TDS Telecom's ongoing buildout of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and bonded VDSL2 broadband into new and existing markets has helped drive up both its broadband and IPTV subscriber bases.
If you're trying to find the next source of pay-TV market growth, look no further than IPTV, one that ABI Research says will grow 14 percent.
CenturyLink currently offers a mix of broadband services that scale from as low as 10 Mbps up to 1 Gbps in some markets, but the service provider says the FCC's move to define broadband as 25 Mbps will not impact future or investments in its last mile network.
CenturyLink has made a plea to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee to reform the 1992 Cable Act so new entrants in the video services race can more effectively negotiate prices for content.
Windstream has officially become the latest telco to enter the still growing IPTV race by securing a video franchise agreement in Lincoln, Neb., where it will compete directly with local cable incumbent Time Warner Cable.
CenturyLink is considering its own movement into the growing over-the-top (OTT) video market segment, a top company executive told investors.
CenturyLink is officially establishing itself as the new video provider in Portland, Ore., as the telco reached a deal for a new franchise agreement with city officials with plans to deliver service sometime in 2015, reports The Oregonian.
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.
Small Canadian ISPs that use unregulated wholesale access to incumbent telco and cable companies' networks are, in a way, starting to bite the hands that feed them by offering IPTV over those networks.
TDS Telecom is serving up a new plate of 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) in Farragut and Halls, Tenn., and St. Marys, Ga., three of the latest communities to get the service this year.