Driven by technological innovations and acquisitions, carrier services are constantly evolving, and dial tone and Internet service providers are in a constant state of change. Here are the latest and most important developments in the carrier services world:Verizon Agrees to Buy XO Communications' Fiber Business for $1.8B (2/22/2016)
Verizon Communications and XO Communications have announced that Verizon signed an agreement to acquire XO's fiber optic network business for about $1.8 billion. The deal is still subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the first half of next year.
Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of network and communications solutions for businesses of all sizes, delivering innovative solutions to more than 2,700 cities in over 150 countries. Learn more about Verizon's deal with XO Communications.Google Fiber Network Invites Chicago, Los Angeles to Join (12/08/2015)
Google has asked Chicago and Los Angeles to join the growing Google Fiber network. Fiber optic Internet is the fastest kind of broadband technology and transmits data much more rapidly than traditional metal cables.
With the increasing prevalence of cloud-based/hosted services and applications, high-speed fiber Internet can benefit businesses by making it easier for them to access cloud-based solutions. Additionally, bigger bandwidth can help companies keep mobile/remote workers connected to their colleagues in the office. Learn more about Google Fiber's expansion.About CCS Provider Partnerships and Carrier Services
Converged Communication Systems aims to provide best-in-class solutions that best fit clients' unique needs and environmental requirements. We partner with many nationwide voice and Internet providers and remain neutral so we can determine the solutions that represent the best fit for our customers. See a complete list of nationwide service providers here. To learn more about carrier services and the voice and Internet providers we partner with, contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (877) 598-3999.