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Alpha sees more opportunities for in-home power supplies for broadband, IP-based services

Alpha, a provider of power supplies for the cable and telecom industries, is seeing interest in battery backup power for broadband particularly rise from its carrier customers.

Verizon says replacement workers completed 15K new FiOS installs during strike

Verizon says that the thousands of replacement workers it has dispatched during the current wireline worker strike is helping it close the installation and repair gap for FiOS and other wireline services.

Windstream takes leverage and extend approach to 1 Gig FTTH roll out

As Windstream begins to deliver its 1 Gbps FTTH service to residential and small businesses in four markets, the service provider is looking for opportunities to ease the installation process by leveraging existing fiber it has built in a number of its rural communities.

Verizon's network expansions help drive up Dycom's Q2 2016 contract revenues to $559M

Verizon's ongoing fiber build outs are having a clear effect on network installer Dycom's revenue stream, rising nearly 12 percent to $66.3 million in the second quarter of 2016 for the company.

BT, Tier 1 providers' G.Fast installation mirrors traditional DSL, but success hinges on ability to scale

As Tier 1 telcos move forward with their G.fast plans, the real test will be when these carriers roll out service on a broader scale beyond the lab and limited field trials being conducted today.

AT&T simplifies PON, Ethernet installation processes, sees communities' FTTB demand growing

AT&T may have recently reached its goal to equip 1 million business locations, but it plans to expand the footprint further via GPON and traditional carrier Ethernet technologies.

AT&T's 38 market FTTH expansion could boost Dycom's revenues, says Wells Fargo

AT&T's (NYSE: T) ambitious new goal to bring its growing 1 Gbps FTTH service to an additional 38 metro markets could be a positive revenue opportunity for construction suppliers like Dycom....

How will the FCC's broadband definition affect rural America?

This year, the second phase of the Connect America Fund moved forward. However, while the project's funding may offer the boost that carriers need to build out fiber networks, concern may be brewing over new FCC standards that mean rural Americans may not be getting their broadband after all.

FCC to accelerate broadband builds by creating parity for cable, telecom pole attachment rates

The FCC recently granted a joint petition made by members of the cable and telecom industry that would harmonize the attachment rate cost model for pole attachments, which would be at or near the cable rate formula level, providing a level of certainty for service providers.

Phoenix Tower closes deal to buy 600 cell sites from T-Mobile

Phoenix Tower International (PTI) closed its transaction to buy or get management rights to more than 600 T-Mobile US cell tower sites, including the exclusive right to manage and operate the sites from T-Mobile via PTI's local U.S. subsidiaries. Terms of the deal, which was first announced in August, remain confidential.