Seattle's outgoing mayor Mike McGinn is a big advocate of bringing fiber-based broadband to the city via its relationship with Gigabit Squared, but has revealed that financial issues could stop the network from getting off the ground.
TDS Telecom is now providing broadband to 10,000 additional households in its serving territory thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants it is using to conduct 44 expansion projects.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is dedicating $10 million in the state's fiscal 2014 capital plan to enhance residential broadband connectivity in the western part of the state, reports the Berkshire Eagle.
TDS Telecom is now delivering a 300 Mbps Internet tier in parts of five of its ILEC markets, including Tennessee, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Georgia, and Minnesota, where it currently offers its fiber to the home service.
Comcast said it completed expansion of a fiber network to commercial Renton, Wash., a move that it hopes will help it sell Ethernet and broadband Internet access to business customers.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at CenturyLink beginning to install its new 1 Gbps broadband Internet service in the homes of some subscribers in northwest Las Vegas.
West Virginia might have to return $2.5 million in broadband stimulus funds if competitive provider Citynet can't convince the NTIA to approve its middle mile fiber project. The project is also under fire from Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America.
TDS Telecom is putting broadband into more rural customer's hands by completing part of its ARRA-funded broadband Internet project in Paonia, Colo.
The National Football League could use the Internet to stream live games, but whether the nation's most popular sport moves to virtual distribution is "completely a business issue," Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said Friday.
FairPoint Communications continues to make progress with extending broadband DSL services to more communities with two recent drives to bring connectivity to nearly 600 households in Maine and New Hampshire.