Verizon says that the Communications Workers of America union's claims that the telco is abandoning its copper networks in various states is just a labor negotiation tactic.
Alcatel-Lucent may be an advocate of VDSL2 and vectoring, but the Franco American company says that those technologies may be not be enough to overcome interference issues to deliver 100 Mbps and above over existing copper pairs to broadband customers.
The resistance to Verizon's replacement of copper infrastructure with fiber by six NYC landlords, and pushback by some subscribers, isn't entirely surprising. But the move to a fiber-based infrastructure is an important step forward.
AT&T (NYSE: T) may be continually updating its network to fiber, but its copper-based last mile continues to be a victim of thieves that want to make quick buck. After seeing more than 200 copper
Telco Systems is moving to fill out its Ethernet demarcation and access product set by acquiring ANDA Networks assets and intellectual property. The Telco Systems announcement of the deal--in an
Villagers in Crumlin, Caerphilly, Wales will start getting ultrafast 50 Mbps broadband, 5,000 hours of catch-up TV and on-demand content as part of a trial being conducted by Virgin Media (Nasdaq:
DirecTV is coming down from the clouds thanks to a partnership with Alcatel-Lucent that has turned the satellite provider into a mini-cable TV system by using VDSL2 technology to deliver DirecTV's
The Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a report today highlighting the growing problem of copper wire theft and emphasizing how all levels of law enforcement are now attacking the once-obscure
VoIP guru Tom Evslin is predicting the death of copper landlines by the end of Barak Obama's first term. We aren't sure if he's a little too bearish on the subject. Evslin recites the current trends