Comcast has won a new contract to provide the San Francisco 49ers a 10G Ethernet connection and cloud-based voice service, a deal that illustrates its growing presence in the sports team market segment, reports FierceCable.
Comcast said Thursday that it signed a wide-ranging contract with the San Francisco 49ers which will see it provide free Wi-Fi access during NFL games and concerts, a 10-Gig Ethernet connection and a cloud-based voice and unified communications service for employees.
Google Fiber started taking orders in Provo, Utah, on Wednesday, and said it will begin installing the 1-Gig Internet and pay TV service in parts of the city next month.
Google Fiber has told residents who live in Provo, Utah, that they can now sign up for its new 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service.
Cable operator Comcast is opening "tens of thousands" of its Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots in high-traffic locations to non-subscribers during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Comcast has hired investment bankers at Barclays to help it evaluate a potential deal involving Time Warner Cable, Reuters reported Wednesday.
Comcast said Tuesday that it'll offer customers of broadband rivals free access to its Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots in high-traffic locations during NBCUniversal's coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
In Verizon, OnCue has found a buyer with experience building relationships with the TV networks and content owners. Verizon also has the financial and technical resources to keep OnCue going.
Verizon recently announced that it signed IP VoIP interconnection terms with four new service providers, a move that rings in the next technology and regulatory showdown in the telecom industry's TDM to IP technology shift.
Cox Communications doesn't plan to submit a bid to acquire Time Warner Cable, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing anonymous sources.