BT revealed that during its trial of G.FAST, a technology that allows service providers to gain higher speeds over existing copper on short loop lengths using a fiber-to-the-distribution point (FTTdp) architecture, it achieved combined downstream and upstream speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
Two's company, three's a crowd. So what does four make? Where mobile operators are concerned, four and more is the number of services they increasingly aspire to provide to their customers.
BT may be upping its voice line rental prices in December, but that's not stopping it from moving to appeal to new broadband customers with two new ADSL promotions, reports ThinkBroadband.
BT Openreach has responded to its service provider customers' desire for more Ethernet Access Direct (EAD) services and bandwidth by selecting Ciena's E-suite family of packet switch modules.
The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau has gotten approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to move ahead with the process of reviewing data from ISPs and service providers on the state of the special-access market.
Adtran has introduced a new technology called Frequency Division Vectoring (FDV) that it claims can enhance the capabilities of next-gen G.fast and VDSL vectoring on existing copper wiring by enabling both methods to effectively coexist in across a single subscriber line in the service provider's network.
BT Openreach has begun the second phase of its VDSL vectoring trial, which it claims could enhance the speeds of its "up to" 80 Mbps-capable hybrid copper and fiber-based fiber to the cabinet (FTTC) network by reducing crosstalk on its existing copper lines.
EE faces a customer backlash after introducing a service that lets subscribers pay to skip to the front of the queue when calling customer service centres.
Vodafone UK stepped up marketing for its latest 'Red' contract tariff that includes data sharing for families, amid criticism from some analysts that its LTE prices are still too high for the competitive UK market in spite of efforts to bundle in free content.
Openreach, BT's access network unit, is inviting its service provider customers to participate in a trial where a drop card will be left by engineers asking for feedback from residential customers.