Topic: broadband connections
The U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Command has enlisted MetTel to provision its global recruiting command centers with new broadband services.
The FCC remains divided on the findings of its new 2018 Broadband Deployment Report.
CenturyLink, Frontier and Windstream are expected to report narrow fourth quarter broadband losses.
CenturyLink said in its semiannual report to the FCC that 53% of urban-area customers can get 40 Mbps, but that number drops in rural markets.
The Broadband Forum reported that the number of certified interoperable vendor platforms has risen from 7 to 24 in less than three months.
TDS Broadband, a TDS Telecom unit, has purchased Mead, Colorado-based K2 Communications.
Frontier continues to be stuck in a broadband subscriber loss rut, dropping a total of 101,000 subscribers in the second quarter.
Westell has named Matthew Brady as the company’s new president and CEO.
Frontier plans to scrub its base of nonpaying customers and increase profitability, but the effort resulted in a near-term decline in the first quarter.
CenturyLink is simplifying its broadband tier pricing in Nevada, offering consumers a price for life guarantee on three of its common internet speed tiers.