Verizon's move to build out FiOS in Boston, which it announced in April as part of a six-year, $300 million plan, isn't your typical fiber roll out.
Frontier isn't planning on a large expansion of its FTTH network in the areas it entered via its latest Verizon wireline facility acquisition, but a host of fiber installation innovations will help it retain costs.
Starman, the largest cable operator in the Baltic States, plans to roll out a 10G EPON network to residential customers this year. Leveraging Nokia's EPON gear, the service provider will build a network that will deliver broadband and triple-play services to residential customers in Estonia.
Verizon recently did an about-face on its moratorium for new FiOS FTTH expansions by announcing a six-year, $300 million deal to build out FiOS in Boston that will begin this year. In FierceTelecom 's latest feature, I take a look at how Verizon found that bringing its FiOS network to Boston will fulfill not only residential service needs, but also other purposes like wireless backhaul and emerging smart city applications.
The wireless industry's ongoing movement to 5G may offer consumers and businesses higher speeds, but the technology will not replace wireline-based broadband services, says a new Strategy Analytics report.
Ting is taking another step forward with its FTTH deployment plans, announcing that it will begin construction in Holly Springs, North Carolina later this summer and connect homes by the end of the year.
AT&T has extended its 1 Gbps GigaPower fiber broadband to more locations in Southern Dallas, challenging the entry of Charter Communications as it becomes a larger force in Texas following its acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
Verizon isn't seeing its largest enterprise business customers making major investments in new technology transitions or platforms, despite the stability of the segment.
Verizon is taking a page out of the Google Fiber playbook, taking pre-orders for FiOS broadband service ahead of its launch in Boston.
AT&T is may be keen on advancing its FTTH rollouts, but like any service provider the biggest potential obstacle that could get in its way is the local permitting process to install fiber to each premises.