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.

TDS younited Offers Cloud-Based Backup for $5.95 Monthly

TDS Telecom this week launched younited, a cloud-based service that can back up files from mobile phones as well as traditional computer files. Additionally the offering gives customers the ability to organize files and create collections to share, TDS said. The service will cost $5.95...Learn More

Report: Subscribers Prefer Gigabit Services from Local ISP over Google

Gigabit Internet access has become a key trend in the broadband industry, thanks in large part to Google. With their Google Fiber initiative, Google acted as a catalyst for a burgeoning movement and clearly has raised the visibility of Gigabit services like probably no other...Learn More

MEF Third Network Targets Network-as-a-Service

The Metro Ethernet Forum’s Third Network  initiative, announced today, aims to combine the ubiquity of the Internet with the service assurance of Carrier Ethernet 2.0.  The goal is to enable network-as-a-service, explained Ethernet pioneer Bob Metcalfe, who is now an advisory director of the MEF,...Learn More

Connecticut Cities Seek Open Access Gigabit Network

Three Connecticut cities are acting together to seek a gigabit network. The goal is to make connectivity available on a wholesale open access basis that would enable multiple service providers to compete for end user business. The three cities are New Haven, Stamford and West...Learn More

Verizon Upgrades FiOS Business Customers to Symmetrical Service

NEW YORK – The livelihood of many businesses depends on a fast, reliable Internet connection to perform myriad tasks ranging from sharing with prospective homebuyers an HD-quality video of a home for sale to emailing large files quickly to meet customers’ deadlines. Starting today (Sept....Learn More

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