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Putting America's broadband speeds to the test

This week, FierceTelecom takes a look at the FCC's "Measuring Broadband America" report, which is the commission's first nationwide test of residential wireline broadband services delivered by telcos

XO Communications' Ethernet services get MEF 9, 14 certification nod

XO Communications' (OTC BB: XOHO) Ethernet users now have another assurance that their service is sound as the CLEC earned the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) MEF 9 and MEF 14 certifications. In this

Momentum gains Caller ID on TV

Wholesale service vendor Momentum has announced that it will include caller ID on TV as part of its private label voice services for cable TV companies starting next month. The announcement was made

AT&T U-verse deployment reaches 1M living units in Atlanta

AT&T's (NYSE: T) aggressive deployment of U-verse TV and data services in Atlanta has now reached the 1 million living unit mark. To keep up with demand for U-verse IPTV and data services,

BC Partners to buy Sweden's Com Hem

BC Partners appears to have won the competition to acquire Swedish cable TV operator Com Hem, as the companies announced a deal late last week worth about $2.6 billion. The private equity firm, which

CBO: Incentive auctions could bring down national deficit by $6.5B

The Congressional Budget Office is estimating that incentive auctions of broadcast spectrum would bring in some $6.5 billion toward reducing the national deficit out of a total $24.5 billion that

AT&T's Stephenson says its legacy DSL is 'obsolete'

Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T (NYSE: T), during this week's National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) summer meeting in Los Angeles, admitted that the copper-based DSL

Parks survey: TV Everywhere demand hits Western Europe

About 30 percent of broadband Internet households across Western Europe are "highly interested" in getting broadcast TV packages that deliver live TV to their computers and mobile devices as well,

Warwick Valley Telephone bolsters cloud, CLEC vision with $17M Alteva acquisition

Warwick Valley Telephone (Nasdaq: WWVY) is making another move to continue its transformation being just another small town phone operator to becoming a bigger business services player by acquiring

Netflix shares jump past $300, but content acquisition challenges lie ahead

Netflix's (Nasdaq: NFLX) ongoing rise to power seems to have no end as the video rental company's shares lurched beyond $300 in NASDAQ trading. Coming on the heels of its move to expand its business