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July 16, 2014
In telecom news this week, Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs division is boasting a 10 Gbps broadband-over-copper speed record, and a TeleGeography report on peering agreements spells bad news for IP transit providers.
July 09, 2014
This week in telecom news, an FCC report shows more users are opting for faster fixed and mobile broadband speeds, but an Akamai report saw the U.S. dropping out of the top 10 for global broadband speeds.
June 18, 2014
This week in telecom news, Level 3 Communications announced its $5.7 billion acquisition of tw telecom; AT&T won its bid to bring gigabit broadband to two cities in North Carolina.
May 21, 2014
AT&T announced its DirecTV acquisition plans, while Sandvine's latest study shows the data usage trends for Internet customers.
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