By Adetokunbo Abiola: CenturyLink ( CTL ) has acquired AppFog to strengthen its subsidiary Savvis. The acquisition will enhance the Savvis Platform-as-a-Service
By Edward Schneider : I attended and chaired an investor panel at the SDN World conference in Barcelona from June 11-13, 2013. Software defined networks (SDN) have received increasing attention, and is a subject that I have discussed in the past (see here ) . Interestingly, this was the first ...
CenturyLink's ( CTL +0.3% ) Savvis data center unit is joining the ranks of cloud app platform (PaaS) providers by acquiring AppFog , a startup
By Morningstar : By Robert Goldsborough The U.S. telecommunications sector currently sits at something of a crossroads. While the sector remains dominated by heavyweights AT&T ( T ) and Verizon Communications ( VZ ), a raft of merger-and-acquisition activity is going on among the next-largest ...
placed more emphasis on enterprise services. For example, residential markets contribute about 35% of sales at CenturyLink CTL . Frontier has operated at a large and growing market share disadvantage relative to its phone-company peers since it closed
consistent among some of the smaller players, owing mostly to high amounts of financial leverage. Big dividend cuts have occurred at firms such as CenturyLink CTL and Frontier FTR, and Sprint Nextel outright eliminated its dividend a few years ago.
of the smaller players, owing mostly to high amounts of financial leverage. Big dividend cuts have occurred at firms such as CenturyLink CTL and Frontier FTR, and Sprint Nextel outright eliminated its dividend a few years ago.
By Roger F. Goodrich : This article is a follow-on for one written recently on the same subject except covering stocks with exponential dividend growth . Here we will cover stocks with linear dividend growth. Generally speaking, utilities, REITs, MLPs and telecom companies exhibit linear dividend
rapid build out of fiber optics TV and HS internet. So BLIAF for a few years looks protected as against what befell OTELCO and CTL . A very handsome 6.75% payout. BLIAF is "aboot" to go ex and that might in tandem with more market weakness create a buying
CenturyLink ( CTL ) continues investing aggressively in its Savvis data center unit, looking to both take advantage of healthy data center demand