Utah has become the latest municipal broadband battleground as the state is looking at a new law that could inhibit the growth of public-based municipal broadband networks, reports ars technica.
Verizon is looking to entice more FiOS Fiber to the Home (FTTH) subscribers by offering new triple-play customers the chance to lock their monthly rate for two years if they sign up for service before April 19.
Bell Aliant's Fiber to the Home (FTTH) FibreOP subscriber base topped 185,000 during the fourth quarter as it added 18,000 fiber-based Internet customers.
BT's fiber broadband customers reached the 1.9 million mark, up 14 percent, after adding 228,000 net retail customers in its third quarter. The telco now passes over 18 million U.K. premises with its fiber-based broadband network.
TDS Telecom has reached another milestone in its ongoing broadband stimulus program by completing portions of four new projects that will extend service to more than 2,600 hard-to-serve customers.
Coriant and Tellabs are set to start new lives as their new owner Marlin Equity Partners is merging the two companies and forming one common leadership team.
BT is so bullish on fiber-based broadband that it plans to spend $82.5 million to make the service available to 400,000 additional premises in more than 30 cities over the next three years.
SaskTel is continuing on its mission to bring basic DSL to the rural markets it serves by delivering the service to the areas of Bruno, Annaheim, Elbow and Middle Lake.
Verizon's move to purchase Intel's OTT service OnCue is promising in that it could give the incumbent telco another tool to deliver services over both its existing FiOS network and over the top to any device. However, there are questions about just how serious it is about the OTT TV opportunity. Josh Wein, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, examines the possibilities in his latest Editor's Corner.
Google Fiber has told residents who live in Provo, Utah, that they can now sign up for its new 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service.