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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

Telekom Austria's A1 squeezes more out of its copper lines with vectoring

Telekom Austria's (NYSE: TKA) A1 subsidiary has found that vectoring technology is another way to extend the life of its copper network to deliver higher speed on its Giga-Network. Built in a hybrid

Windstream breaks ground on Oklahoma broadband stimulus project

Stilwell, Okla. is the latest town that will benefit from Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) broadband stimulus program, as the ILEC has begun building out necessary network facilities in the area to deliver

Infonetics: Wireline broadband access equipment sales to reach peak in 2011

As more service providers expanded their respective VDSL and GPON-based networks this year, it drove strong spending in wireline broadband access network equipment. Strong PON spending by China's

Frontier slaps modem support fee on DSL consumers

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) has begun charging its customers a mandatory modem fee with no option to purchase. As reported in Broadband DSL Reports citing one of its forum readers, the fee,

CenturyLink to implement usage caps on DSL users

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the latest service provider to meter how much bandwidth their DSL consumers use every month. Citing a supposed memo posted by a user in its broadband forum, a Broadband DSL

Frontier sheds 10,000 FiOS TV subscribers in Q3

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) is making progress at removing what the company has described as unprofitable FiOS subscribers from its books, reporting that it lost 9,900 FiOS TV subscribers and

Verizon prepares to launch home security service

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) plans to launch a home security and monitoring service on Oct. 11, charging its FiOS subscribers $9.95 monthly for a product that will allow them to monitor their homes through