Access from AT&T SNAP Internet Discount

As a condition of the approval of the AT&T and DirecTV merger, the FCC mandated that AT&T provide an affordable low income Internet access program. The Access from AT&T program provides low cost Internet to participants of SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamp Program). AT&T’s Access Internet service is available in any of […]
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CenturyLink Named U.S. Bank Stadium Founding Partner

The Minnesota Vikings have formally named CenturyLink Communications as the Founding Partner of U.S. Bank Stadium as well as the Exclusive Communications Provider of the team. The agreement will last for 10 years and includes significant immersion of CenturyLink’s communication infrastructure and services within U.S. Bank Stadium. In a press statement, Vikings Owner/President Mark Wilf […]
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Frontier Lowers Internet Costs for Idled Workers

Frontier Communications has formally announced that they will offer a discount program in the wake of layoffs by MinnTac, Mesabi Nugget and Mining Resources that affected hundreds of people. As such, Frontier will be reducing the cost of high-spe ed Internet access for affected employees who are their customers. In a press release confirming the […]
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CenturyLink Posts Mixed Quarterly Earnings

The first quarter of 2015 has not been a good business period for top American Internet service provider CenturyLink. In the results released recently, it shows that the company managed to generate $1,735 million from adjusted cash from operations which was a drop from $1,788 million in a similar period last year. For the adjusted […]
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CenturyLink Keen to Acquire AT&T, DSL Assets

CenturyLink has expressed high levels of willingness to purchase AT&T as well as DSL assets that are being sold by Verizon. The company’s CFO Stewart Ewing gave the clearest hint of a possible acquisition in his speech at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference. He said they will make the move at the […]
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CenturyLink Plans To Acquire Rackspace

It seems that CenturyLink is planning to acquire Rackspace. The latter has been struggling to compete with other companies offering cloud products such as IBM, Google and Microsoft and it seems that it is finding it hard to keep up. This is compounded by the recent resignation of its CEO Lanham Napier among other problems […]
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FCC Chief Wants Faster Internet Speeds In US

The head of the FCC is campaigning for more competition in the broadband market. Wheeler has stated that he is doing so because Americans want faster Internet speeds to access broadband Internet services. He also insists that such speeds are important for the purpose of stimulating more competition in the country. According to Wheeler, the […]
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Frontier Named Among Worst US Companies To Work For

Frontier Communications, a company based in Stamford, Connecticut has recently been ranked as the 3rd worst company to work for. This information was gathered from employee reviews contributed on Glassdoor.com. Second on the list was Express Scripts, with the list topper being Books-A-Million based in Birmingham, Alabama. To be considered for the list, companies had […]
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FCC Reveals Inconsistent Internet Speeds

Reports are emerging that not all Internet customers are getting access to equal speeds and consistency in service production from service providers. This revelation raises a lot of question concerning competition in the telecommunication industry and brings up a big question whether consumers have been getting their money’s worth from service providers. The FCC report […]
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Netflix Ranking Reveals Some ISPs Performance Declining, Verizon FiOS Affected

Netflix speed rankings indicate that video streaming performance on Comcast and Verizon has been going down for the last three to four months. Verizon FiOS dropped from 6th to 7th position in the United States, and this means it changed places with Time Warner Cable. On the other hand, Comcast was ranked at 14th position […]
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