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  • From AT&T to Fatbeam: The top 10 (and more) biggest providers of fiber in the U.S.


    Fiber availability to buildings and into other facilities such as cell towers and data centers has become a key issue as wireline operators look to fill their coffers with more enterprise and wholesale dollars. The equation is simple: Those service providers that have more building sites connected to their own network can deliver a larger set of Ethernet and cloud services and control the customer experience. So which companies are the largest providers of fiber in the United States? Here are the United States' Top 10 Fiber Providers, ranked by route miles of fiber.

FCC says broadband ISPs have to improve customer privacy protection

The FCC has asked broadband ISPs to put more provisions in place to protect customers' privacy, signaling how it may enforce its new Open Internet Order that will officially go into effect on June 12.

Verizon FiOS launches global triple-play bundle

Verizon has launched a new global FiOS triple-play bundle as a way to appeal to customers that want custom international programming.

Windstream's Thomas: We'll launch 1 Gbps service in all our markets

Because Windstream has already built out fiber to a number of homes in its Greenfield builds over the past 20 years, it will be easy to roll out 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service across its network footprint, according to the company's CEO.

Integra gives customers direct connection to Amazon's cloud service

Integra has jumped aboard the bring-your-own-cloud concept by offering new and existing cloud customers direct connections to Amazon Web Services' Direct Connect service.

Could 5G wireless drive out the need for fixed network operators?

As wireless operators and their vendor partners put their 5G plans in place, the ultimate winners will be consumers and businesses, which could gain a wider range of new speeds and capabilities available regardless of their location.

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