A group of telcos including CenturyLink, Consolidated and TDS have asked the FCC to bring consistency to the retransmission consent negotiation process.
CenturyLink has officially launched its Prism IPTV service in Seattle, Wash., complementing its ongoing 1 Gbps FTTH network buildout.
TDS Telecom is continuing its aggressive 1 Gbps FTTH expansion plan, announcing that it is bringing service to two new towns in New Hampshire and one town in Indiana.
CenturyLink is implementing a new consumer credit policy for customers who sign up for their broadband-only service, a move that will enable it to battle churn and pave the way for new growth.
Hawaiian Telcom has been making strides with its FTTH rollout, extending service to a total of 175,000 homes in the second quarter.
TDS Telecom is extending its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home and accompanying IPTV-based TDS TV service to Waunakee, Wis., the latest in several markets where it is going to offer its fiber-based residential services.
TDS Telecom is moving ahead with its targeted fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and IPTV services build with plans to roll out services in an additional seven wireline markets by the end of this year.
In a sure sign that the second quarter will mark a major recession in the number of pay-TV subscribers, IPTV services Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse combined to have their worst quarter of video customer growth ever, adding only 4,000 subscribers between them.
CenturyLink may have a foothold in Portland, Ore., but its ambition is to expand the presence of its fiber-to-the-premises 1 Gbps (FTTP) and IPTV services into four new areas of the state.
CenturyLink is officially now offering its Prism IPTV service in the Minneapolis market, ending incumbent video provider Comcast's monopoly position there.