AT&T has transitioned all of its U-verse with GigaPower fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) residential and business customers in Austin, Texas, to 1 Gbps speeds, up from the initial 300 Mbps it initially offered.
AT&T is serving up a new promotional offer that gives U-verse customers a bundle of broadband, HBO and a year of Amazon Prime for $40 for one year.
Communities that have a service provider that offers a 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband service have per capita GDP that's 1.1 percent higher than other communities that have either little or no gigabit services present, says the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas, citing a new study.
MegaPath is playing into the trend that its customers want to have more control over service turn-up by giving them the option to choose Self-Installation, which is backed by an industry-first 7-day service level agreement (SLA).
Syracuse, N.Y., is tired of waiting for its two local service providers Verizon and Time Warner Cable to give it better broadband service so Mayor Stephanie Miner is investigating how the city could build its own fiber-based broadband network.
The Canadian government is moving to bridge the broadband divide with a pledge to bring up to 5 Mbps download speeds to an additional 280,000 households that either have no access or can only get dial-up service.
Time Warner Cable may be one of the holdouts in the 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband game, but the cable MSO may finally be making its move in Los Angeles by responding to a request for information (RFI) put out by the city for ultra broadband service.
FairPoint Communications continues to make progress with its northern New England broadband expansion plan by extending broadband service to 890 homes and businesses in 10 towns in its Vermont territory.
TDS Telecom has completed its latest broadband stimulus project around Salem, Ky., bringing service to area businesses and more than 650 residents--nearly 100 more than it projected in its funding application.
TDS Telecom has completed another broadband stimulus project, one that will serve about 400 residential customers around Paint Bank and Abbott, Va.