Monday, July 18, 2011

July Telecom Vendor News

Here's the latest news for select Telecommunications vendors for July ....

AboveNet ....

* AboveNet announced that it will connect to the Cervalis data centers located in Stamford, Connecticut and Totowa, New Jersey.

* According to an announcement made in the New York Post, Westchester-based fiber-optics company AboveNet has received a binding offer from a yet-to-be disclosed private equity firm. According to the article, AboveNet has been asking for a minimum bid of $80 a share, or more than $2 billion in a JPMorgan Chase-run auction. Yesterday, the company closed up 54 cents at $73.23 a share.

* AboveNet will soon connect to the Montgomery Westland Data Center in Alabama known as The Bunker.

AT&T - says it is on track to receive regulatory approval of its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA by March 2012. AT&T General Counsel Wayne Watts said that the company has provided a second round of information requested by the Department of Justice and that meetings with the Federal Communications Commission are going as scheduled, the Washington Post reported.

Level 3 ....

* Level 3 Communications, Inc. announced that it has added points-of-presence in Ljubljana, Slovenia and Zagreb, Croatia, giving customers in these areas a central point of secure and direct access to Level 3's highly scalable global network and a robust portfolio of IP-based communications solutions.

* Telx announced that Level 3 Communications is expanding network services into Telx's 100 Delawanna Ave. data center in Clifton, New Jersey.

PAETEC - announced it has selected Ditech Networks' PhoneTag platform for voicemail-to-text transcription services. Using Ditech Networks' best-in-class transcription service, PAETEC Visual Messaging customers can read transcribed voicemail messages from their smartphones and mobile tablet devices just as they would with an E-Mail, making communications simpler than ever before.

Smoothstone ....

* Smoothstone has launched Awareness Messaging and Presence (AMP), a multi-channel (voice, chat and collaboration) platform.

TelePacific ....

TelePacific Communications - announced a definitive agreement to acquire Tel West Network Services Corporation (Tel West).

Time Warner Cable ....

* New York: Time Warner Cable Inc., the second largest US cable television operator, agreed to buy cable systems in Kentucky and western Tennessee from NewWave Communications for about $260 million (Dh955 million) in cash.

* Time Warner Cable Business Class has launched Business Class Mobile, its 4G / 3G -based high-speed wireless data service in Wilmington.

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