Consolidated Connects with Hurricane Electric

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Houston, Texas – April 20, 2017 – Consolidated Communications’ welcomes Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, to its Houston-based Walker Meet Me Room (MMR) at 811 Louisiana, which offers fiber assets and provides regional, national and international access. “Our new connection with Hurricane...Learn More

NCTC Members Adopt Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV Platform

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 19, 2017 – Evolution Digital today announced the deployment of its fully-managed eVUE-TV™ IP Video on Demand Solution with seven additional member operators in the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). The seven operators deploying eVUE-TV on the NCTC’s VU-IT!™ platform include Docomo Pacific,...Learn More

Crown Point Telephone Leverages GENBAND Network Transformation for Power Savings

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Plano, Texas — February 15, 2017 — GENBAND™, a leading provider of real time communications software solutions, today announced that Crown Point Telephone Company has deployed its industry-leading Network Transformation solution, which includes the C15 Call Controller, to transform its legacy telecommunications networks to state-of-the-art...Learn More

CenturyLink Adds SDN and NFV Services To Its DREN Contract

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WASHINGTON – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently added Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) services to its Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) III contract with the U.S. Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP). CenturyLink will provide a...Learn More

Acquiring Bigger Business Clients with IP Long Distance

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Larger businesses have traditionally been attracted to the low rates offered by the major telecommunications companies. Newer communication technologies, however, are threatening the major players’ pricing juggernaut. One of the newer technologies resonating with some independents is IP Long Distance. Early adopters can offer low-priced,...Learn More

Rogers Partners With Comcast to Bring Rogers Customers X1 Next-gen IPTV Service

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TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2016 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications announced a long-term strategic partnership with Comcast to bring Rogers customers a best-in-class video experience by deploying Comcast’s X1 IP-based video platform. This agreement builds on Rogers’ internet leadership and furthers its strategy to deliver all-IP services...Learn More

Citizens Fiber Selects Metaswitch for Strategic Network Transformation

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LOS ALTOS, Calif. – December 1, 2016 – Cloud-native communications software leader Metaswitch today announced that Citizens Fiber of Pennsylvania has selected a full suite of advanced software switches and applications as the basis for its network transformation to an all-IP future. Citizens Fiber is...Learn More

GTT To Acquire Hibernia Networks

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McLean, VA, November 9, 2016 —GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high-speed network connectivity solutions and owner of terrestrial and subsea fiber assets...Learn More

NOC Importance Grows as Carriers Shift to All IP Networks

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As broadband carriers continue down the path to all IP networks, the importance of network operations centers (NOCs) grows. Reaching optimal performance for IP networks is critical as applications like video and the IoT require low latency and high performance, and NOCs give broadband carriers...Learn More

Evolution Digital Inks IP VOD Distribution Deal with NCTC

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Centennial, Colorado — July 19, 2016–Evolution Digital today announced that it reached a deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) to distribute its eVUE-TV™ IP Video on Demand service to NCTC member operators. Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV delivers thousands of hours of top-rated movies and...Learn More

Traditional Phone Service Phase Out Rules Adopted by FCC with Demanding Requirements

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After years of debate, the telecom industry’s technology transition is finally underway, dictating a traditional phone service phase out plan. The commission today voted to adopt rules designed to transition “switched access” service in FCC parlance to more modern technology. In establishing new rules, however,...Learn More

Zayo Launches New DDoS Mitigation Service

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Boulder, Colorado — June 16, 2016 — Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO), the global leader in Communications Infrastructure, introduced a new Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation solution. The service provides managed re-routing of impacted traffic to one of the company’s global scrubbing centers,...Learn More

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