A nonprofit coalition of U.S. research and education networks has authorized CenturyLink to offer commercial internet services to the organization's members under a two-year contract. CenturyLink said Wednesday it won a contract from Quilt after a competitive solicitation process for internet protocol transit providers. David Young, senior vice president of strategic …Read More »
The Federal Communications Commission has set April 23 as the effective date of an order that would repeal internet regulations the Obama administration implemented in 2015. Changes under the Restoring Internet Freedom Order will go into effect in April except for certain amendatory instructions, which are subject to the Office of Management …Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded CenturyLink a contract to extend Einstein 3 Accelerated intrusion detection system-related services to other federal agencies that lack access to such support through their current Internet service providers. CenturyLink said Monday the award covers email filtering, domain name system protection and signature-based intrusion prevention services. DHS’ …Read More »
Razorsight Blog: Will Bandwidth and Internet Access Speed Doom Wireless and Mobile ISPs in the Home?
Accessing the internet through mobile devices may play a critical role in shaping the future of communications and internet use, but in the fixed internet service provider markets, mobile and wireless providers face structural hurdles to grabbing a competitive edge, Gary Kim writes in a blog post for Razorsight Corp., …Read More »