Competitive Watch

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

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October 16, 2014 — BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 21,052,631 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $19.00 per share. The Company is offering 16,008,679...Learn More

Atlantic Broadband Expands Business Services Portfolio to Include 10 Gigabit Metro Ethernet Service

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October 16, 2014 — QUINCY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s 13th largest cable operator and premier Business Services provider, today announced enhancements to its Metro Ethernet service offering for businesses looking for greater flexibility, scalability and a customizable high-performance network. This service is available across...Learn More

FiberLight Upgrades Florida Network Using Ciena

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ATLANTA, GA — 10/14/2014 — FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader in providing high- performance fiber-optic network solutions, today announces a substantial investment in its South Florida fiber optic network, which will be powered by Ciena’s converged packet optical and packet networking platforms.  Once complete, businesses...Learn More

CenturyLink opens Cloud Development Center in Seattle

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October 15, 2014 — MONROE, La. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the opening of the CenturyLink Cloud Development Center, the company’s new Seattle-area home for cloud platform development and innovation. The new facility serves as another cloud milestone for the company since the...Learn More

The City of New Braunfels, Texas Selects Magellan Advisors to Develop a Comprehensive Broadband Feasibility Study

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Denver, CO; October 13, 2014 – Magellan Advisors, one of the nation’s leading broadband planning and telecom consulting firms, has been selected to assist the City of New Braunfels, Texas in developing a Comprehensive Broadband Feasibility Study. The study will help the City of New...Learn More

Enventis Shareholders Approve Merger with Consolidated Communications

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MANKATO, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 8, 2014– Enventis Corporation (NASDAQ: ENVE), formerly HickoryTech, today announced that Enventis shareholders overwhelmingly approved the proposed merger with Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNSL) at their special meeting held earlier today. The voting results indicate more than 92 percent of votes...Learn More

Georgia Telecom Chooses APMAX IPTV Middleware

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October 7, 2014 – Pembroke, GA – A longtime player in the IPTV space, Pembroke Advanced Communications has deployed the APMAX Middleware as their fourth solution since entering the IPTV space in 2001. According to PAC’s Network Administrator John Hoskins the APMAX IPTV Middleware solution...Learn More

AT&T and Blue Jeans Let Businesses Conduct Video Conferencing Anytime, On Almost Any Device

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DALLAS, Oct. 7, 2014 – AT&T* and Blue Jeans Network will offer on-demand video collaboration services to AT&T’s business customers. Businesses of all sizes that use AT&T Video Meetings with Blue Jeans will be able to host work sessions on almost any desktop, mobile device...Learn More

AT&T to Pay $80 Million to FTC for Consumer Refunds in Mobile Cramming Case

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As part of a $105 million settlement with federal and state law enforcement officials, AT&T Mobility LLC will pay $80 million to the Federal Trade Commission to provide refunds to consumers the company unlawfully billed for unauthorized third-party charges,...Learn More

DISH and Frontier Communications Extend Agreement to Deliver Bundled Technology Solutions

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & STAMFORD, Conn.–(Business Wire)–DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) and Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) have agreed to a multi-year contract renewal that provides Frontier customers with bundled technology solutions. The agreement builds upon the longstanding relationship between the companies to offer Frontier customers the ability...Learn More

BPS Telephone Modernizes Network with Ciena

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Facing an urgent need to meet customer demands for affordable and reliable voice and high-speed residential Internet services, BPS Telephone worked with Ciena® and LightRiver Technologies, a Ciena Diamond BizConnect channel partner, to upgrade its network using Ciena’s converged packet optical platforms. This deployment gives...Learn More

BroadbandVision Announces Winners of Inaugural BroadbandVision Impact Awards

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Las Vegas, Nevada—October 3, 2014—Today NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, ITTA – the Voice of Mid-Size Carriers, and Telecompetitor announced the winners of the inaugural BroadbandVision Impact Awards  at BroadbandVision, held October 1-3, 2014, at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The BroadbandVision...Learn More