The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities in a unanimous vote said it is okay for Verizon to serve non-fibered areas of the state with DSL or mobile wireless. The deal clarifies Verizon's obligations under a 20-year-old pledge to provide broadband service throughout New Jersey and leaves some rural communities on the wrong side of the digital divide.
Frontier Communications has invested more than $326 million, including $80 million in 2013, upgrading its network facilities New York over the past three years to improve consumer broadband and enhance the availability of Ethernet to more businesses.
TDS Telecom has put the final touches on a broadband stimulus project near Au Train and Chatham in Michigan, bringing service to nearly 1,300 homes thanks to an $8.6 million United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) grant.
Frontier Communications has made another step in developing a presence in the emerging smart home market segment with the debut of its new Wi-Fi-based video monitoring service.
TELUS is realigning its top management team, promoting Joe Natale, its current chief commercial officer, as its new CEO.
Habersham EMC (HEMC), a member-owned electric cooperative serving northeast Georgia, is the latest service provider to introduce a 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service targeting five of the state's communities.
AT&T is giving its consumer and business users in Alabama access to more of its next-gen service set, investing more than $1.35 billion in its local networks between 2011 and 2013.
Ireland incumbent telco eircom said that its deployment of VDSL2 vectoring technology on its fiber to the cabinet (FTTC) network will deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps to 700,000 locations by the end of the month.
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.
The UK has the highest take-up and coverage of superfast broadband among leading European countries, Ofcom's latest European Broadband Scorecard has revealed.