Verizon may have made the final curtain call on FiOS expansion in Greenfield markets, but it is the telco's wireline revenue growth engine in areas where it currently provides the fiber-based service, CEO and Chairman Lowell McAdam told investors on Tuesday.
SaskTel has set the residential community of Prince Albert as the next target for its infiNet fiber to the premises service.
CenturyLink continues to see upside with the fiber to the home broadband service it offers in Las Vegas and Omaha and hopes to apply what it has learned in other markets.
Verizon continues to make progress with migrating what it calls "chronic" copper customers to its FiOS fiber to the home network, an effort that helped it eliminate 600,000 repair dispatches in 2013 alone.
Verizon may have halted further builds of its FiOS network into new markets, but where it is converting problem copper-based customers to the fiber-based service it's finding that customers like purchasing speeds of 50 Mbps and higher.
Los Angeles is joining the municipal 1 Gbps fiber to the home trend with the goal of attracting a large service provider like AT&T to run a network that will serve both residents and businesses, reports ars technica.
C Spire has begun the next stage of building out its statewide fiber to the home network, naming nine Mississippi city and town finalists that will get the 1 Gbps-capable service.
AT&T has provided a bit more clarity about its 1 Gbps fiber to the home launch, announcing that the service will be available in "mid 2014" in parts of Austin, where it will challenge Google Fiber.
Bell Aliant is dedicating $11.6 million in capital to bring its FibreOP fiber to the home service to an additional 21,000 homes and businesses in Newfoundland.
GPON may be the top fiber to the home technology, but a new report from Informa says that interoperability and certification of network elements will drive further expansion of multi-vendor networks.