Driven by telco and cable providers like AT&T and Comcast, the number of gigabit Internet connections is projected to rise tenfold to 10 million by the end of year, with residential connections accounting for about 70 percent of the total, says Deloitte Global.
China may still be the reigning FTTH growth champion, but a new Point Topic report shows that the Americas also saw FTTH technology share increase in the third quarter, mainly led by the United States and Canada.
BT has named Clive Selley as the new CEO of its Openreach division, replacing Joe Garner, who is leaving the company to become CEO of the UK's Nationwide Building Society.
CenturyLink may not have 1 Gbps FTTH available in every market it serves, but where it is available it is helping it take market share away from cable operators and drive awareness about other speed tiers.
Cox is now officially offering its 1 Gbps broadband Gigablast service to select customers in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, laying a new challenge to AT&T.
AT&T is finding that as the economics of building out fiber facilities to more cities and towns in its footprint improve, its rollout plans are increasingly becoming about how to accommodate the demand for bandwidth over wireline and wireless facilities.
NTS Communications, an emerging alternative fiber-to-the-premises provider, is bringing its new 1 Gbps service to Abilene, Texas, challenging local incumbent telco AT&T.
Comcast is now offering eligible consumers in Minnesota its 2 Gbps broadband service, raising the competitive FTTH stakes against CenturyLink and US Internet in the Twin Cities market.
CenturyLink is going to launch its Prism IPTV service in Vancouver, Wash., bringing the first video challenge to incumbent cable provider Comcast.
The year 2015 is coming to a close and FierceInstaller is taking a look back at the top five key trends that took place in this segment. While FierceInstaller is still a relatively young publication, service providers in the traditional telco, cable and wireless arenas all are evolving their installation processes. Installation trends came on a number of fronts-- services, operations, and regulatory.