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Cox begins lighting 1 Gbps service in DC Metro area

Cox Communications has begun rolling out its 1 Gbps Gigablast service for residential customers in Northern Virginia, making it one of the first service providers to offer such a service in the D.C. Metro area.

Windstream's Gunderman: Our IPTV expansion will focus on our larger markets

Windstream continues to move forward with its IPTV rollout initiative, but the telco's chief financial officer maintains it will focus on the larger markets it provides service to today where it sees strong cable competition.

Telenor, TeliaSonera win 1800 MHz spectrum in Norway

Telenor and TeliaSonera won additional frequencies in the 1800 MHz band in Norway following the completion of an auction that raised almost NOK878 million (€95 million/$103 million).

Orange beefs up top management with 2 key appointments

Orange strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of two more so-called "CEO delegates" with effect from Jan. 1, 2016.

Sprint's phones disappear from Walmart as the holidays loom

As the holiday shopping season enters peak frenzy, Sprint's presence in Walmart stores around the nation is growing thin. But it's unclear why the relationship is on the rocks – or perhaps ending altogether.

Comcast finally reaches Philly franchise renewal deal

Comcast has finally secured a 15-year renewal agreement for its cable franchise in its home city of Philadelphia.

Cable pioneer Carl Williams dies at age 87

Carl Williams, an influential cable pioneer and the founder of TelEvents, died Nov. 27 at age 87. A Korean War veteran, Williams played a key role in the formation of the cable industry by teaming with Bill Daniels in 1957 and creating TelEvents, which acquired many cable properties in the West.

CFO: Boingo expects to add second carrier for offloading in first half of 2016

Boingo Wireless expects to go live with carrier No. 2 for its Wi-Fi offloading service in the first half of next year, CFO Peter Hovenier said during an investor conference.

Verizon criticized by N.J. towns over copper networks

Verizon is once again facing more criticism over how it operates and maintains its copper network as a group of 16 municipalities in New Jersey filed a petition with the state's board of public utilities to prevent Verizon from reducing maintenance of its copper network in favor of fiber or wireless.

AT&T claims Title II regulation forced it to put various service ideas on hold

One of AT&T's top regulatory executives claims that the FCC's Title II net neutrality rules has caused it "to shelve a bunch of stuff" over fears that new services would violate the regulator's new rules.