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TDS nears completion of stimulus project in parts of Indiana

TDS Telecom is nearing completion of a new broadband stimulus project, making service available to some residents and businesses located in Wingate and New Richmond, Indiana.

Report: UK leads in EU on broadband coverage and take-up

The UK has the highest take-up and coverage of superfast broadband among leading European countries, Ofcom's latest European Broadband Scorecard has revealed.

Bell Aliant spends $4.3M to bring FTTH service to three new Newfoundland, Labrador locations

Canada's Bell Aliant is investing $4.3 million to light up three new towns in Newfoundland and Labrador with its fiber to the home (FTTH)-based FibreOP service. When the telco completes this latest build, it will serve a total of 8,100 customers in Harbour Grace, Deer Lake and Stephenville.

Hawaiian Telcom's consumer revenue rises 4% to $36.4M on strong video, broadband adds

Hawaiian Telcom's fourth-quarter 2013 consumer revenue climbed 4 percent to $36.4 million as the company reported ongoing gains in both broadband and its emerging IPTV product.

AT&T's Stephens: Project VIP could drive new OTT video opportunities, content arrangements

AT&T's CFO John Stephens said that as it extends its Project VIP footprint into more markets, AT&T will be able to expand the growth of U-verse broadband and video.

FairPoint completes N.H. broadband expansion effort, reaches 95% of access lines

FairPoint Communications met another milestone in its northern New England broadband expansion effort, reaching its goal to increase broadband access to 95 of its access lines in New Hampshire.

Windstream settles broadband advertising suit with Georgia for $600K

Windstream has agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a suit with the Georgia Governor's Office of Consumer Protection over claims that the service provider did not deliver the advertised DSL speeds to its users, reports  WGCL-TV, a  CBS affiliate based in Atlanta.

Frontier adds 27,800 new broadband customers in Q4, offsets voice declines

Frontier Communications continues to grow its broadband customer base, signing up nearly 28,000 new subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 to reach a total of 1.9 million as of the end of December.

FCC to rework existing net neutrality rules, won't appeal Verizon ruling

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler plans to craft a new set of net neutrality rules that will prohibit broadband providers from throttling bandwidth or blocking Internet content from over-the-top providers like Netflix of Amazon, reports  The Washington Post.

Vodafone Ireland, ESB synch up on FTTP network plan

Vodafone Ireland is in talks with Irish utility Electricity Supply Board (ESB) about jointly building a Greenfield $545 million fiber to the premises (FTTP) network that would serve 450,000 homes and businesses.