The way incumbent providers structure their wholesale agreements is impeding future growth for Level 3 Communications, according to a top executive.
Suddenlink said it will expand its offerings to business users with Arris' Service Provider Wi-Fi solution. Suddenlink said it will sell the product throughout its 17-state area.
Frontier Communications says it sees potential revenue opportunities to expand FiOS and business services in California, Florida, and Texas-- three markets where it will enter next year when it completes its acquisition of Verizon's assets in those states.
U.S. cable operators may not have the established brand recognition of large telcos in the business space, but that's starting to change as providers like Comcast have made gains in providing voice and data to businesses with over 100 employees during the past two years.
EarthLink's dark fiber business continues to be a bright star in its struggling wholesale business as more of its carrier and content provider company customers are showing interest in purchasing the service.
Granite Telecommunications and MetTel, two competitive service providers that focus on serving multi-site business customers, have asked the FCC to ensure that ILECs like AT&T, CenturyLink, and Verizon provide an equivalent TDM-based voice service post IP transition.
Charter Communications' $56.7 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, and simultaneous $10.4 billion grab of Bright House Networks immediately vaults the company into the No. 2 position among U.S. broadband service providers, and the No. 3 slot for U.S. pay-TV suppliers.
Gracenote, a prominent provider of metadata services to the pay-TV industry, has announced the $54 million purchase of to several sports data services and the launch of its new Gracenote Sports division.
As CenturyLink looks to build its revenue back into profitability, R. Stewart Ewing, the carrier's executive vice president and chief financial officer, said that he sees three opportunities to add $140 million to $150 million to its profit in the second half of 2015.
Count backend business services provider CSG International among those who are pleased that the $45 billion merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable didn't occur.