AgCom, Italy's telecom regulator, on Monday revealed the prices for wholesale access to Telecom Italia's ( NYSE: TI ) passive FTTX network infrastructure (i.e., ducts and manholes) and active infrastructure (i.e., bitstream NGA and Vula).
BT Openreach, the division that provides wholesale access to BT and other competitive carriers to its last mile fiber and copper networks, unveiled plans to reduce wholesale prices for its 330 Mbps Fiber to the Premises service by 37 percent.
Telecom Italia on Tuesday said it has launched its Fiber to the Cabinet (FTTC) services in three cities this month—Rome, Turin and Naples.
BT Openreach on Monday launched a plan to add up to 250 engineers, particularly "Armed Forces leavers," or people who are in the process of leaving the military, to its fiber broadband workforce.
TalkTalk Business, the UK-based competitive provider's business services unit, on Monday announced it will begin offering its "SuperFast Broadband" service to local business, delivering up 80/20 Mbps of bandwidth to UK businesses.
BT Openreach on Tuesday announced plans to extend its hybrid copper/fiber Fiber to the Cabinet service to an additional 163 telephone exchange areas in the United Kingdom next year.
Telecom Italia and competitive broadband provider FastWeb, which is owned by incumbent telco Swisscom, on Friday announced they are going to jointly build out a fiber network in Italy.
BT Openreach will augment its fiber rollout plans by bringing services to almost 800,000 homes and businesses across the UK by 2013.
BSkyB, a UK-based competitive broadband service provider, introduced its new "Unlimited Fibre" broadband package, enabling users to get up to 40 Mbps speeds. Leveraging BT Openreach's ( NYSE: BT )
BT ( NYSE: BT ) will begin this week offering its 80 Mbps Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC)-based service for both existing and new consumers. Any new customer that signs up for BT Infinity service 2 will be