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.
3M has introduced a new network interface device (NID) that will enable installers to accelerate single-family home FTTH installations.
Frontier may not have followed cable operators like Comcast or its fellow ILECs AT&T and CenturyLink in implementing usage-based billing on its broadband subscriber base, but it isn't ruling it out either.
Google Fiber is in the process of seeking permission from San Jose city council to build two "fiber huts," signaling that the Silicon Valley city could be the next stop on its FTTH journey.
Ting will become the latest service provider to offer broadband speeds in the Triangle area of North Carolina with plans to bring its 1 Gbps FTTH service to Holly Springs, N.C.
BT and Alcatel-Lucent have completed a demonstration of XG.fast technology during which the service provider was able to deliver more than 5 Gbps over its existing copper pairs.
CenturyLink has deepened its 1 Gbps service presence by enabling about 1,000 select business locations in Lehi and Park City, Utah.
CommScope said that as service providers look to increase fiber penetration into multi-dwelling units (MDUs), service providers and installers will need to be more flexible.