Bell Aliant has set Quebec as the next target for its FibreOP service, announcing that it is investing $70 million to extend the reach of its fiber to the home (FTTH) network to 125,000 premises in seven Quebec communities.
C Spire has found yet another use for the FTTH network it is building in Mississippi: home automation, which is being added into a suite of services it calls C Spire Home.
Vodafone Ireland and Irish electricity utility ESB are emerging as a new broadband challenger to incumbent telco eircom with a $615 million investment to build a fiber to the building (FTTB)-based broadband network that will deliver speeds ranging from 200 Mbps to 1 Gbps.
Google Fiber announced that it's going to extend the sign-up process for residents who want its fiber to the home (FTTH) service in Provo, Utah, through September.
KPN has introduced four new wireline broadband packages, offering a new range of speeds and bundles over its existing copper and growing fiber to the home (FTTH) last mile networks.
Verizon is sweetening the FiOS user experience by giving users access to a two-month virtual concert on demand through a partnership with Music Choice and supplemented with additional concert content from AXS TV and Concert TV.
TDS Telecom has completed another broadband stimulus project, one that will serve about 400 residential customers around Paint Bank and Abbott, Va.
Verizon FiOS user Paul McNamara reported that his TV, phone and broadband services were cut off due to ants eating through the outer casing of the fiber optic cable that brings service into his home.
Telstra and the NBN Co. have entered a $121 million agreement where they will connect 260,000 premises with fiber to the node (FTTN) technology, an approach favored by the Australian government's Coalition party.
Longmont, Colo.-based municipal electric and broadband utility Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) is moving ahead with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) plan leveraging Calix's GPON gear.