BT reported that its consumer segment was a bright spot in its second-quarter revenue mix, rising 7 percent to $1.68 billion due to higher broadband and TV revenue, helping to ease the pain of losses in wholesale and global services.
AT&T may have focused a lot of its broadband attention on driving 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services into more communities, but its move to bring its fiber-to-the-node (FTTN)-based U-verse service to Adams County, Mississippi, shows it is not slowing down its traditional U-verse strategy.
eircom has hatched plans to offer a 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service to 66 communities, a direct response to Vodafone's move to offer a similar service in Ireland with its electric utility partner ESB.
NBN Co. has announced the 140 Australian suburbs that will be the first to receive a fiber-to-the-node (FTTN)-based connection over the next 12 months on the National Broadband Network.
Adtran has tapped Ronan Kelly to serve in its newly created CTO position for the vendor's EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.
AT&T is expanding its 1 Gig fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) program with plans to bring the U-verse GigaPower service to four cities.
Cincinnati Bell has jumped into the TV Everywhere fray, serving up the app for its growing Fioptics TV service that it says will allow existing and new customers access to video streaming services throughout their home.
Herb Hribar, CEO of eircom, has told the company's board of directors he will not seek to renew his contract and will leave the company. The announcement comes after the Ireland-based company abandoned plans for an initial public offering.
BT revealed that during its trial of G.FAST, a technology that allows service providers to gain higher speeds over existing copper on short loop lengths using a fiber-to-the-distribution point (FTTdp) architecture, it achieved combined downstream and upstream speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
AT&T is putting its U-verse into the hands of more of its California user base, announcing that it has extended service to over 4,200 new San Diego-area locations.