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.

Symmetrical FiOS Broadband on Tap from Verizon

Verizon said today it will tap into a unique capability of its fiber-to-the-home infrastructure that could provide a significant differentiation point in the competitive home broadband market. The company plans to upgrade the speeds of its FTTH-based FiOS broadband offering so that customers receive the...Learn More

Peering Dispute: Level3 Says Fix Would Cost Verizon A Few Grand Per 10G

Level3 says Verizon could fix the congestion problems the companies have been arguing over by spending “a few thousand dollars” per 10 Gbps of traffic from Level3.The comment came in a blog post from Level3 Vice President of Content and Media Mark Taylor in a...Learn More

Verizon 100 Gbps Switched Ethernet Access Trial Completed

Verizon said Wednesday that it successfully tested a 100 Gbps switched Ethernet access link using a network interface device from Canoga Perkins. Previously the carrier had done “extensive testing in a lab,” but “it was important to validate [this] in the field,” said Vin Alesi,...Learn More

AT&T Inks Another North Carolina Gigabit Deal

CARRBORO, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Town officials ratified an agreement with AT&T to bring ultra-fast Internet access to residents and businesses in Carrboro.  AT&T will provide U-verse® with AT&T GigaPower℠ over a fiber network with speeds capable of up to 1 gigabit per...Learn More

IHS: Set-top Box Revenues Rebound; Set Record-High Revenue Total

The set-top box (STB) market rebounded strongly in 2013 following three years of essentially flat growth, setting a record-high total in terms of annual revenue, according to the latest market data from IHS Technology. 2013′s performance sets the foundation for ongoing growth through 2015, the...Learn More

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