FCC Tackles Rural Carrier Issues Including Business Data Services, Call Completion

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The FCC took action today on three issues impacting rural carriers. At today’s monthly FCC meeting, the commission adopted new call completion rules and proposed others. In addition, the commission proposed to deregulate business data services provided by certain rate-of-return (ROR) carriers and proposed to...Learn More

Cox Extends Availability of Business Managed WiFi

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Cox Business announced today that Cox Business Managed WiFi is now available to all customers in the Northeast and parts of the Southeast region. Additionally, Cox Business Managed WiFi will be deployed across the national Cox Communications footprint in the next few months. Cox Business...Learn More

Pass the Pancakes says Comcast with Major Managed Services Deal Reaching More Than 2,850 Restaurants

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Comcast Business Services has been selected by Dine Brands Global to provide a number of managed services to Dine Brand’s Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar and IHOP restaurants in the United States. The Comcast Dine Brands deal encompasses more than 2,850 locations. The services include...Learn More

Responding to Cable Company SMB Efforts, Consolidated Launches New BusinessOne Business Bundle

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Consolidated Communications today announced the launch of BusinessOne, a new bundle of broadband and voice services for the SMB segment. A primary goal of the new offering is to differentiate the telco’s business broadband service from growing competitive  cable business service offers. BusinessOne offers two...Learn More

Verizon Partner Program Evolves to Better Serve Organizations Around the Globe

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March 28, 2018 — NEW YORK – Verizon’s Partner Program (VPP) has been updated to better serve its members and their customers around the globe. A new and improved master agent model has been deployed in the US to enhance the program’s agility and responsiveness. In addition, an...Learn More

WOW! Gigabit Now Available to 95% of Base

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One gigabit per second service continues to be a prime battleground for a growing list of providers. The latest to expand its offering is WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone, which today announced the availability of WOW! gigabit service, dubbed WOW! 1 Gig, to more than...Learn More

CEO: Windstream SD-WAN Reached More Than 15% of Company Sales in First Year

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Windstream is “uniquely positioned” to capitalize on business customers’ shift toward SD-WAN connectivity, said Windstream CEO Tony Thomas yesterday. Windstream SD-WAN sales now represent more than 15% of the company’s total sales – an accomplishment reached in the first year the offering was available, he...Learn More

CFO: CenturyLink, Level 3 Synergies Include Moving Connections On-Net

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Now that the CenturyLink, Level 3 merger has been completed, the company is pursuing synergies, as Sunit Patel, CFO of the merged company, still known as CenturyLink, explained at an investor conference today. Some of the CenturyLink, Level 3 synergies — including reduced head count...Learn More

Vonage SD-WAN Targets Small Business, Illustrates Service Provider Opportunities

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Vonage has been making some major moves involving software defined wide area networks (SD-WAN). Vonage SD-WAN has been available to larger enterprise customers for several years and the company today launched a new version of the offering aimed at small and medium-size businesses (SMBs). Businesses...Learn More

AT&T On-Network Buildings with Fiber Number Almost 400,000

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AT&T this week offered an update on its business fiber deployments. The carrier says that it has more than 1.1 million global route miles and more than 8 million business customer locations on or within 1,000 feet of those lines. AT&T on-network buildings number almost...Learn More

Frontier Total360 Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Offer Leverages Datto

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Frontier Communications Corp. is expanding their disaster recovery portfolio with the launch of the Total360 Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Service. Frontier Total360 is a product of BC/DR provider Datto. The goal of the offering is to provide instantaneous access to data in case...Learn More

Comcast Connection Pro Offers Automatic 4G Backup

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January 09, 2018 — PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Business today announced the launch of Connection Pro, the first automatic 4G wireless backup internet connection offered by a broadband provider. Comcast Business Connection Pro is a Business Internet add-on that provides small businesses nationwide an automatic 4G LTE cellular back-up...Learn More

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