Carrier Evolution

As telecom carriers evolve, Carrier Evolution tracks the important developments in telecom and broadband which drive that evolution, including IP voice, unified communications, collaboration and consumer applications. Carrier Evolution offers original and curated content from external sources.

TWC Maxx is Latest Answer to Rising Gigabit Momentum

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It’s been well documented that Google’s initiative to introduce next generation broadband by building out Google Fiber networks in cities around the U.S. appears to be pushing big incumbent ISPs to accelerate their own “super-fast,” broadband upgrades. AT&T made a string of gigabit network announcements...Learn More

GVTC Launching Next Phase of Fiber Network Expansion

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SMITHSON VALLEY, July 31, 2014 — GVTC is bringing more fiber to more people. The Hill Country based communications provider is expanding its fiber network to 15 subdivisions in its service area. When complete in summer 2015, an additional 3,300 rooftops, in proximity to San...Learn More

A Gigabit Broadband Land Grab is Underway: Is it for Publicity or Subscribers?

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Blink and you might miss it. On Tuesday, we published a post outlining two gigabit broadband network announcements had occurred, and it was only the second day of the week. Almost as we hit publish on our blog, another gigabit announcement from AT&T occurred, putting...Learn More

Nokia Networks First to Trial LTE for National TV Broadcasting

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July 29, 2014 — Espoo, Finland – Nokia Networks is pioneering the technology needed to efficiently use LTE for nationwide TV broadcasting. The company is working with a range of partners* in the world’s first field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE...Learn More

Telergee: Rural Telco Financials See Flat Revenues and Declining Margins

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The typical small rural telco financials saw margins decrease about 3% between 2012 and 2013 as their revenue mix shifted toward non-regulated lines of business, according to the 2014 Telergee Alliance Benchmarking Study. Telergee is an alliance of accounting firms specializing in rural telecom. The...Learn More

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