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Frontier serves up $20, no contract DSL plan

Frontier Communications on Monday introduced a $20 per month DSL service offer for its residential and business customers in the regions it serves.

AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink, Windstream face DSL patent suits

Patent holding company Intellectual Ventures is accusing AT&T, CenturyLink and Windstream of violating several of its patents related to DSL technology in a lawsuit that was filed last week.

Swisscom offers free TV for any of its DSL customers

Swisscom on Monday launched a new promotional deal in which any of its existing DSL customers will get a free introductory TV service package.

Telefonica Germany to offer 50 Mbps DSL tier

Telefonica Germany is the latest service provider to jump aboard the higher speed DSL service train, announcing on Tuesday that it will deliver an up to 50 Mbps speed option for its O2 broadband customers.

AT&T to expand U-verse to 33M homes, increase broadband speeds to 75 Mbps

AT&T said it plans to expand its U-verse TV, Internet and VoIP phone service to 33 million homes and increase the speeds of its Internet product to up to 75 Mbps.

ASSIA unveils 100 Mbps vectoring management product

Dynamic spectrum management (DSM) software tools provider Assia has introduced a DSL network management system that it said can manage simultaneously vectored and non-vectored lines "to deliver the fastest possible speeds and to achieve the highest return on investment in meeting consumer demand for high-bandwidth services."

Genesis Technical says it can deliver 400 Mbps over existing copper

Genesis Technical Systems said that its new technology, DSL Rings, can deliver 400 Mbps speeds over existing copper infrastructure "at a fraction of the cost of fiber-to-the-home or fiber-to-the-premise."

Frontier to serve up higher broadband speeds in West Va.

Frontier Communications on Monday said it plans to start delivering up to 25 Mbps DSL services to 405,000 West Virginia residential and business customers.

FairPoint extends DSL broadband to 14 more New Hampshire towns

FairPoint on Wednesday hatched a plan to expand broadband availability in 14 towns in New Hampshire, a move that will bring service to about 1,845 homes and businesses.

An overview of VDSL2 vectoring

Vectored DSL as defined in ITU-T Recommendation G.993.5 supports line speeds of greater than 100 Mbps on loops up to 500 meters in length, enabling the most advanced application services to be carr