Telcos still rely on copper and VDSL to compete with cable operators

In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at service providers that are delivering VDSL over copper networks to compete with broadband services marketed by cable operators. Its list of VDSL players includes DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV), which uses Alcatel-Lucent's (NYSE: ALU) network to market high-speed Internet service to subscribers in apartment buildings. Read more