Verizon is quietly making plans to hit back at the decline in Ethernet cable orders with an program dubbed "Titan" – which hasn't been officially announced yet – geared toward preventing wholesale and retail customers from turning to cable competitors.
Comcast has confirmed that its Xfinity TV, Internet and landline services can now be purchased through Amazon.com.
Cable operators such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable are increasingly gaining share of the Ethernet market by expanding their fiber networks and offering more services over hybrid fiber coax (HFC) networks. So Verizon is quietly battling back with Titan, an unannounced initiative the company is pursuing where it has fiber available.
Verizon is quietly battling the decline in Ethernet cable orders with an Ethernet program dubbed "Titan"-- an initiative it hasn't yet formally announced-- as more wholesale and retail customers turn to cable competitors.
Comcast continued to poach the engineering ranks of Silicon Valley's tech giants, adding HP executive Sridhar Solur to its home automation and Internet of Things (IoT) team.
Looking to improve its public image and bolster its engineering ranks, Comcast has come up with a rather clever plan.
Comcast and AT&T's lobbying efforts to block a municipal broadband bill that would let Chattanooga, Tenn.-based EPB expand into two nearby counties paid off as the measure failed to pass following a 5-3 vote in the state legislature.
AT&T is taking its GigaPower service into an additional five markets as it faces continual pressure from Comcast and Google Fiber for 1 Gbps services.
Comcast said that it has begun "advanced consumer trials" of DOCSIS 3.1-powered Internet services for select early adopters in Atlanta, kicking off its plan to bring the 1-gig product to five cities this year.
Comcast is beginning a 1 Gbps advanced trial for residential and business customers in Atlanta, laying a competitive challenge to Google Fiber with its own similarly priced 1 Gbps service. But while the cable MSO is following Google's pricing scheme, it's not without a catch.