Bolt Fiber Optic Services, Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative' s fiber to the home (FTTH) subsidiary, has tapped Alcatel-Lucent to be its GPON vendor for its 1 Gbps network that will deliver a mix of data, third-party VoIP and TV services to rural northeastern Oklahoma residents.
Verizon is reneging on a two-decade-old pledge to provide broadband service to every New Jersey household, officials in rural Southern New Jersey claim.
Vodafone is looking for 12 rural communities in the UK to test the capabilities of femtocells to improve 3G coverage. The company, which is working with Alcatel-Lucent on the project, plans to launch
Democrats from the House called on Congress to expand its investigation into federal loan programs to include bankrupt WiMAX operator Open Range Communications, which received a loan from the U.S.
U.K.'s regulator, Ofcom, has approved the use of white-space spectrum for services such as broadband Internet and M2M. The regulator predicts that white-space technology will come to market by 2013.
In areas where service providers can't reach consumers and businesses must use wireline-based broadband satellite service, some service providers are leveraging to bridge the broadband gap. However,
OneFi Technology and EyePartner are teaming up to launch a new IPTV channel that features local TV stations split by four U.S.-based time zones. The station will be accessible through Roku set-top
WiMAX vendor Alvarion announced a loss for the third quarter thanks to slower sales but the company said sales should improve in the fourth quarter. However, Alvarion isn't providing any detailed
Alvarion has signed a $75-million deal with Canada's rural broadband provider Barrett Xplore to deploy a WiMAX network across the country. The deal also includes the option of migrating to TD-LTE in
Updated 9/16/10 at 3 p.m. ET to reflect comments from Globalstar. The FCC dealt a blow to rural broadband operator Open Range Communications by denying a request from MSS operator Globalstar for a