Fiber in Canada

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BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A global cloud provider has selected Zayo Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO) for a high-capacity dark fiber ring in the Montreal metro area. Zayo will extend its existing dense network in Montreal, building a 60-kilometer (km) ring for the anchor tenant along the South Shore, the city’s growing technology and data center hub. The deployment will...Learn More

Calix and Infosys Enter Strategic Co-Creation Partnership to Accelerate Time-to-Market for New Capabilities on AXOS Platform

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PETALUMA, CA and BENGALURU, INDIA – April 10, 2018 – Calix (NYSE: CALX) today announced a strategic multi-year partnership with Infosys (NYSE: INFY), that will accelerate communications service provider (CSP) adoption of AXOS, its Software Defined Access (SDA) Platform. Calix and Infosys will jointly invest to co-create new services and value-added offerings on the award winning AXOS platform....Learn More

Zayo Acquires Data Center in McLean, Virginia

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BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has acquired a data center in McLean, Virginia. The acquisition, which includes tenants, data center systems, and long-term leases, was driven by strong demand in the Washington, D.C. area for low-latency colocation, interconnection and access to fiber infrastructure. The facility, Zayo’s second colocation facility in Northern Virginia, is located at...Learn More

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