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Qwest announces 20 Mbps, 12 Mbps on FTTN

Qwest Communications is introducing fiber-to-the-network offerings in 23 markets under the Qwest Connect brand, hoping to have the rollout reach about 2 million customers this year. The two FTTN

SPOTLIGHT: nTelos: Video quality strikes a chord

Pivot Media, the consulting firm sharply focused on rural telco issues, held a webinar last week that offered some words of wisdom on marketing the triple play. Glen Butler, director of technology

Mossberg Blesses Web Video, Bashes Broadband Before iPhone Tease

Wall Street Journal technology columnist Walt Mossberg, or "Uncle Walt" to his fans, last week declared that the web is becoming a video medium. However,

Nortel re-focuses global R&D organization

Nortel Networks is restructuring its research and development organization in an effort to shift more work and more types of R&D projects to an existing facility in China. The Toronto-based

Australia withdraws OPEL broadband funding

The Australian government has withdrawn about $869 million in funding support for a joint venture that had won an earlier government bid to build out broadband coverage to remote, underserved areas

Windstream offers 2Wire home gateways

Independent telco Windstream Communications is offering wireless home networking gateways from 2Wire that allow multiple wireless devices in the home to share the incoming broadband connection. Such

Ovum: Telecom gear spending up 21% in Q4

Research firm Ovum said that industry-wide concerns about telecom equipment spending that surfaced during the final quarter of 2007 may have been overblown, and it has proof: Global wireline

TeliaSonera plan FTTH roll-out in Sweden

After previously committing to deploy fiber-to-the home technology in Finland, TeliaSonera is now saying it will do the same in Sweden. The competitive landscape in Sweden is intriguingly complex,

Verizon re-energizes DSL with 7 Mbps plan

Verizon Communications said it is boosting DSL speeds to 7 Mbps for customers in 12 states by the end of this year. The move comes after some observations that Verizon and other telcos have been

AT&T moves toward national org structure

AT&T said that it will cut some management jobs as it continues to make over its corporate structure from regionalized to more national in scope. The telco's landline, DSL and video operations