Verizon may be selling off a sizeable piece of its wireline network base to Frontier, but the service provider will have a concentrated FTTH base allowing it to effectively compete with Altice when the France-based company completes its Cablevision acquisition.
Boston may be willing to bend over backwards to give Verizon anything it needs to wire up the city with FTTH, but that plea fell on deaf ears as the telco recently told the City Council it won't bring the service to any new areas.
EPB has introduced a 10G FTTH service for residential customers in Chattanooga, Tenn., upping the competitive ante in the FTTH gigabit services trend.
Verizon told the New York City Council during a hearing this week that it has met its obligations of homes passed with FTTH and that property owner disputes have hampered its ability to reach a number of potential customers.
NEW ORLEANS-- RF over Glass (RFoG) may have gotten a bad rap from some industry watchers, but Commscope says that it will give cable MSOs an interim solution as they migrate to FTTH and IP-based video.
Verizon continues to make progress with its copper-to-fiber migration strategy. The service provider, according to a series of FCC filings, is retiring copper network facilities in White Plains, N.Y., Pittsburgh, Falls Church, Va., and Providence, R.I.
Verizon is now facing another attack on its FiOS buildout from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, who says that the provider did not fulfill its FTTH commitments in the city.
Google Fiber's 1 Gbps service may be only available in a small amount of markets, but a new Bernstein Research study said that large telcos like AT&T and CenturyLink should see the Internet giant's FTTH initiative as a credible threat.
AT&T says that it is moving ahead with efforts to virtualize last mile functions related to its FTTH buildouts centered around the Central Office Re-architected as Data Center (CORD) concept.
TDS Telecom said it is on track to launch in Tipton, Ind., with 1 Gbps Internet and IPTV service market in November, moving it closer to reaching its goal to equip seven new markets this year.