The FCC on Monday put a number of changes on the table to rework Phase I of the Connect America Fund (CAF), including the definition of "underserved" areas and how to best allocate the remaining $185 million in broadband funds.
The Nepal Telecommunications Authority has begun the process of developing a regulatory framework to drive the country's migration from TDM-based PSTN voice networks to next-generation network architecture.
BT Openreach on Thursday announced that it will begin a technical trial of its 220/20 Mbps Generic Ethernet Access FTTP service in four of its telephone exchange areas.
From next-generation video services such as Comcast's Xfinity X1 to apps running on Microsoft's Xbox 360 and connected TVs from Samsung, cable operators began transitioning to IP video delivery this year. We're taking a look at some of the biggest trends of 2012 in this special issue of FierceCable .
The FCC said Thursday that it will use $214 million it has saved through reform of its Lifeline program to help spur broadband adoption projects in 21 states.
Calling monthly broadband bandwidth usage caps "the product of an uncompetitive broadband marketplace," the Open Technology Institute questioned the value of data caps and lambasted the FCC for ignoring the issue.
Dish Network has four years to build a wireless broadband network that could reach 40 percent of the population in areas covered by its spectrum licenses, the FCC said in an order it issued Monday.
Tunisia's largest provider of wireless communications services, Tunisiana, on Monday selected Alcatel-Lucent to build a fiber- and copper-based wireline broadband network that will support broadband data and video services.
The FCC on Monday formed the agency-wide Technology Transitions Policy Task Force to address the issue of service providers moving away from TDM to all-IP networks.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration voted to temporarily halt BTOP funding for EAGLE-Net Alliance's middle mile network build that will serve a mix of local schools, universities, hospitals throughout Colorado.