AT&T has struck an agreement with The Villas whereby the telco will offer its GigaPower fiber to the premises (FTTP) service for a new for University of Texas student housing development in Austin, Texas.
TDS Telecom is giving its Hollis, N.H., broadband customers more to smile about as it is now offering a 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service, the first town in its territory to get the service.
C Spire said that more areas in Ridgeland, Miss., will be able to qualify for its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service after it published new "fiberhood" maps on its FTTH site.
Bolt Fiber Optic Services, Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative' s fiber to the home (FTTH) subsidiary, has tapped Alcatel-Lucent to be its GPON vendor for its 1 Gbps network that will deliver a mix of data, third-party VoIP and TV services to rural northeastern Oklahoma residents.
Lawrence, Kan., is the latest city to propose building out its own fiber to the home (FTTH) network that will be able to offer the same 1 Gbps speeds Google Fiber is offering today in Kansas City, reports the Lawrence Journal-World.
Service provider spending on GPON-based fiber to the home (FTTH), particularly in China and EMEA, rose 44 percent in a traditionally slow season for the first quarter of 2014.
Verizon may still be one of the largest telco TV players, but the telco is seeing that in the markets where it offers its FiOS services, wireline broadband is becoming the dominant product.
Openreach, BT's local access network business, is ramping up its employee base, announcing that it will create 1,600 new engineering positions to keep up with its ongoing rollout of its fiber-based broadband services.
Verizon is revising its FiOS buildout plan in Washington, D.C., from nine years to 10 years, which it says is within its rights under a franchise agreement it filed with the D.C. Office of Cable Television (OCT), reports FierceCable.
Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics fiber-based broadband continued its successful run in the first quarter of 2014 as revenues rose 43 percent year-over-year to $31 million.