Cincinnati launched a campaign earlier this week that is focused on pushing Google Fiber to construct its 1-Gig network in the city, local station WLWT-TV reported earlier this week.
CenturyLink's acquisition of Qwest may be long behind it, but according to Clay Bailey, senior vice president of Operations for CenturyLink, those markets are becoming a key target to win back small to medium businesses (SMB) with its 1 Gbps GPON-based service.
Swisscom is taking a page from the Google Fiber and AT&T's fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) playbook with plans to offer its own 1 Gbps service to 1 million households in Switzerland's metro area households.
More than a quarter, or 27 percent, of New Zealand's ultra-fast broadband (UFB) project has been completed, according to Amy Adams, New Zealand's Communications and Information Technology minister.
Chicago's plans to provide some parts of the city with gigabit-capable fiber broadband service came closer to reality as Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office put forward requests for qualifications from service provider partners, the Chicago Tribune reported.
AT&T and Google Fiber soon won't be the only 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) game in Austin, Texas, as Grande Communications says it's going to offer its own fiber-based service.
Cable overbuilder Grande Communications said it'll soon launch a 1-Gig wideband Internet service in Austin, Texas. The company will charge just $65 monthly for the product.
Rural telcos that are looking at deploying Gbps-based broadband networks will now have more financial assistance after President Obama signed into law the Agriculture Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill.
Rural telcos will be eligible to receive grants, loans or loan guarantees as part of the Agriculture Act of 2014 that President Obama has signed into law. The legislation, also known as the Farm Bill, includes provisions to create the Rural Gigabit Network Pilot Program.
CenturyLink is striking back at local cable competitors by offering its symmetrical 1 Gbps fiber-based services to Salt Lake City-area small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) that reside in multi-tenant unit (MTU) office buildings.