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HickoryTech Q4 2013 fiber, data revenue grows 5 percent to $17.3M

HickoryTech's fiber and data revenue continued to operate well in the fourth quarter of 2013 as revenues rose 5 percent to $17.3 million due to 7 percent growth in business revenue and a 3 percent increase in wholesale revenue.

Cox says it isn't charging overages, billing on usage

Cox Communications cleared the air on speculation that it might launch usage-based billing and charge overage fees on its broadband caps, saying it has no such plans. The speculation arose after a

Google wants satellite farm and cable franchise for Kansas City tests

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) is asking regulators for help delivering video to homes in Kansas City, where it plans to test the type of advanced services that could be delivered on a 100-gig network. In

SCTE creates broadband premises manual

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) is selling a new manual for cable installers that covers topics ranging from customer service to how to perform underground installations.

AT&T expands U-verse TV rollout in Texas

AT&T (NYSE: T) launched its U-verse TV and U-verse Internet services in Brenham, Texas, earlier this week. The telco will challenge incumbent cable operator Suddenlink Communications in Brenham.

Cable operators can still thrive while losing basic video customers

I sneered when cable executives first began pushing Wall Street analysts a decade ago to measure the success of an MSO by counting the total number of RGUs, or revenue generating units, that a

Battling for broadband subscribers

In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom and FierceIPTV take a look at how telcos and IPTV providers are battling for broadband subscribers. FierceTelecom's Sean Buckley notes that CenturyLink is reducing

Time Warner Cable banks on DOCSIS 3.0 data service growth, but are customers biting?

As Time Warner Cable's (NYSE: TWC) video service revenue continues to dwindle, the cable MSO has been changing its focus to get more of the subscriber's broadband dollar by upgrading their cable

Frontier's Wilderotter: Integration of Verizon's former systems ahead of schedule

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) appears to ahead of schedule with integrating Verizon's rural lines. Wilderotter While the integration of the Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) rural lines in 14

How Akamai handles online video traffic

FierceTelecom takes a close look at Akamai's Network Division, in a Q&A with senior VP and general manager Bobby Blumofe. With the popularity of online video seeing traffic at broadband ISPs