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Verizon's DSL plans questioned by congressman

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) decision to couple its DSL service with landline service for new customers and those seeking to change service plans has drawn the attention of U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) who

Verizon takes heat for dropping standalone DSL service

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is facing increased criticism for its move to no longer market standalone DSL service, and instead require new subscribers to bundle DSL with its telephone service. U.S. Rep. Mike

France Telecom exec claims Free Mobile now losing customers

Having gained several million customers since its launch in January, Free Mobile is now said to be steadily losing around 1,000 subscriber per week, according to a France Telecom executive. Number

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