Verizon and Incompas Receive Support from Other Carriers Over Special Access and Other Major Telecom News

Verizon and Incompas Receive Support from Other Carriers Over Special Access  April 28, 2016 | By M8trix Communications A group that represents America’s smaller and rural wireless carriers expressed support for Verizon’s agreement with Incompas over special access in a new filing with the FCC. Incompas along with The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA), Sprint, T-Mobile […]

Major Telecom News, Including Verizon Acquiring XO’s Fiber Business for $1.8B

Major Telecom News from 22 February 2016 Verizon Acquires XO’s Fiber Business for $1.8B  By M8trix Communications | 22 February 2016 Verizon is acquiring rival service provider XO Communications’ fiber business for $1.8 billion, a deal which is expected to complete in the first half of 2017 subject to regulatory approval from various governmental agencies. […]

Verizon’s Zero-rated Streaming Video & Other Telecom News

Verizon Offers Zero-rated Streaming Video through Go90, following T-Mobile’s  Binge On  9 February 2016 | By M8trix Communications Last week, Verizon updated its Go90 app to allow its postpaid users to stream content through the  app on its LTE network without being charged additional data charges. The move signals Verizon’s deepening involvement with sponsored content. […]

AT&T Expands its Gigapower Services to 38 New Cities & Other Telecom News!

 AT&T’s GigaPower service will soon be available in 38 new cities, including Detroit and Los Angeles  By M8 Trix Communications | 10 December 2015 On Monday, the Dallas-based telecommunications giant said it would soon be   expanding its GigaPower service that uses fiber-optic lines to significantly  improve the broadband speeds it can offer. Service will […]

AT&T News, Telepacific, RapidScale & Level 3 News

  AT&T Launch of Video Calling and RCS-Based Messaging November 23, 2015 . By M8Trix Communications AT&T Mobility is soon to launch Video Call capabilities and native Advanced Messaging on its network via Rich Communication Services (RCS). Through AT&T Video Call, customers are able to make and receive HD Voice calls combined with real-time video. In order to access Video […]

Major Telecom News

MEF Ethernet Interconnect Points Project Sees Participation from TelePacfic, Frontier and CenturyLink October 28, 2015 | By M8 Trix Communications CenturyLink, Frontier and TelePacific have now joined the MEF Ethernet Interconnect Points (EIP). The goal of the EIP is the standardization of guidelines for existing and future Ethernet operators worldwide. In 2014, AT&T, Verizon and Windstream […]