With major MSOs such as Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable posting faster growth in cable modem subscribers than video customers, many industry observers insist it's proof that consumers are cutting the cord in droves on pay TV.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at efforts by Frontier Communications to sell discounted broadband service to subscribers in eastern Ohio.
In our new feature, The rising stars of wireline in 2013 , FierceTelecom profiles five wireline executives who are the risk takers or change leaders at their respective wireline companies.
After seeing subscriber growth slow in the first quarter, Dish Network said it will begin offering new customers who order its multiroom DVR a free iPad 2 next week.
How different are broadband subscription prices among U.S. wireline providers? With the continuing competitive challenges brought by cable operators, a key metric of choice among telcos like AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon and other independent incumbents is in how they price their services. ( Image source: iStockPhoto )
Frontier Communications said it will charge $14.99 monthly for a 24-hour customer support service focused on helping subscribers fix problems ranging from issues with WiFi routers to viruses on their computers.
Cable overbuilder WideOpenWest dominated a Consumer Reports survey of the top cable TV, high-speed Internet and phone providers. In addition to being ranked the trop triple-play provider, WOW tied Verizon FiOS as the No. 1 TV provider, and it was ranked the second-best phone provider.
Fitch Ratings on Monday issued a report that said when AT&T makes its final decision on what to do with its rural wireline assets in November, it should not have an effect on the telco's credit profile.
A West Virginia law that makes it illegal for scrap yards and recycling centers to buy some types of scrap metal unless the seller can prove lawful possession appears to be working to the benefit of Frontier and other companies with large installed bases of copper products.
Frontier Communications on Monday selected ETI Software Solutions as its Triad OSS/BSS platform to manage its FiOS Fiber to the Home (FTTH) networks in Oregon, Washington, South Carolina and Fort Wayne, Ind.