AT&T is upping its 1 Gbps FTTH game with plans to build out service to parts of 38 additional metro areas. Upon completion, the service provider will double the amount of metro areas it serves to a total of 56.
Google Fiber is once again looking to shake up more of the broadband market, announcing that it's considering bringing its 1 Gbps FTTH service in Chicago and Los Angeles.
CenturyLink may have seen their overall broadband subscriber base dip in the third quarter, but the service provider is confident that a mix of technologies and promotions can get it back on the growth path.
With one of its final state PUC approvals from California in place, Frontier's chief financial officer is confident that when the service provider does complete the acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in March it will be able to increase broadband penetration in the residential and small to medium business segments of these markets.
Cox Communications has begun rolling out its 1 Gbps Gigablast service for residential customers in Northern Virginia, making it one of the first service providers to offer such a service in the D.C. Metro area.
SaskTel is moving forward with its InfiNet fiber-to-the-premises network buildout plan, announcing that it will roll out services to Estevan and Weyburn, Saskatchewan, in March 2016.
Verizon has transitioned customers in its Falls Church, Va., market from copper to fiber, marking another step forward in its goal to retire more of its aging wireline facilities.
A number of CenturyLink's FTTH customers in Seattle continue to report that they have been without service since Sunday afternoon.
Lincoln, Neb.-based NeInet is looking to shake up the city's cable and telco broadband duopoly of Windstream and Time Warner Cable with plans to offer a 1 Gbps FTTH service for residential customers.
FairPoint Communications has entered the 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises game, announcing that it will deliver the higher speed service in Portsmouth, N.H., and a number of nearby communities over its existing last-mile network.