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Facebook says it has 'no plans' to provide connectivity solutions in the U.S., supports high-band spectrum plan

While weighing in on the FCC's proposal to allocate more higher-band spectrum for mobile services, Facebook said it has "no plans" to provide connectivity solutions in the United States, but given its mission to make the world a more connected place, it's throwing its support behind the commission's plans to make more spectrum available.

Lumos steps up 1 Gbps FTTH drive with Botetourt County, Va. launch

Lumos Networks may be focusing more of its attention on wireless backhaul and business customers, but the service provider's move to bring its 1 Gbps FTTH service to Botetourt County, Va., shows it has responded to the Tier 2 market need for higher speed broadband.

Verizon expands EIP to businesses, tweaks business service plans

Verizon is hoping to boost sales to SMBs by enabling them to take advantage of the same installment plan for phones the carrier offers to consumers.

Verizon serves up 100 Mbps FiOS triple play to deepen reach in existing markets

Verizon is giving FiOS customers the option to purchase a triple play bundle with 100 Mbps symmetrical speeds for $69 a month, reflecting its recognition that consumers want higher speeds as it winds down its FTTH roll out.

Tele2 revamps management team with new CEOs in Sweden, Netherlands

Sweden-based Tele2 has made a number of key changes to its group management, including the appointment of new CEOs for its businesses in the Netherlands and Sweden.

T-Mobile: Customers have watched 34 petabytes of video for no additional fee since Binge On launch

T-Mobile's Binge On program is taking flak from critics who oppose it on net neutrality grounds, but the service seems to be gaining fans in a big way.

Fresh off AT&T conquest, Byron Allen targets Charter

African-American entertainment mogul Byron Allen and his Entertainment Studios have filed a $10 billion racial discrimination suit against Charter Communications and the FCC, alleging racial discrimination in the way the MSO conducts carriage deals and the way the federal agency regulates them.

Bell Canada employs Nokia's XRS to support terabit-speed metro network

Bell Canada is taking the terabit-speed plunge by deploying Nokia's 7950 XRS core router in order to support growing demand for digital content across its wireline and wireless networks.

Cox urges FCC to block Nexstar-Media General merger

Facing a blackout on Nexstar Broadcasting Group stations in nine markets due to stalled retransmission licensing renewal talks, Cox Communications has spoken out against Nexstar's $4.6 billion bid to acquire Media General.

AT&T, Equinix, Verizon and others lend hand in Open Compute Project's telco data center initiative

AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Equinix, SK Telecom and Verizon have joined the Open Compute Project (OCP)  in an effort to drive the organization's new Telco Project focused on data center technologies.