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SPOTLIGHT: Sharedband begins U.S. onslaught

U.K. company Sharedband is launching its bonded broadband offering in Seattle via three local Internet service providers. But, that relatively soft launch is expected to be the first step in a

Pair-bonding still on AT&T's plate for 2008

AT&T is pledging to use pair-bonding on VDSL2 lines sometime in late 2008 to improve the overall bandwidth available via its fiber-to-the-node network. It's a nice thought, but the carrier

IPTV industry preps next-gen standards

More than 1200 companies involved in the IPTV arena are meeting in South Korea this week to discuss the next phase of IPTV standards. The International Telecommunications Union, which just announced

California targets broadband access gaps

The state of California has one of the highest penetrations of broadband availability in the nation, but it isn't satisfied. Instead of being happy with 94 percent penetration, the California

FairPoint picks Occam for planned upgrade

FairPoint Communications has chosen Occam Networks to be its lead vendor partner for network upgrades the telco plans to make in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, assuming its $2.7 billion

ALSO NOTED: Embarq boosts DSL bandwidth; Chieftain alleges 'Comcastrophe'; and much more...

> Embarq offers 10 Mbps DSL plan for $64.95, less with a phone bundle. Article > Alleging a "Comcastrophe,"

Centillium selling DSL unit to Ikanos

Centillium Communications announced that it has agreed to sell its DSL business unit to Ikanos Communications for about $12 million in cash. The move will allow Centillium to focus on its faster

SPOTLIGHT: FiOS scores high in Consumer Reports

The February edition of Consumer Reports magazine reviews TV, telephone and Internet bundles and the results include high scores for Verizon FiOS-based services, according to several published

Maine OKs FairPoint buy with conditions

Just when it seemed like FairPoint's a proposed acquisition of Verizon Communications lines in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont was on the ropes, the deal has gained necessary approval from the Maine

Hesse: Embarq won't spend on fiber

Speaking at a UBS investor conference in New York City Embarq CEO Dan Hesse said his company isn't planning to make a "huge" capital investment in fiber to support a broadband upgrade and TV