CenturyLink saw revenue slip from $4.61 billion in Q2 2012 to $4.53 billion last quarter. The profit numbers look really good, tripling compared to the same period last year due to a Q2 2012 loss on early retirement of debt. ...More
This Report includes the results of Channel Partners' third annual survey of channel partners' interest in, adoption of and challenges with selling cableco telecommunications services to businesses. ...More
In this week's Channel Partners News Desk, CenturyLink fights a class-action lawsuit; some tough words for Microsoft's latest restructuring plan; and Level 3 Communications is accused of being too cozy with the U.S. government. ...More
What a flurry of M&A activity we saw in the second quarter. We break down T-Mobile/MetroPCS, Birch-Lightyear, Blue Casa-TNCI and a handful of rumored mergers involving heavyweights AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, tw telecom, Level 3 and more. ...More
J.D. Power & Associates is out with its list of the top business wireline providers, based on a survey that measures customer satisfaction. See who's at the top and who's at the bottom of the list. ...More
In this edition of the Partner Marketing Toolbox News Desk, more evidence that businesses are getting confident about their prospects; plus, another staggering forecast for the public cloud. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith explains.