If one word could sum up the top priority at AT&T it would be broadband, from both a wireline and wireless perspective, according to Chuck Kalamek, vice president of research for AT&T Labs.
Liberty Global generally follows two business mantras: speed matters, and simplicity is core to the user experience. Both tenets, though, are stressed by a telecommunications space that is increasingly complex and, at times, frustratingly slow.
CenturyLink is providing its own answer to Google Fiber's last-mile fiber vision by launching a 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the premises pilot deployment that will serve 48,000 homes and businesses in Omaha, Neb.
When all the numbers shook out, U-verse TV was a bigger first-quarter deal for AT&T than broadband, even though the carrier reported more new broadband subscribers.
Google Fiber may have officially got the green light from Provo's city council to purchase the iProvo network, but it's now facing a protest from area incumbent telco CenturyLink.
NBN Co., the Australian government-backed company rolling out the country's National Broadband Network, will offer a 1 Gbps wholesale service to competitive service providers beginning this December.
Fiber to the home may be the last-mile endgame, but hybrid copper/fiber-based VDSL and VDSL2 drove up the number of broadband subscribers worldwide to more than 643 million, a new Point Topic report reveals.
In our new report , Comparing broadband pricing: where do AT&T, Verizon, Cincinnati Bell and others stand?, FierceTelecom looks at how U.S. broadband providers are pricing their consumer standalone broadband services. Building broadband value is important not only for Tier 1 telcos that serve larger markets, but also smaller Tier 2 and 3 telcos.
How different are broadband subscription prices among U.S. wireline providers? With the continuing competitive challenges brought by cable operators, a key metric of choice among telcos like AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon and other independent incumbents is in how they price their services. ( Image source: iStockPhoto )
GVT has introduced a 150 Mbps tier for its fiber to the home service offering in Brazil, exceeding its previous 100 Mbps limit and boosting its competitiveness with Telefonica's Vivo.