Tag: Business Services


Report: Digital transformation now strategically vital

May 1, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Organizations don’t just accept the reality of digital transformation; they see it as a vital step in their company’s survival, according to the 2019 Digital Transformation Market Trends Report. The report, conducted by Webtorials’ editorial and analyst division on behalf […]


Blockchain heats up across telecom industry, but not every use case is a good fit

April 22, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While blockchain may have not yet reached the hype levels of AI, cloud and IoT, there’s still plenty of mainstream chatter around its use cases. Before the technology started showing up on TV commercials, CableLabs got a jump on kicking […]


VMware announces deal to buy Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite

August 10, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

In deal that will provide improved service assurance for carriers as they roll out new services, VMware announced a definitive agreement Thursday afternoon to buy the technology and engineering team of Dell EMC Service Assurance. Once the deal closes, VMware […]


CenturyLink challenges cable with small business-focused call center in Louisiana

February 5, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

CenturyLink is opening a new outbound sales center in Monroe, Louisiana, where 150 employees will focus on selling services and supporting small business customers to more effectively battle cable’s encroachment into the business sector. CenturyLink said the new center, located […]

Broadcast, Modern Media

Verizon lures SMBs to Fios with tailored Current TV plan

January 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon has launched a new video tier tailored for specific industry segments as part of an effort to compete with cable in the small- and medium-sized business (SMB) category in regions where it offers Fios. The new package, Fios Current TV, will […]

Internet, Modern Media

Verizon’s aggressive fiber push could help it regain Ethernet, business market share

May 10, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon’s latest fiber push has a strong focus on serving as a homegrown fiber backhaul mechanism for its current 4G and 5G wireless networks, and it could be a platform to drive further growth in the business services market. After […]


TDS is applying consumer FTTH learning to 1 Gbps business rollout

May 2, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

TDS’ recent move to start offering fiber-based 1 Gbps service in local small to medium businesses (SMB) in the cable and ILEC territories where it currently offers the same service to consumers is a logical extension of the service to […]


Comcast’s Watson: There’s a lot of upside in business services growth

April 28, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Comcast may still be an insurgent player in the business services market, but the service provider continues to make inroads with a range of business sizes, a trend that continued into the first quarter of 2017. David Watson, president and CEO […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

TDS Telecom extends 1 Gbps internet service to businesses in 6 states

April 25, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

DS Telecom is bringing its 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband service to local businesses where it has a strong fiber presence, extending a similar service it has been delivering to residential customers in Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets over its […]

Internet, Unified communications

Fido Cable challenges cable, telco stronghold with nationwide DSL, cable services reselling business

September 13, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Fido Cable, a unit of Sky Play, has launched with the aim of offering nationwide DSL-based broadband and video services to challenge the current hold cable and traditional telcos have on the consumer services market. To offer its video service […]

Networks & Systems

Verizon’s Boston FiOS rollout focuses on community, holistic use strategy

June 7, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon ended its self-imposed FiOS FTTH service deployment moratorium in April, announcing plans to build out FTTH to Boston. Under a six-year plan, Verizon will invest $300 million to replace the city’s aging copper network infrastructure with fiber. Why the […]


Windstream sets business services on growth track as enterprise revenues rise to $498M

February 26, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream’s decision to segment its business services into three areas — SMB, enterprise and carrier — appeared to pay off in the fourth quarter of 2015 as it reported that enterprise revenue climbed 4.6 percent year over year to $498 […]

Modern Media, News

AT&T Q4 Revenue Falls Short; Strategic Business Services Success Reinforced By Partners

January 27, 2016

Via: CRN

AT&T’s Q4 2015 earnings fell short of Wall Street expectations, even with revenue padded by its DirecTV acquisition, and although overall business revenue saw a slight slump, the success in strategic and wireless services was bolstered by partners, according to […]