AT&T and Verizon are challenging the FCC's call to raise the broadband definition from 4 Mbps to 10 Mbps, claiming that the majority of consumers don't need higher speeds, reports Ars Technica.
C Spire has reached an agreement with city officials in Jackson, Miss., to build out its emerging 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service to residential customers.
TDS Telecom may still be a relative newcomer to the IPTV business having only rolled out the service in a few markets, but its move to add the SEC Network to its TDS TV lineup shows that it wants to be more than just another me-too video provider.
Verizon is stepping up its marketing efforts with its "SpeedMatch" campaign to tout the fact that it is upgrading all of its FiOS speed tiers to symmetrical.
Google Fiber may have grand ambitions for its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) initiative, but a growing number of critics are concerned that its "fiberhood" selective build-to-demand approach may leave a number of consumers in the broadband lurch.
A host of new copper fiber broadband deployments by service providers in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America drove up broadband aggregation revenues past $2 billion during the second quarter.
TDS Telecom has named the Waterford, Wis., area as its next destination where it will offer its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and IPTV-based TDS TV service.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's call to rework laws that ban or inhibit growth of municipal broadband networks is facing strong opposition from Republican leaders, who argue that the regulator does not have the authority to meddle with state laws.
Suddenlink has joined Cox as one of several cable operators to proclaim that they would offer a 1 Gbps broadband service, but questions remain about whether the DOCSIS 3.0 standard can deliver such speeds.
Suddenlink recently raised the eyebrows of cable tech heads when it announced plans to spend $250 million to deploy 1 Gbps downstream services to all of its 16-state footprint, with half of the deployment occurring before the end of 2016.