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AT&T's Stephenson: FTTP adoption rate is strong

AT&T is seeing some early success with its fiber deployments. Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson told investors at a J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference today that the company is seeing good uptake of its fiber to the building deployments from the small and medium-size business market.

StarHub offering IPTV to commercial customers via Malaysia's nationwide broadband network

StarHub is doing things a little bit backwards in Malaysia, where it is marketing its StarHub TV on Fibre service to commercial customers such as restaurants, pubs, hotels and hospitals first with plans to eventually offer the service to residential customers.

Does Google Fiber's iProvo move spell doom for open access?

Broadband proponents hail Google Fiber's buildouts in Kansas City, Austin and Provo as a smart, fast way to get 1 Gbps service into more areas of the United States. But the Internet search giant's potential dominance of the broadband network space may endanger the ideal of open access for other providers.

FiberLight extends fiber network into Texas DASH market

FiberLight, a Southeastern fiber-centric service provider, has completed the buildout of its new long-haul regional network segment serving Texas' DASH (Dallas-Austin-San Antonio-Houston) market.

Google Fiber comes to Austin, mayor announces

Yet another big announcement this week just went official as Google confirmed during a joint community-press session that it will be bringing Google Fiber to Austin, Texas.

Mass. Broadband Institute turns up section of middle mile network

The Massachusetts Broadband Institute lit the first segment of its 1,338-route mile MassBroadband 123 network, which will bring services to 51 out of 120 community institutions in the western part of the state.

Telcos see 20% operational savings with all-fiber networks, says FTTH Council

Upgrading their last-mile networks to fiber to the home helped small- and medium-sized telcos see an average operational cost savings of 20.4 percent annually, a new FTTH Council Americas report said.

Telus brings 100G to its intercity network via Fujitsu P-ONP platform

Telus has employed Fujitsu as its vendor of choice to implement 100G on its intercity regional networks to meet the ongoing demands from their consumer and business customers.

Fiber, IP are the best way to support next-gen services

In his latest column, Jim Barthold of FierceIPTV examines how it's going to be hard for service providers to use "20th Century copper infrastructure trying to serve consumers with state-of-the-art 21st Century devices."

5 reasons Verizon needs to restart its FiOS rollout

Verizon had a decent year for FiOS, adding 607,000 Internet subscribers and 553,000 video subscribers to its net total. It's sticking to its plan to build those subscription numbers in the areas where it already has deployed FiOS. But Verizon, which halted new deployments of its fiber product last year, needs to bite the bullet and restart its rollout.