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2014-10-20 16:28:53

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) today announced that it has acquired WesTower Communications, Inc. ("WesTower"), a U.S. subsidiary of Exchange Income Corporation (TSX:EIF). WesTower is a telecommunications services firm, focusing on construction and maintenance of communications infrastructure related to wireless networks throughout the United States. WesTower's operations have experienced significant revenue expansion, growing from...

2014-10-20 08:38:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will report third-quarter 2014 earnings on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Francis J. Shammo will present results on a webcast beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions and presentation materials, including Verizon's earnings release, will be available at 7:30 a.m. on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/about/investors....

2014-10-17 08:28:23

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unions representing about 1,700 of FairPoint's approximately 2,550 employees in northern New England have called for a strike. FairPoint spokeswoman Angelynne Beaudry said FairPoint is disappointed by the unions' decision to walk out, but the company has comprehensive plans in place to ensure continuity of service to its customers. "We value every customer and it is important for them to know that we have comprehensive contingency...

2014-10-14 16:26:28

MONTRÉAL and HALIFAX, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BCE Inc. and Bell Aliant Inc. today announced that Siim Vanaselja, Chief Financial Officer of BCE and Bell Canada, will retire in the second quarter of 2015. Glen LeBlanc, currently CFO of BCE affiliate Bell Aliant, will become Chief Financial Officer of BCE and Bell Canada at that time. "Our succession plan for the CFO role leverages the exceptional executive talent at the BCE group of companies to ensure a smooth transition," said...

2014-10-14 16:25:02

Network Enhancements at Edward Jones Dome Provide Excellent Wireless Experience; Leads to Increase of 2.5 times in Mobile Traffic ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and Mobilitie today announced significant improvements to the wireless network at Edward Jones Dome, home of the St. Louis Rams. The enhancements led to near record mobile data traffic during last-night's game, as the network handled 2.5 times more traffic than the average event. Verizon Wireless...

2014-10-14 00:21:51

Customers in Decatur Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet and TV Services DECATUR, Ga., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* confirmed today it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Decatur. The all-fiber network will deliver Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. In addition to Decatur, AT&T also announced today that it will deploy...

2014-10-14 00:21:47

Customers in Chicago Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet, TV Services CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Chicago. The all-fiber network will deliver Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. AT&T is deploying the AT&T GigaPower network in Chicago to meet the growing...

2014-10-14 00:21:43

Atlanta, Sandy Springs and Surrounding Communities Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet and TV ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* confirmed today it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Atlanta and the City of Sandy Springs. The all-fiber network will deliver Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. In addition to Atlanta and...

2014-10-14 00:20:55

Customers in Newnan Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet and TV Services NEWNAN, Ga., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* confirmed today it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Newnan. The all-fiber network will deliver Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. In addition to Newnan, AT&T also announced today that it will deploy the...

2014-10-13 08:32:09

Sales of Mega-Fast Fiber Broadband Service in Austin Surpass Expectations; Service Now Available to Twice as Many Households and Small Businesses Since 2013 Launch AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is doubling down on Austin, giving more residents and small businesses than ever access to its fastest available broadband and Wi-Fi speeds. The company announced today it has transitioned all U-verse(®) with AT&T GigaPower(SM) customers to speeds reaching up to 1Gbps and...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.