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FairPoint: Growing demand for small cells prompted launch of construction business

FairPoint says its new line of construction services was driven by the growing demand from its wireless wholesale customers' ongoing small cell buildouts.

AT&T: Building owners' recognition of fiber services bodes well for installers, service providers

AT&T is finding that as it comes closer to reaching its goal of installing fiber to 1 million buildings in its wireline territory, more property managers are seeing the value of having fiber at their facilities, a phenomenon that's going to give network installers more work.

Tower Cloud begins 1,300 mile Florida dark fiber build for Tier 1 wireless operator, ramps up installation services

Tower Cloud has begun the installation of a 1,300 mile dark fiber network in Florida, one that will serve one of the top U.S. wireless operators.

Comcast's Contingent purchase enhances its multi-site enterprise business installation process

Comcast Business finally made its official entry into the large business space with new division called Comcast Enterprise, but its acquisition of Contingent is the secret weapon that will assist that division in fulfilling on-net and off-net site service requests.

Comcast Business rolls out fiber network to Chino, Calif.

Comcast Business announced it will spend $350,000 to roll out a fiber network to the Meyers Business Park in Chino, Calif. Comcast will install more than three and a half miles of fiber through underground conduit and aerial poles from existing lines to the business park and its 166 business residents.

Wave Broadband continues West Coast FTTP expansion with San Francisco building launch

Wave Broadband launched fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service to NEMA, a building with 750 units in San Francisco, on June 11. Wave's service, which offers symmetrical speeds, will cost $100 for 1 Gbps or $80 for 100 Mbps.

New IEEE standard set to boost speeds over twisted pair cabling

The IEEE has proposed a new standard that the organization says will result in significantly higher Ethernet speeds over category 5e and category 6 cabling. The standard is expected to be ratified in 2016 or 2017.

TWC, Comcast, Cox drive cable MSO Ethernet trend

Time Warner Cable remains the top cable MSO providing Ethernet services to small to medium businesses and large business customers, according to Vertical Systems Group's 2014 Cable MSO Ethernet Leaderboard.

Comcast Business leverages fiber to boost broadband in Wash., Calif.

Comcast Business is leveraging the expanded capabilities of its Ethernet fiber networks to deliver up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps) broadband throughput to underserved commercial areas in Kent, Wash., and 400 Mbps to a boutique hotel in Livermore, Calif.

Alcatel-Lucent wins NTT DoCoMo LTE backhaul contract

Alcatel-Lucent notched up another deal for its IP technology by securing a contract to help resolve the backhaul requirements of the highly regarded Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo, which operates in one of the world's most advanced mobile communications markets.