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.
IPTV is now only a fraction of what service providers are delivering across their networks. As technology and consumer preferences change, is the term "IPTV" approaching the point where it will be about as accurate as the old "CATV?"
Local officials are hoping that CenturyLink's impending Prism TV service launch in Douglas and Sarpy Counties, Neb., along with metro Omaha, will ignite a price competition with incumbent cable providers Cox Communications and Charter Communications.