Windstream Enterprise to Launch “Our Size Fits You” Campaign

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream Enterprise, a leading provider of advanced network communications, will unveil its new “Our Size Fits You” campaign and discuss the company’s commitment to be pathfinders for partners through technological disruption at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2018...Learn More

TDS Begins Fiber-to-the-home Construction Project in Mesquite, Nevada

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April 3, 2018 — TDS Telecom (TDS®) has kicked off construction of a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in Mesquite. Construction on the network started in March and will reach at least 2,500 homes this year. TDS is investing millions with this FTTH project. TDS contractors are...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

Windstream MASS Communications Acquisition Valued at $37.5 Million

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Windstream announced today it has acquired MASS Communications, a privately held New York-based company that Windstream referred to as a “telecommunications network management company.” The Windstream MASS Communications acquisition is valued at approximately $37.5 million in an all-cash transaction, or less than 4x trailing 12-month...Learn More

Frontier Communications and CWA West Virginia Reach Tentative Agreement

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March 26, 2018 — CHARLESTON, W. Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) today announced it has reached a new tentative labor agreement with CWA 142. The previous CWA contract expired on March 3, 2018. The tentative agreement will now be submitted to the workforce for a...Learn More

Windstream Recognized for Strong Ethernet Growth

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced that for the third straight year it has climbed analyst firm Vertical Systems Group’s annual ranking of U.S. Ethernet providers. Each year, Vertical Systems Group issues its Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD rankings that include providers...Learn More

CenturyLink Wins Managed Services Contract With State of Texas

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MONROE, La., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced it was awarded a managed services contract with the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). State and local government, public education and other public entities in Texas can continue to procure CenturyLink’s comprehensive managed services through this new...Learn More

FairPoint Brand is Formally Retired, Consolidated Focuses on Upgrading Broadband

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Another telecommunications brand will fade away, starting today, as Consolidated Communications will retire the FairPoint brand and begin operating as Consolidated Communications in former FairPoint territories. Consolidated acquired FairPoint for $1.3 billion (including debt) in July 2017. The combined company now operates in 24 states...Learn More

Purdue University Chooses Smithville Fiber for Major Project

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Purdue University will be using technology from Smithville Fiber’s advanced core network to increase connectivity performance from its West Lafayette campus to the WestGate@CraneTechnology Park. Smithville Fiber is the largest independent telecom company in Indiana. This new network architecture provides multiprotocol label switching to the...Learn More

Windstream Unveils New Windstream Enterprise, Wholesale Brand Strategy

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Roughly a year after completing their acquisition of enterprise and wholesale focused network provider EarthLink, Windstream has launched new Windstream Enterprise and Wholesale brands. Windstream is aiming to transform their overall business and a brand refresh helps with that focus. Like many traditional telephone companies,...Learn More

Shentel announces expansion of its affiliate relationship with Sprint

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February 5, 2017 — Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (“Shentel”) (NASDAQ:SHEN) announces that it has closed a transaction to further expand its relationship with Sprint, effective February 1, 2018. Shentel has signed an Expansion Agreement and amended its Affiliate Agreement with Sprint to expand its affiliate service...Learn More

TDS Completes Acquisition of Merrimac Communications in Merrimac, Wis.

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MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 1, 2018) — TDS Metrocom, LLC a subsidiary of TDS Telecom (TDS®), announces it has purchased the communications network and business operations of Merrimac Communications, Ltd. in Merrimac, Wis. TDS will immediately begin working to transition customers and planning improvements to the network, which passes...Learn More

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