Bell Canada has extended the reach of its 1 Gbps FTTH service Gigabit Fibe to over 2 million homes across Quebec, Ontario, and the Atlantic regions of Canada, with plans to extend it to a total of 2.2 million homes by the end of the year.
As Cincinnati Bell continues to expand its Fioptics FTTH network to more homes throughout Cincinnati, the service provider is working to enhance its connection to local businesses served by Time Warner Cable.
With the sale of its data center business in motion, Windstream plans to dedicate $250 million to enhance its last mile network by installing VDSL2 network equipment to support up to 100 Mbps in more of its rural markets.
Cincinnati Bell is making continued inroads with its Fioptics service, passing an additional 25,800 units with the service during the third-quarter. The service is now available to 408,000 addresses within greater Cincinnati.
Highlands Fiber Network, an FTTH network provider serving Issaquah Highlands, Wash., has taken a page out of Google Fiber's playbook by lowering the price of its 1 Gbps service from $200 to $70 a month.
AT&T is now offering its 1 Gbps service U-Verse with GigaPower in Jacksonville, Fla., as part of a broader effort to wire the state with its FTTH services.
As Frontier moves forward with its acquisition of Verizon's wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas, the service provider is getting its back office infrastructure in order by implementing Ericsson's next-gen Agility Suite OSS architecture.
Google Fiber is considering Oklahoma City and two Florida cities, Jacksonville and Tampa, as areas where it could bring its 1 Gbps FTTH service.
Google Fiber hit a foul ball during game one of the World Series as the service provider's 1 Gbps FTTH network suffered an outage in Kansas City, Mo.
Corning is reaping the fruits of large carrier deployments from AT&T and CenturyLink of FTTH in the United States, but that growth was tempered by slower-than-expected rollouts in Canada and Asia-Pacific.