Lightower Expands Fiber Network in Philly

Lightower Fiber Networks is its expanding its all-fiber footprint throughout downtown Philadelphia, and is offering more than 16,000 square feet of colocation space.

tw telecom Expands Into Philadelphia

Philadelphia businesses now have access to tw telecom’s Business Ethernet, Intelligent Network and IP networking solutions as well as its ecosystem of on-net data centers

Clearwire Expands CLEAR WiMAX in Philly Area

Clearwire Communications is expanding its sales operations for CLEAR’s mobile Internet service in the Philadelphia area, effective today. CLEAR covers 1000 square miles and approximately 3.6 million people in the Philadelphia market. Regionally, service extends as far north as Bucks County, south to the Delaware state line below the Philadelphia airport, east to Cherry Hill, […]

Appia Recruits Channel Partners in Houston, Philly

Appia Communications has announced expansion plans in Houston and Philadelphia, formally opening a recruiting period for channel partners in both markets. The two new cities will augment Appia’s established operations in Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York and St. Louis. “Appia’s goal is to be present and active in the top U.S. markets,” said […]

Cricket Comes to Philly, What About MetroPCS?

Amid rumors that Leap Wireless might merge with fellow regional carrier and roaming partner MetroPCS, the wireless operator on Tuesday launched service in Philadelphia – one of the few markets where it overlaps with MetroPCS. Leap and MetroPCS are both slowly building out what seem to be complementary footprints to cover more and more of […]

Whaleback Opens Philadelphia Channel Sales Office

Whaleback Systems has opened a regional channel sales office in Philadelphia continuing the companys expansion of its reseller network throughout the eastern United States. Whaleback also said several eastern Pennsylvania telecom services companies Schultz Technology Solutions, Innovative Data Solutions Inc. and Communatech have joined its Partner Program to support sales of CrystalBlue Voice service to […]

Google, EarthLink Bid on SF Wi-Fi

Google Inc. and EarthLink have submitted a joint proposal to provide city-wide Wi-Fi in San Francisco. Their bid includes free access with 300kbps downstream and online advertising, along with a 1mbps ad-free premium service offered for $20 per month. The implementation will be a public-private partnership, and San Francisco will capitalize on the online advertising […]

Comcast Invests in Municipal Wi-Fi Company BelAir

BelAir Networks, which makes equipment for municipal broadband networks, has completed Series C funding led by Comcast Interactive Capital, the financing arm of Comcast Corp., and McLean Watson Capital. This recent round means BelAir now has raised $44 million, says Phil Belanger, vice president of marketing. Existing investors T-Mobile Venture Fund, JPMorgan Partners, VenGrowth Capital […]

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