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 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.
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 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.
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 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 (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....
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.
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 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.