Telecom Tidbits (Part 2433)

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Telecom Tidbits (Part 2433)

You work in Tech. Everyday is a front row seat to amazing. Right?

A pretty good primer on SDN from BI in 2012!

Charter Bid Approved! Only condition, NewCharterCo can't have data caps for 7 years. Big deal. In many markets they are the sole broadband provider. $$$.

In a time when storage is practically free, Microsoft sends me a not: On July 27, 2016, the amount of storage that comes with Microsoft OneDrive will change from 15 GB to 5 GB.

the Digital Divide

A new report about Western Mass's fiber fiasco sheds light on the national failure to provide high-speed digital access to rural America. The Digital Divide is still a fight. Despite AT&T, Comcast and Google Fiber thumping their chests about Gigabit, it is available in just pockets of America. AT&T is offering $5 internet to low-income families at 3 MB, which is DSL speed. And if I am not mistaken was part of their merger conditions for AT&T-SBC. Verizon keeps raising the price of DSL. Comcast, other cablecos, satellite providers and fixed wireless ISPs have data caps, which customer hate. And that is in urban markets too.

M and A

X5 Solutions, a portfolio company of NewSpring Capital, rolled up three telecom companies - NovaTel Ltd. Inc., CornerStone Telephone Company LLC and Richmond Telephone Company. [press release]

Consolidated Communications, an ILEC formerly known as SureWest, buys another one the Illinois-based Champaign Telephone Company. This deal adds 275 fiber route miles, 310 lit buildings, and 1,500 business customers.

Allied Fiber burned through $93 million in money to make $50K and was forced to file bankruptcy by its primary lien holder. [My tweet has all 3 links - Rich Tehrani's post, the Ramblings story and the BK filing.]

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