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Google's 1 Gbps will unchain the subscriber from bandwidth caps

Google's 1 Gbps FTTP service has managed to simultaneously catch the hearts and minds of the lucky residents in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan., and the ire of cable operators that dismiss the service as overkill. But it's also the first step to free subscribers from usage-based billing..

Chattanooga's municipal FTTP network surpasses subscriber projections

Chattanooga EPB is doing something that's eluded a number municipally-owned broadband service providers: it's beating its own subscription projections and is making a profit. The service provider

UK advertising regulator introduces rules to keep broadband providers honest about speeds

UK broadband providers may claim to offer high broadband speeds, but the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) wants to ensure that the country's service

eircom to reach 1 million homes in Ireland with fiber-based broadband by 2015

eircom, Ireland's incumbent service provider, is so bullish about the country's Fiber to the Cabinet (FTTC) and Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) opportunities that it's set an aggressive plan to roll out

Bell Canada's 13.5 % revenue rise in Q2 doesn't impress investors

Bell Canada's (NYSE: BCE) revenues may have risen 13.5 percent year-on-year to CAD 4.36 billion (USD 4.50 billion) in Q2 2011 but unfortunately that wasn't enough to prevent its shares from declining

Google begins connecting customers to its Stanford FTTP network

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) is finally bringing on the first customers to its much talked about Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) network on the Stanford University campus. Jenna Wandres, a Google spokeswoman,

Google's FTTP networks to power smart grid applications

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) may have decided to put its PowerMeter home energy app on mothballs, but that does not mean it's not interested in getting a piece of the utility business. One way Google will

SaskTel names Alcatel-Lucent as key vendor in its FTTP initiative

SaskTel is once again putting Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) to work in its Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) program that will reach in nine of its nine largest urban centers. Under the auspices of its Next

BT's 100 Mbps FTTP service trial hits installation speed bump

BT (NYSE: BT) may be excited to roll out 100 Mbps-capable Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) service, but it looks like that effort is being held up by longer service installation intervals. This latest

UK-based Hyperoptic to offer 1 Gbps FTTP service

Hyperoptic, another creation of Boris Ivanovic and Dana Pressman Tobak, the duo who created ISP Be, will soon launch a 1 Gbps Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) service. Initially targeted at residential
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