Competitive Watch

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Expands and Extends Relationship with ETI

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ATLANTA, GA – FEBRUARY 2, 2016:  Enhanced Telecommunications, Inc. (dba ETI Software Solutions, www.etisoftware.com) is proud to announce an extension of its relationship with Cincinnati Bell Inc. to provide a host of solutions through 2017, including a complex migration of commercial subscribers from T1 copper...Learn More

iRis Networks Expands in Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 29, 2016) — iRis Networks announces plans to construct three new key routes in Tennessee. The key segments, totaling over 897 miles, are Johnson City–Knoxville–Chattanooga, Memphis–Nashville–Chattanooga and Knoxville–Nashville–Clarksville. Tennessee and the surrounding region are experiencing significant growth in the demand of broadband...Learn More

Lumos Networks Launches Second Gigabit Network

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January 29, 2016  — WAYNESBORO, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:LMOS), a fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, today announced the availability of Gigabit broadband speed for residential and small business customers in...Learn More

CenturyLink Expands Prism IPTV Footprint

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MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that it is offering a new TV service in select portions of St. Paul and surrounding cities that will provide residential and business customers with a new alternative to cable and satellite services....Learn More

Virginia Provider Selects NewCore for Hosted LTE

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NewCore Wireless, the leading full-service hosted wireless switching provider, announced today that Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (BIT Communications), a telecommunications service provider in Virginia, has chosen NewCore Wireless to host their 4G/LTE network. BIT Communications provides wireless communications services and products in south central Virginia....Learn More

Global Capacity Increases Availability of Ethernet Services Across Nationwide Footprint

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Chicago, IL, USA, January 27, 2016 – Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces its nationwide Ethernet service expansion, further strengthening its standing as the leading Ethernet over Copper (EoC) solutions provider in the U.S.  Global Capacity’s investment in Central Office...Learn More

ViaSat Introduces New Exede Business Internet Service Plans

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CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today introduced new Exede® Business internet service plans that will offer a variety of affordable high-speed satellite internet service options for primary connectivity, plus a new internet back-up plan....Learn More

FirstLight Fiber Expands Further In New York

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ALBANY, NY – January 26, 2016 – FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that it has extended its dense fiber network further in New York. This expansion project added 36,000 fiber miles into New...Learn More

AT&T Fiber Reaches 1 Million New Business Customer Locations

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Dallas, Texas — January 20, 2016 — AT&T today announced that it has added 1 million additional business customer locations to its fiber network since 2012 when the company began its aggressive fiber expansion program. The expansion helped extend the AT&T U.S. fiber network another...Learn More

T-Mobile Targets Sprint with MetroPCS Promotion

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Bellevue, Washington — January 20, 2016 — Sprint’s ‘Biggest Deal in US Wireless History’ just got served. Today, MetroPCS took the wraps off ‘The Biggest Offer in Sprint’s History’ – a lighthearted poke at Sprint’s underwhelming ‘Biggest Deal in US Wireless History’ that turned out...Learn More

CenturyLink Partners With SAP for Cloud Services

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MONROE, La., Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that it has signed a global premium supplier partnership agreement with SAP to offer premium supplier services for SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud.  Through this agreement, CenturyLink’s infrastructure and IT services capabilities will...Learn More

Georgia Broadband Provider Selects Conklin-Intracom for IPTV

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Duluth, GA (January 19, 2016)  – Conklin-Intracom, a fully owned subsidiary of the Intracom Telecom Group and maker of innovative products and services for telco, cable, broadband and OTT content delivery solutions, today announced the successful launch of the fs|cdn Anywhere IPTV platform at Southern...Learn More