High On Fiber: 10 Notable Telecom Deals This Year


nTelos Steps Up For One

One Communications has had a tough summer, thanks to a downgrade by Standard & Poor over reported concerns about One's ability to meet financial targets. In mid-July, One parted with its FiberNet business, selling it off to nTelos -- the winning bidder among several potential suitors -- for $170 million, and giving nTelos an added 3,500 miles of fiber, largely in West Virginia.