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Apr
17
2014

Google Revenue Up 19% in Q1, But Misses Expectations

Google’s financial results for the first quarter of 2014 show continued growth, but not quite up to the level expected by analysts. The tech giant posted revenue of $15.42 billion for the quarter, which is up by 19% from the first quarter of 2013. Earnings per share were $6.27. However, the company’s stock fell as it failed to deliver the $15.52 billion in revenue and $6.42 earnings per share that analysts were looking for. Net […]

Apr
17
2014

Google Fiber Strikes Preliminary Agreement With Portland -

Back in February Google announced they were working with thirty-four new cities in nine regions on making it easier for those locations to see Google Fiber deployed. While not all of those cities will receive Google Fiber, the company announced they’d be working with all of the cities to help expedite the arrival of faster broadband services — whether it’s courtesy of Google Fiber, somebody else, or the city itself. Target cities were given a […]

Apr
17
2014

Everstream Lights Up Fairmont Creamery

CLEVELAND, OH — Everstream, a provider of fiber, data center and high-speed networking services to enterprise businesses throughout Northeast Ohio, will provide high-speed, fiber-based broadband network services to both retail and residential occupants of the 100,000-square-foot, five-story Fairmont Creamery building currently under redevelopment in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood. The Creamery is slated to open in late 2014. “We are really excited to be working with Everstream to bring the fastest residential Internet service to The Creamery,” […]

Apr
17
2014

Residential Broadband Adoption in Iowa Surpasses National Average

DES MOINES, IA – Broadband adoption in Iowa surpasses the national average, with 76 percent of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 66 percent in 2010, according to new data from Connect Iowa, a subsidiary of Connected Nation that operates as a nonprofit in the state of Iowa to promote broadband access, adoption and use. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70 percent, which […]

Apr
17
2014

Saudi Arabian Alfarouq Residential Compound Installs Zhone FiberLAN

OAKLAND, CA — Zhone Technologies, a provider of FTTx network access solutions, announced a new FiberLAN deployment with Aljabr Group at its Alfarouq Residential Compound, located in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. The deployment was made possible through a strategic partnership with Global Business Solutions (GBS) Through the deployment, the residential compound now provides IPTV services, IP telephony, a CCTV camera system, high-speed Internet and a digital signage system over its GPON network. The Alfarouq […]

Apr
17
2014

AFL Launches TruEvent Technology

LOWELL, MA and SPARTANBURG, SC – AFL, which provides products and services to the broadband industry, is launching TruEvent Technology, advanced event analysis software used in AFL’s M-series OTDRs that provides a new level of accuracy and reliability in event analysis. This new technology allows the user to confidently determine where losses meet or exceed specifications from data centers to long haul applications. “The introduction of TruEvent Technology provides event analysis that makes AFL’s newest […]

Apr
17
2014

Lightpath Lights More Than 7,000 Locations in New York Metro Area

JERICHO, NY – Lightpath, a provider of Ethernet-based communication solutions for New York metropolitan area businesses, announced that its expansive 100 percent fiber network now connects more than 7,000 locations and spans more than 5,800 fiber route miles. The latest adds, almost half of which include locations in New Jersey, represent ongoing efforts by Lightpath to bring fast, high-quality and reliable telecommunications services to more mid-market organizations. In the past year, more than 1,000 new […]

Apr
17
2014

Sprint CEO Pay Balloons Despite Company's Struggles -

While AT&T and Verizon dominate the industry and T-Mobile has been receiving consumer adoration for doing things a little bit differently, Sprint has been struggling to not only keep users, but build a decent network and brand identity. Most LTE tests place Sprint at the very bottom of the barrel in speed and latency, and the company always seems to be promising that a great network is just around the corner. With Sprint flailing, it’s […]

Apr
17
2014

Tablets are Driving Net New Mobile Connections in U.S. Market

Tablets with mobile connections now are driving net connection growth in the U.S. mobile market for most of the largest national service providers. Mobile tablet connections grew about  46 percent in 2013, according to researchers at NPD. For AT&T, in particular, tablet subscribers are a large part of what’s driving net subscriber additions. Some  440,000 of AT&T’s net new postpaid subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 were tablet connections. “Connected devices” (tablets, principally) drove […]

Apr
17
2014

AT&T Threatens to Take Ball, Go Home Over 600 MHz Spectrum Rules -

The other day we noted that the FCC was considering a policy that was certain to ruffle feathers at AT&T and Verizon: restricting a portion of next year’s 600 MHz auction spectrum just for smaller competitors, to ensure that AT&T and Verizon aren’t using spectrum squatting to keep smaller companies out of the market. It’s something the DOJ suggested the FCC consider one year earlier; a policy that comes years after AT&T and Verizon were […]

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