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August 9, 2010  11:48 AM

Q2 reports show cause for concern for CenturyLink-Qwest

Posted by: Tom Nolle
CenturyLink, CenturyTel, fiber to the home, FTTH, mergers and acquisitions, Qwest, wireless

The CenturyLink acquisition of Qwest is starting to look like an alliance of the weak, much as we'd feared. Neither company did all that well in their latest quarter in our view. Qwest reported better profits but sharply...

April 23, 2010  12:18 PM

CenturyTel and Qwest together: Could they be a contender?

Posted by: Tom Nolle
CenturyTel, IXC, mergers & acquisitions, Qwest, US RBOC

In an ironic déjà vu thing, CenturyTel is acquiring Qwest for a stock swap. We think this is ironic because Qwest was created when an overvalued IXC wannabe (Qwest) took...

October 30, 2009  2:57 PM

NSN professional services a plus for carrier procurement zone strategy

Posted by: Tom Nolle
AT&T, LTE, NSN, procurement zone, professional services, Qwest, Sprint, Verizon

The head of NSN’s North America operation said the company would be an LTE leader in North America, and said it rather emphatically, to be sure. The comments came at NSN's analyst event this week, which was a parade of optimism on NSN’s prospects in the market, not only in North America...

July 30, 2009  12:00 PM

Qwest to go for delivery conduit, not content broker

Posted by: Tom Nolle
content delivery networks, over-the-top, Qwest, video on demand

Qwest suggested during its second-quarter earnings call that the company would be pursuing a video strategy that would make it less a content broker and more a delivery conduit. Just what the technology...


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