Google Fiber has applied for a franchise agreement in Tennessee, a sign that the service provider is laying the ground work to make a possible launch of its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service in Nashville, reports The Tennessean.
Google Fiber is finally providing details on its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) build in Austin, Texas, revealing pricing for its stand-alone and bundle service tiers.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that whatever final net neutrality rules the commission issues next year, the FCC will be challenged in the courts by major service providers.
Grande Communications, a Texas-based cable overbuilder, is extending its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service to all new and existing customers in the West Campus area of Austin.
Midcontinent Communications, a regional cable operator based in the Midwest, has become the latest service provider to enter the 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) game, with plans to offer the service in various communities in South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota.
TDS Telecom is extending its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) Internet product to Monroe, Wis., the latest town in its home state to get the new service.
The FCC is asking AT&T to provide more information about comments that CEO Randall Stephenson made saying that the company would delay new fiber network investments pending the outcome of the proposed net neutrality rules.
Verizon has yet to jump on the 1 Gbps fiber-to-the premises (FTTP) bandwagon by adding it as a speed option in its FiOS Internet service suite, but it can get there if it sees a demand for that speed.
AT&T CEO and Chairman Randall Stephenson came out against President Barack Obama's plea to ask the FCC to reclassify broadband providers under Title II, a move that he says is driving it to pause the expansion of its ambitious fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) project into 100 U.S. cities.
CAPE TOWN--MTN South Africa CEO Ahmad Farroukh said the operator's focus is now on next-generation networks for both mobile and fixed access, with LTE and fibre networks in the process of being rolled out across the country.