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Lightower completes merger with Fibertech

Carol McDonald |

Lightower Fiber Networks of Boxborough has completed its $1.9 billion acquisition of competitor Fibertech Networks, the company said Thursday.

Verizon tests 10-gigabit Internet service

Verizon has completed field tests at its central office in Framingham of a new fiber network technology that could boost upload and download speeds, the company announced Tuesday.

WBJ Talk Back

OK, this isn't exactly about business, but it's big enough for us to not ignore it. We launched a LinkedIn discussion on the penalties handed down by the NFL to Tom Brady...

Mass. to receive $455,000 in 'mobile cramming' settlement

Massachusetts will receive $455,000 in connection with a $158 million state and federal settlement with Sprint and Verizon over alleged unauthorized cell phone charges.

Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion

Telecommunications giant Verizon Communications said Tuesday it’s buying AOL Inc., one of the earliest Internet service providers, for about $4.4 billion, or $50 a share.

Lightower ambitious as it looks to close Fibertech deal

Emily Micucci |

Lightower Fiber Networks of Boxborough will still be the second-largest provider of technology network services in the U.S. after its newly-announced acquisition of competitor Fibertech Networks...

Lightower of Boxborough acquires New York rival

Rick Saia |

Lightower Fiber Networks of Boxborough is buying a Rochester, N.Y.-based competitor.

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