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  • FCC petitioned by EPB in Tennessee to overturn municipal broadband ban

    The Electric Power Board (EPB) of Chattanooga, Tenn., a municipal broadband network provider, has filed a petition with the FCC to overturn a state law that prevents it from offering broadband data and video services to residents and businesses that reside outside of its electric service area.

eircom set to pass 1M premises with fiber network this summer

eircom is moving ahead with its fiber-based broadband initiative, announcing that it should pass 1 million homes and businesses with fiber facilities this summer.

Cable's broadband subs are set to eclipse video base, says Moody's

Whether it's consumers fed up with the high price of content or the desire for higher speeds to support gaming, a new Moody's report revealed that cable operators' broadband subscriber base will soon surpass their bread and butter video business.

tw telecom to extend Kansas City network reach

tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is moving to expand its network in Kansas City--the latest stop on a broader network buildout plan.

AT&T moves ahead with 1 Gig plans for Dallas, Forth Worth market

AT&T is officially moving ahead with its intention to bring its GigaPower 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

ADVA's Q2 revenue rises 11.6% to $117M on strong enterprise solutions sales

ADVA Optical Networking reported that second-quarter 2014 revenues rose to $117 million, up 11.2 year-over-year from $105.4 million and 11.6 percent sequentially from $105 million in the first quarter of 2014 due to an increase in enterprise sales.

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