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Consumer sues Time Warner Cable over false broadband pricing

A recent suit filed by a New York City consumer against Time Warner Cable over broadband pricing shows that customers want clarity on what they are paying for. According to a FierceCable report, a...

BT serves up Black Friday broadband package discounts

BT has taken on the Black Friday challenge by offering discounts for its Totally Unlimited Broadband (ADSL2+ and Fiber to the Cabinet/BT Infinity) packages for customers who sign up by midnight on Dec. 1.

Bell Aliant passes 1M homes, businesses with FTTP service

Bell Aliant now reaches 1 million homes and businesses with its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP)-based FibreOP broadband service, reaching this goal for 2014 in Oromocto, New Brunswick.

EU puts focus on broadband as part of €315B investment plan

Jean-Claude Juncker, the new president of the European Commission, unveiled a three-year €315 billion ($392 billion) investment plan that will include a strong focus on broadband network investments across the continent.

FCC's Wheeler says he expects lawsuits on net neutrality regardless of what rules are passed

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that whatever final net neutrality rules the commission issues next year, the FCC will be challenged in the courts by major service providers.

TDS extends 1-Gig Internet, IPTV services to 7 New Hampshire towns

TDS Telecom is giving seven of its Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets in New Hampshire the option to order its emerging 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service.

President Obama throws support behind the FCC's Title II broadband reclassification option

President Barack Obama issued a new statement telling service providers they need to ensure that the Internet remains free and open to any consumer.

Alaska Communications unveils 50 Mbps residential, business tier in Juneau

Alaska Communications is upping its broadband service offerings for both residential and business customers, announcing that it will now offer a 50 Mbps speed tier with unlimited data usage.

Bell Aliant's 19,000 FibreOP gains ease local, LD pains

Bell Aliant continued on its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) expansion path, adding 19,000 new FibreOP customers during the quarter, bringing total FibreOP Internet customers to approximately 236,000 at the end of September 2014.

Shentel's fiber lease revenues rise 15.7% on strong wireless backhaul sales

Shentel continued to find gold in its fiber lease segment as revenues rose 15.7 percent year-over-year to $8.1 million, helping to offset declines in legacy voice and drive up overall wireline revenues.