LS Networks acquires Quantum Communications, enhances Pacific Northwest fiber footprint

LS Networks, a Portland, Ore.-based competitive fiber provider, has wrapped its acquisition of Quantum Communications, deepening its footprint in the Pacific Northwest market.

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LS Networks acquires Quantum Communications, enhances Pacific Northwest fiber footprint

LS Networks acquires Quantum Communications, enhances Pacific Northwest fiber footprint

LS Networks, a Portland, Ore.-based competitive fiber provider, has wrapped its acquisition of Quantum Communications, deepening its footprint in the Pacific Northwest market.

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LS Networks acquires Quantum Communications, enhances Pacific Northwest fiber footprint

Frontier downgraded by Citigroup as analysts fret ahead of closing Verizon deal

Frontier Communications is less than a month out from completing its acquisition of Verizon's properties in three states, but Citigroup has downgraded the telco's rating, saying that its synergies might not meet forecast estimates.

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Verizon’s Shammo says XO deal enriches wireless densification, enterprise sales

Verizon is confident that its acquisition of XO Communications' fiber assets will give it an array of new dark fiber facilities that can satisfy its wireless densification efforts and enhance its enterprise business.

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GTT Strikes Again, Acquires Telnes

Fresh off the closing of its acquisition of One Source Networks in October, GTT has made another M&A move. Yesterday after the markets closed,¬†they announced the acquisition of Telnes Broadband . … [ visit site to read more ]

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GTT Strikes Again, Acquires Telnes

Zayo completes Allstream acquisition, extending service automation, strategy into Canada

Zayo Group has completed its acquisition of Canada's Allstream, enabling it to provide its differentiated strategy and service automation capabilities to the country's business customers.

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Zayo completes Allstream acquisition, extending service automation, strategy into Canada

Frontier’s Jureller: ‘no change’ in subscription pricing after Verizon deal complete

As Frontier Communications nears the completion of its acquisition of Verizon's wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas, the service provider has pledged to keep pricing consistent with what customers in those markets are currently paying.

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Frontier, CWA reach labor agreement covering workers in Texas and Missouri

Frontier has reached another labor agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 6, covering workers in Texas and Missouri, clearing another key issue as it proceeds with its acquisition of Verizon'swireline assets in Texas, California and Florida.

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Enventis, Consolidated Communications marriage complete as brands unify under one name

Consolidated will now begin doing business in the markets it entered through its acquisition of Enventis, an independent telco formerly known HickoryTech, under the Consolidated Communications brand.

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Birch Adds a Bit More Fiber to Its Diet

Since its acquisition of Cbeyond last year , one question outstanding — at least for me — has been what they would do with the budding fiber initiatives of the acquired company. Today, Birch in fact revealed a further expansion of its fiber footprint in three major markets. … [ visit site to read more ]

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Level 3’s Waters on integrating tw telecom, SDN and deepening the metro network footprint

Now that Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, the next phase of the deal comes as the service provider begins integrating the former's operations into its own fold. Jack Waters, CTO of Level 3, recently talked with Sean Buckley, senior editor of

Level 3 taps company veteran Andrew Crouch to head up EMEA efforts

Level 3 is realigning its movement in Europe,

Level 3’s enterprise revenues offset weaker wholesale results

Level 3, which has just completed its acquisition of tw telecom, reported that Core Network Services (CNS) revenue rose 5.8 percent to $1.48 billion, helping to offset ongoing declines in its wholesale business.

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Level 3 wraps its acquisition of tw telecom, enhances domestic and global reach

Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, creating a company that will have a deeper domestic and global footprint to serve multi-site businesses.

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Level 3, tw telecom deal clears FCC and stockholder approvals

Level 3 Communications cleared two major decisions in its move to acquire tw telecom, announcing that both the FCC and the stockholders of both companies have approved its acquisition of the competitive provider.

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FirstLight Fiber wraps its G4 Communications acquisition

FirstLight has put the finishing touches on its acquisition of all of

Frontier will not raise rates in Connecticut for 3 years

To get approval of its acquisition of AT&T's

Tower Three Partners wraps up its acquisition of NTS

Private equity firm Tower Three Partners LLC has completed its acquisition of regional provider NTS, which will become a privately held company and a Tower Three affiliate.

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CenturyLink’s Ewing: We expect to pass 300,000 additional homes with Prism TV

CenturyLink continues to be bullish about its Prism TV product and has set a goal of extending the service to more homes this year, particularly in the markets it entered through its acquisition of Qwest.

8X8 lights up cloud, collaboration services in UK, Europe

8×8 has begun offering its unified communication and collaboration services in the U.K. and broader European market, a move that was driven by its acquisition of

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