Telus continues to make progress with its fiber rollout, announcing that it has completed an $11 million fiber network build connecting business and residential customers on Northern Vancouver Island.
Cox Communications is gearing up to bring its 1 Gbps G1GABLAST service to residential customers in Louisiana, setting another competitive challenge to AT&T, which has yet to target the state with its own FTTH service.
AT&T has restored service on its network in California after vandals cut through one of its fiber lines that shut down service for 22 hours, reflecting the latest in a string of targeted network attacks in the region.
AT&T says the FCC should deny Windstream's request to impose "interim" equivalently-priced IP special access service rates for Ethernet as legacy TDM services are phased out, because the market is highly competitive and the commission would have reverse a number of existing rules.
EATEL is leveraging its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network to deliver a 1 Gbps service to residential customers in Louisiana's Ascension and Livingston Parishes, a move that's set on challenging local cable incumbent Cox Communications.
Level 3 Communications has wrapped its network expansion effort in Spokane, Washington and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, enhancing its route miles and on-net building reach to address business customers in each city.
Verizon may have dropped its home automation unit, but it appears that the service is quietly finding new life with Nexia, Ingersoll Rand's home automation division--so quietly, in fact, that even the carrier's customer service reps have reportedly been caught by surprise.
Agile Networks, an emerging competitive provider serving Ohio, has built a hybrid microwave and optical network that can deliver 1 Gbps Internet access services to business customers.
As CenturyLink moves forward with its transition from legacy TDM, the telco has asked the FCC in a new filing to grant requests to discontinue TDM voice services in areas where consumers have alternative services available.
A group of 35 mayors and city officials from various states have sent a letter to the FCC asking the regulator to create a uniform and accessible reporting structure on service provider broadband performance.