Topic: copper fiber migration
A four-part nongovernment organization coalition has filed an appeal against the FCC's recent copper retirement decision.
A group of Democratic senators are urging FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to be careful in changing copper retirement rules.
With 2012's Hurricane Sandy behind them, Verizon has continued to ramp up its copper-to-fiber migration schedule.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is making a case that more streamlined copper retirements will drive service providers to ramp up broadband network investments.
Verizon is seeking to shed more of its legacy DSO services across parts of seven states.
Frontier is seeking permission to retire copper in a portion of its Spencerport, N.Y., central office service area.
Verizon has asked the FCC for permission to retire copper in eight Northeast markets early next year, marking another step in the telco’s migration of its customer base to fiber-based technology.
AT&T and Verizon have told the FCC the regulator should shorten the copper retirement notice process from 180 to 90 days.
Verizon has asked the FCC to get rid of the so-called de facto retirement concept from its copper retirement definition.
CenturyLink, Verizon and Windstream are once again engaged in a battle over the timelines for copper retirement set by the FCC.