EarthLink says one-box approach will differentiate its SD-WAN service from competitors

EarthLink continues to move its SDN-based WAN (SD-WAN) initiative forward with plans to debut what it calls a one-box solution for its business customers that are transitioning more of their workloads to the cloud.

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Nelnet challenges Windstream, TWC in Lincoln, Neb. with new 1 Gbps service

Lincoln, Neb.-based NeInet is looking to shake up the city's cable and telco broadband duopoly of Windstream and Time Warner Cable with plans to offer a 1 Gbps FTTH service for residential customers.

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GCI launches 1 Gbps service to Anchorage consumers, businesses

Alaskan cable operator GCI has begun offering its 1 Gbps service, 1 GIG red to consumers and businesses in Anchorage with plans to scale it across all of its territory by the end of the year.

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TDS Telecom to launch IPTV, fiber broadband in 7 new markets in 2015

TDS Telecom is moving ahead with its targeted fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and IPTV services build with plans to roll out services in an additional seven wireline markets by the end of this year.

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NTT to extend software-based cloud service to 17 data centers by end of 2015

DALLAS–NTT Communications has set an ambitious path for its software-defined networking (SDN)-based cloud services portfolio with plans to make it available in 17 of its global data centers by the end of this year.

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Telus to light more homes with fiber as part of $3.4B investment across Alberta

Telus is moving forward with plans to put fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service into the hands of more users in Alberta, Canada, thanks to a $3.4 billion investment through 2018.

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Verizon taps Ciena, Cisco to build its 100G U.S. metro network

Verizon is moving ahead with plans to incorporate 100G optical technology into its U.S. metro network, naming Ciena and Cisco as its packet optical network system (P-OTS) suppliers.

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Grande beats AT&T, Google Fiber with 1 Gbps launch in San Antonio

Grande Communications, a Texas-based cable overbuilder, is leapfrogging competitors AT&T and Google Fiber with plans to launch its new 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service in San Antonio on March 3.

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AT&T to sell some data centers for $2B, report says

AT&T is continuing its wireline asset sale roll with plans to sell some of its data centers in a deal that could fetch $2 billion, reports

Both AT&T and Verizon Look to Sell Some Assets

Both AT&T and Verizon are in the news this week with plans to sell some assets. AT&T is said to be preparing a sale of a data center portfolio reputedly worth some $2B, while Verizon is rumored to be closing in on a sale of wireline and tower assets worth as much as $15B.  … [ visit site to read more ]

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TDS to drive FTTP services into 25% of its access line territories

TDS Telecom has set an aggressive timeline to deploy fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services in its wireline territory, with plans to get to 25 percent of its access lines this year.

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CenturyLink poses new threat to Google with Portland, Ore., video franchise

CenturyLink is officially establishing itself as the new video provider in Portland, Ore., as the telco reached a deal for a new franchise agreement with city officials with plans to deliver service sometime in 2015, reports

TDS plans to lay 800-900 new fiber miles in 2015, fuels 1 Gig expansion

TDS Telecom has set an aggressive plan to expand its fiber network with plans to lay 800-900 miles of cable in 2015, a build that will support its ongoing deployment of 1 Gbps capable fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services.

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Comcast to challenge AT&T, Cox Business with 10 Gig service in Atlanta

Comcast Business is taking on AT&T

Google Fiber starts signing up 1 Gig customers in Austin

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Wave Broadband plots Gigabit broadband for Seattle neighborhoods

Wave Broadband is jumping ahead of the competition with plans to offer broadband speeds up to 1 Gbps to Seattle neighborhoods starting in December.

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GVTC lights over 40,000 San Antonio-area homes with fiber broadband service

GVTC continues to make progress with its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) rollout, announcing that it has connected over 40,000 homes to its network with plans to extend service to another 2,600 homes in select residential neighborhoods.

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