CenturyLink is grappling with a nationwide Internet outage that's left customers without Internet access in 21 states. The telco confirmed the outage on its Facebook page but at deadline had not responded to inquiries about the cause of the problem.
First quarter earnings results are pouring in, and it's again apparent that IPTV as a service, application or just part of an overall broadband bundle is a winner. But not all service providers have realized this yet, and they continue to put their potentially biggest profit baby in a corner.
CenturyLink is catering to the sports fanatics who subscribe to its Prism IPTV offering by signing a multiyear carriage agreement with Universal Sports that will enable the carrier to offer new sports content in nine markets, including Las Vegas, Phoenix, central North Carolina and southwest Florida.
CenturyLink CTO Matt Beal delivered a blunt challenge to his fellow telco service providers at GENBAND's Perspectives13 conference in Orlando. They can transform the way they do business to the point that Alexander Graham Bell would be unable to recognize it, or perish at the hands of those inside or outside the industry who will.
CenturyLink said Wednesday that it'll offer download speeds of up to 1 Gbps in Omaha, Neb., providing more competition for incumbent cable operator Cox Communications.
CenturyLink is providing its own answer to Google Fiber's last-mile fiber vision by launching a 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the premises pilot deployment that will serve 48,000 homes and businesses in Omaha, Neb.
CenturyLink has filed suit in Denver District Court challenging the Colorado Public Utilities Commission's move to eliminate the state's $54 million rural phone service subsidy program.
Google Fiber may have officially got the green light from Provo's city council to purchase the iProvo network, but it's now facing a protest from area incumbent telco CenturyLink.
CenturyLink struck another major coup in the public sector service market by being awarded the Defense Research and Engineering Network III contract, unseating incumbent provider Verizon.
Greenlight, a municipally-owned service provider in Wilson, N.C., will make its service even more competitive with three area service providers--AT&T, CenturyLink and Time Warner Cable--when it debuts its 1 Gbps service this July.