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Verizon wireline revenues show rare year-on-year growth

07/22/2014 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) reported that operating income and earnings per sh...

Huawei's 1H14 revenues jump 19% year-on-year

07/22/2014 Chinese network equipment vendor Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. reports a jump in operating performa...

Telecom, datacom equipment spending will exceed $1 trillion over 5 years says Infonetics

07/21/2014 Worldwide, sales of telecom and datacom equipment and software came to $183 billion in 2013, an u...

Metro optical market worth $9 billion by 2018 says Dell'Oro

07/17/2014 Metro optical transport equipment revenues are forecast to reach $9 billion by 2018, according to...

Funding innovation remains a challenge

07/17/2014 Delivering the necessary innovation for optical communications applications is one thing. Paying ...

North American enterprise network spending focuses on the cloud says Infonetics survey

07/08/2014 Respondents to a recent survey of North American enterprise network operators indicate that suppo...

Telecom wholesale services revenue to hit $142 billion in 2019 says Ovum

07/07/2014 Despite price drops among commodity wholesale services, overall wholesale service revenues are ex...

Zayo Group completes Neo Telecoms acquisition

07/07/2014 Bandwidth and infrastructure provider Zayo Group, LLC, reports that it has completed its purchase...

UPC Cablecom acquires cable network in Geneva

07/03/2014 Switzerland’s largest cable operator, UPC Cablecom, says it has taken over the Télé-Pregny-Chambé...

Zayo files S-1 for IPO

07/03/2014 The company said in the filing that it could attempt to raise as much as $100 million via the IPO...

VeEX closes Agizer, Optixsoft acquisitions

07/02/2014 Test and measurement specialist VeEX Inc. has closed two acquisitions of companies in Eastern Eur...

Zayo's zColo takes over AtlantaNAP data center

07/02/2014 Zayo Group LLC’s colocation division, zColo, has acquired Colo Facilities Atlanta (AtlantaNAP), a...

EZchip to add multi-core processors via Tilera acquisition

07/01/2014 Network processor pioneer EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH) plans to expand its product por...

Europe to lead telco spending says Infonetics

06/30/2014 Expect a slowdown in the Americas, but for a change, Europe will be in the telecom capex driver's...

Sales of active optical cables for data centers to reach $1.5B says CIR

06/30/2014 The market for active optical cables (AOCs) for the data center will produce $1.5 billion in reve...

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Interview with Andre Kriger -- FTTXcellence Award winner fibers Brazil

With both the World Cup and Olympics coming to Brazil, the country's service providers are furiou...

Will FTTN advances delay FTTH?

With copper able to support 100 Mbps, the impetus to switch to fiber may decrease.

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