Representatives from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) continued to lock horns with Verizon management in Philadelphia over the wireline workforce's health care, pension and job security.
Google Fiber is making progress with its plans to deliver FTTH services to San Antonio residents, beginning network construction in the city.
Google Fiber will begin offering a symmetrical 25 Mbps broadband service option to low income neighborhood residents in Kansas City, Mo., one of its first FTTH markets.
NASHVILLE-- C Spire Wireless, which provides wireless service to roughly 1 million customers across Mississippi, Alabama and elsewhere, is considering using its 28 GHz spectrum holdings to connect its growing fiber network with nearby homes.
Verizon has struck an agreement to bring FiOS to Boston via a $300 million, six-year investment plan that will replace the city's aging copper network infrastructure with fiber.
Google Fiber will stop offering its free 5 Mbps service in Kansas City, Missouri-- the first market it built into back in 2012-- signaling that it wants to increase broadband margins while attracting more potential customers.
Verizon completed its sale of wireline properties in three states to Frontier last Friday, leaving it with a wireline footprint concentrated in the Northeast U.S. market. However, financial analyst firm Jefferies says the deal creates headwinds that could affect earnings.
Google Fiber has taken yet another step forward in its movement into the Portland, Ore., market by securing a first land-use application so it can build fiber huts to deliver 1 Gbps service to area residents.
As Windstream begins to deliver its 1 Gbps FTTH service to residential and small businesses in four markets, the service provider is looking for opportunities to ease the installation process by leveraging existing fiber it has built in a number of its rural communities.
AT&T has begun testing G.fast technology in its labs and now is looking at how it could be used to bring up to 300 Mbps to multi-dwelling units (MDUs) by leveraging a building's existing wire versus installing fiber to individual premises.