AT&T Revenue Mix Would Change Dramatically, Post-DirecTV

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How soon will AT&T and Verizon, whose revenues once were driven by voice products, find they both generate more fixed network revenue from video and high speed access than from voice? Answer: AT&T will likely get there sooner than Verizon. In fact, AT&T might find...Learn More

Lumos Reaches 15K ‘Near Net’ Locations

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June 23, 2014 — WAYNESBORO, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced that it has distributed its near-net building list of approximately 15,000 locations...Learn More

RCN Offers Caller ID on TiVo Service

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Princeton, NJ (June 17, 2014) – RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, is now making available to customers at no additional charge its Caller ID on TiVo service. Launching this week, this feature will be available to new and...Learn More

Xfinity Customers Will Stream Personal Video on Comcast X1 Platform

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April 29, 2014 — LOS ANGELES & PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast today announced that X1 triple-play customers will soon be able to live stream personal video from their mobile devices, over the Internet, directly to the television. The new feature, which will be part of Xfinity Voice,...Learn More

Illinois Triple Play Provided Enhances IPTV with Entone

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Cupertino, California (April 29, 2014) – Entone, Inc., a global leader of Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, today announced that iTV-3 has selected its EnterLink™ video networking solution for advanced IPTV services. iTV-3 continues to build out its state-of-the-art FTTH network in Central Illinois,...Learn More

Consumer Reports: Average Spending on Telecom Bundles is $1,848 a Year

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Americans don’t believe they’re getting good value from their in-home telecom services, Internet and TV services in particular, despite the fact they spend an average $1,848 a year on them, according to a new market report from Consumer Reports National Research Center. Even bundled service...Learn More

Arkansas Broadband Carrier Selects TOA for Field Services Management

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CLEVELAND, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Large and small, telecommunications providers know their field workforce is the key to positive customer perception and efficient operations. So when Ritter Communications, a triple play service provider with 80 mobile employees, began executing on a strategy to create...Learn More

Illinois Triple Play Provider Expands FTTH Footprint with Zhone

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Oakland, CA — April 24, 2013 — Zhone Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global leader in FTTx network access solutions, today announced it will assist with iTV-3′s new network expansion in Central Illinois, building off of two previous network expansions that used Zhone equipment. Zhone’s...Learn More

Verizon Rural LTE Program Adds KPU Telecommunications

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The Verizon LTE in Rural America program has added another partner — KPU Telecommunications of Ketchikan, Alaska. KPU is a municipally owned FTTH triple play provider in southeastern Alaska, serving 6,000 access lines. KPU joins 18 or so other rural wireless carriers in Verizon’s Rural...Learn More

Windstream Wins Federal Heartland Contract

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN) announced today that the General Services Administration (GSA) of the U.S. Federal Government has awarded it a contract to provide voice, Internet and data services. The contract represents multi-million dollar potential revenue annually, covering...Learn More

Consumer Reports Gives High Ratings to FiOS Bundles

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Triple and quad-play service bundles (cable, Internet, home phone, cell phone) afford consumers a means of lessening the impact rising telecom services costs have on their pocketbooks, according to the latest subscriber survey on telecom providers from the Consumer Reports National Research Center. “Our report...Learn More

Google Takes a Pass on Voice Service

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If you were starting a broadband carrier from scratch today, would you include traditional home phone service as a part of your bundle? If you are Google, apparently not. They have decided not to include voice service as a part of their Google Fiber service...Learn More