Lafayette, La., the operator of the LUS Fiber municipal broadband network, is the next city considering a move to petition the FCC to overturn anti-municipal broadband laws.
AT&T is giving more of its wireline customers the option to get its 75 Mbps U-verse broadband service tier, announcing that it has expanded the service in seven new markets. The service provider will begin offering the speed tier in Augusta, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Fla., and St. Louis, Mo. FierceTelecom has a complete look here.
Sprint may still have a lot of work to do to in improving its network reliability, but according to a new RootMetrics report, it is making progress.
While Infinera may still have room to grow in the optical market, CEO Tom Fallon is not worried about the spending patterns of AT&T and Verizon, but rather on how the broader industry is purchasing optical products.
Windstream says the FCC's plan to revise its Section 214 discontinuance and copper retirement and IP transition processes should ensure that its business customers won't be left without competitive choices for service.
A group of Republicans has taken the latest shot in the net neutrality battle, claiming that the Obama administration had "an improper influence" over the FCC's recent move to implement Title II on ISPs as part of its new net neutrality rules, reports Ars Technica.
AT&T is giving more of its wireline customers the option to get its 75 Mbps U-verse broadband service tier, announcing that it has expanded the service in seven new markets. The service provider will begin offering the speed tier in Augusta, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Fort Lauderdale, Miami and St. Louis, Mo.
Verizon has made it official today that it is selling off wireline assets in three states to Frontier Communications for $10.5 billion. In a separate deal, Verizon is also selling over 11,300 of its company-owned wireless towers to American Tower Corporation for $5 billion.
Companies and associations are reacting to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's plan to codify net neutrality rules that would reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.
My view is that the AWS-3 auction results will lead to some pretty important changes in the makeup of the wireless industry.