New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping to dramatically increase the amount of fiber in his state. To do that, he is asking for $500 million in state funds for the NY Broadband Fund--concurrently, he's asking for matching funds from service providers or other parties that want to expand service in parts of the state.
AT&T is capitalizing on the fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) program of its Project VIP initiative by launching its new Business Fiber service that will ultimately provide up to 1 Gbps speeds.
Ireland's eircom has reached a major milestone in its next-gen broadband rollout program, announcing that it has passed 1 million premises with its fiber network.
Dutch service providers continue to advance the fiber to the home (FTTH) market, passing nearly 2 million homes at the end of 2013.
TDS is putting broadband into the hands of more residents in the Wyandotte, Okla., area by completing part of its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus-funded broadband Internet project.
Openreach, BT's local access network business, is ramping up its employee base, announcing that it will create 1,600 new engineering positions to keep up with its ongoing rollout of its fiber-based broadband services.
BT has achieved another major milestone in its ongoing fiber-based broadband initiative, announcing that its last mile fiber network now passes over 19 million homes and businesses.
Illinois is the latest state finding itself entangled with Gigabit Squared, a startup focused on providing wireline-based fiber broadband connections to nine communities, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.
The Fiber to the Home Council Americas has named Kevin Morgan, ADTRAN's director of marketing communications, as the new vice chairman for its board of directors.
Sonic.net, a San Francisco Bay Area-based network operator that has been nudging its much larger rivals in its markets by its aggressive fiber-broadband expansion, has announced the sale of its