Dark fiber has re-emerged as the latest fashion trend in the wireline telecom industry, and is primarily targeted at wireless backhaul, enterprise customers and traditional carriers. For wireless carriers, dark fiber lets them maintain complete control over their service experience, meaning if they want to increase capacity, they can do it on their own timeline. Special report
Google Fiber's 1 Gbps service has had a rippling effect in the telecom industry, as a growing host of providers are now planning or offering gigabit service. But what price do subscribers pay? We take a look at pricing trends across this segment.
European service providers' ongoing effort to install more fiber into buildings to accommodate business services drove up availability to 20.5 percent of commercial buildings throughout the region.
Zayo is putting more fiber in EAGLE-Net Alliance's (Educational Access Gateway Learning Environment Network) diet as part of an effort to help the cooperative middle mile provider reach its network
NTT Communications' (NYSE: NTT) Indonesian unit has lit its own fiber network service to serve business customers in the East Jakarta Industrial Park near Jakarta. Targeting multisite businesses that
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has developed a fiber deployment method and device that could allow it to rapidly connect homes to its 1 Gigabit network in Kansas and Missouri without having to dig trenches in
Prompting incumbent cable operator Midcontinent Communications to offer discounts to subscribers, cable overbuilder Knology (Nasdaq: KNOL) is expanding its footprint in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Frontier (NYSE: FTR) has taken umbrage with a Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) marketing campaign that claims "Frontier pulled the plug on FiOS" and encourages Frontier customers to switch to Xfinity. The
Cox Communications has always marched to the beat of a different drummer than the rest of its cable brethren (think Ginger Baker versus John Densmore). Thus, it should be no surprise that the
The National Advertising Review Board (NARB) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has agreed with Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and told Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC-WI) to stop saying it operates fiber