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Frontier keeps broadband growth coming

While broadband subscriber growth is slowing for many telcos, that does not appear to be the case for now for Frontier Communications (formerly Citizens Communications). The Stamford, Conn.-based

Ding-dong, is DSL dead?

Has DSL heard its last hurrah in the United States? Second quarter earnings reports from AT&T and Verizon would indicate something’s amiss after the two telcos reported a combined 100,000

NSN cools on FTTH, drops GPON

Nokia Siemens Networks confirmed that it is exiting the market for gigabit passive optical network systems for fiber-to-the-home networks. The vendor's move comes after some speculation, and NSN

Report: Huawei edging ahead of Alca-Lu in DSL ports

Alcatel-Lucent has long been the dominant DSL port vendor in the world, making economic sense of the market when it only vexed other vendors, and holding the top spot in DSL ports shipped worldwide

Vonage lowers loss, will sell DSL via Covad

VoIP service provider Vonage reported first-quarter earnings today that were marked by higher revenue, a lower net loss and moderating growth in customer additions, but the real news today regarding

SPOTLIGHT: Up to 12% of DSL users to move to fixed WiMAX within 5 years

A new analysis by Juniper Research of the global opportunity for WiMAX 802.16e forecasts that up to 12 per cent of the global DSL installed base will be substituted with WiMAX by 2013. The Far East

Calix adds new ONTs to MDU market fray

Equipment vendor Calix Networks is launching a new series of optical network terminals for gigabit passive optical network architectures targeted at multi-dwelling unit deployments-in short, GPON

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,