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USTelecom: Service providers invested $66B in broadband in 2011

U.S.-based wireline service providers are making good on their broadband promise, investing almost $66 billion in new network infrastructure last year, reports USTelecom in a new research brief.

Verizon faces lawsuit from customer over advertised DSL speed

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) will have to answer a legal complaint from a California consumer who claims that Verizon did not deliver the speed they promised when she switched to a higher priced plan.

Verizon to stop selling 'dry loop' DSL to consumers

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may once again strike the ire of broadband consumers with plans to stop offering "naked" or standalone DSL services (aka dry loop DSL), meaning that new users will have to buy a

Leichtman: Cable operators top telcos in broadband growth

Major cable MSOs added 2.3 million high-speed Internet subscribers in 2011, while top telcos picked up about 750,000 broadband subscribers last year, according to Leichtman Research Group. While

Windstream spruces up DSL brand with new video streaming bundle

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has jumped into the video streaming business with a new triple play bundle consisting of online video, DSL and traditional voice services. Under its new "Merge" service

FCC recruits cable modem, DSL subscribers for Measuring Broadband America tests

Setting the stage for a new barrage of ad campaigns about broadband speeds from Cablevision (NYSE: CVC), Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and other providers, the FCC is seeking volunteers for its 2012 Measuring

Hawaiian Telcom added to Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index

Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM) has continued to establish itself as a more financially stable service provider, a path recognized by its addition Friday to the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index. The

FairPoint gets approval to redirect Vermont penalty payments to broadband expansion

FairPoint (Nasdaq: FRP) has reached an agreement with the Vermont Public Service Board to redirect the penalties it accrued following its acquisition of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) New England telephone

Telefónica's Movistar to revamp focus on existing customers

Telefónica's Movistar, Spain's largest mobile operator, announced a revamp to its service offerings in an effort to boost customer relationships. Luis Miguel Gilperez, president of

Windstream raises prices on its DSL speed tiers

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has stirred the ire of a number of its broadband customers by increasing the prices of its popular DSL speed tiers. As reported in a Broadband DSL Reports forum, the telco