Windstream's proposed buildout of its new Kinetic IPTV service in Lincoln, Neb., is facing protest from local cable incumbent Time Warner Cable, which says the telco is getting a better franchise deal.
The FCC is asking AT&T to provide more information about comments that CEO Randall Stephenson made saying that the company would delay new fiber network investments pending the outcome of the proposed net neutrality rules.
Bell Aliant continued on its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) expansion path, adding 19,000 new FibreOP customers during the quarter, bringing total FibreOP Internet customers to approximately 236,000 at the end of September 2014.
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.