Verizon, Frontier Landline Sale Clears Big Hurdle

The controversial Verizon-Frontier landline deal has cleared a major hurdle as the companies seek to close their $8.6 billion transaction. Regulators in West Virginia on Thursday blessed the sale, closing the book on any chance that the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union might can Verizon and Frontier’s plans. Union members fear the spinoff will […]

FairPoint Wants to Renege on Terms of Verizon Merger

Utility regulators in Maine this week will hear arguments from FairPoint Communications that the bankrupt provider should be allowed to delay its five-year broadband expansion plans. The expansion was part of the conditions for FairPoint taking over Verizon Communications Inc.’s landlines in New England – getting high-speed Internet access to more people between April and […]


In our Channel Influencer Awards digital issue, we highlighted eight technologies ready to "take off" in the channel this year. Which two will take off the most?

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