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.

Frontier Achieves MEF 2.0 Certification for Carrier Ethernet

December 18, 2014 — STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) today announced the successful completion of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) 2.0 certification for its Carrier Grade Ethernet portfolio “Frontier Ethernet Solutions.” Frontier’s professional staff includes 18 MEF-CECP (Carrier Ethernet Certified Professionals), 15 of whom...Learn More

Gigabit or GigaWhat? There is Work to Do Regarding Ultra-Broadband Services

Many prevailing questions regarding the Gigabit services trend revolve around consumer perception and acceptance. Do prospective customers want Gigabit services? Do they really understand what Gigabit can do for them? What are they willing to pay for it? In partnership with Pivot Group, we recently...Learn More

Cable Industry Preps Its Gigabit Future, DOCSIS 3.1 Interoperability Passes First Test

The cable industry has watched the telco and municipal industry leverage the Gigabit Internet trend for great visibility and PR value. In some ways Gigabit and other FTTH products (Verizon FiOS for example) have skewed the perception of broadband speed king – a title that...Learn More

T-Mobile Data Stash Lets Customers Bank Unused Monthly Data

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 8.0 strategy, announced today, will give customers the ability to bank unused monthly mobile data allowances for future use. To kick off the offering, dubbed Data Stash, the company is giving all customers 10 gigabytes at no charge. On a webcast announcing Un-carrier...Learn More

What’s Behind Windstream CEO Resignation?

Windstream took the telecom and financial communities by surprise late yesterday with its announcement that CEO Jeff Gardner had resigned and been replaced by CFO Tony Thomas, who was targeted to be CEO of the real estate investment trust that Windstream plans to establish next...Learn More

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