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Comcast's employees say company growth focus is affecting customer service

Comcast is once again coming under fire from The Verge, whose final piece in a three-part series illustrates that the service provider's emphasis on sales and growth comes at the expense of customer-service quality.

Windstream COO Whittington to resign, as company realigns top management team

Windstream is shaking up its top management team, announcing that Chief Operating Officer Brent Whittington will resign on Sept. 1, after serving in the role for five years.

AT&T names Jacksonville as its next 1 Gbps destination

AT&T has added the city of Jacksonville to its growing list of former BellSouth markets where it is going to deliver its 1 Gbps-capable GigaPower fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service.

FCC begins special-access data-collection process, but competitive carriers want fair prices

The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau has gotten approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to move ahead with the process of reviewing data from ISPs and service providers on the state of the special-access market.

Wireless backhaul to help drive telecom-equipment sales to $30B by 2018, says Dell'Oro

Consumer and business users' appetite for wireless service consumption will be a boon for wireline providers, because it will require operators to continue upgrading their backhaul networks with a mix of fiber and Ethernet facilities.

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As the carriage impasse over Time Warner Cable's new regional sports network home for the L.A. Dodgers enters its sixth month, speculation is emerging that the standoff could negatively impact the proposed merger between TWC and Comcast.