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First Communications puts Telcordia into its back office

First Communications, an Akron, Ohio-based competitive service provider, is leveraging Telcordia's Next-Gen OSS to address customer growth in both its business and wholesale service business

Telmex's dominant power means facing tighter regulations

Telmex (NYSE: TMX) may still hold the title as Mexico's largest telco, but that position could come with the price of tightened regulatory scrutiny. Cofeco, Mexico's competition commission upheld an

Enablence returns to its component roots, sells off Trident7, MAGNM product lines

Enablence's former CEO Arvind Chhatbar had good intentions to transform the component company into an integrated vendor that also sold last mile access systems, but its recent decision to sell off

LRG: Telcos, cable MSOs added 350,000 net broadband subscribers in Q2

While the U.S. economy may be taking yet another nosedive, the one thing that Leichtman Research Group's (LRG) new broadband report revealed is that consumers aren't giving up their broadband

Cable looks for its customer service stride

Cable operators, despite their aggressive marketing campaigns such as Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) Customer Guarantee program that tout their dedication to making customers a priority, have never

Cable industry wants more freedom to buy CLECs

As the cable industry faces new competitive challenges on the consumer video front from over the top (OTT) and IPTV players, it's no surprise cable MSOs are anxious to get a greater piece of the

Nielsen to gauge effect of carriers' iPad TV apps

TV ratings service Nielsen has finally launched an effort to measure whether or not iPad TV viewing applications have any effect on traditional TV ratings. Multichannel News said the effort involves

DirecTV offers NFL Sunday Ticket to PlayStation 3 owners, mobile users- with limits

DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) is offering its NFL Sunday Ticket subscription package to football fans who own Sony (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, as well as owners of a range of mobile devices,

FCC reports increased cable, satellite customer complaints

Complaints to the FCC from cable and satellite subscribers increased by 9 percent during the fourth quarter, the commission reported Monday. Click here for the FCC's summary of quarterly

My FierceCable Journey

I've been thinking a lot this week about the summer of 1996, when I began writing about the cable industry. Consumers were only beginning to discover the Internet, and most accessed the Web via 14.4