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Archived Since:May 27, 2011

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Corning snaps up Samsung's fiber business, strengthens Asia-Pacific presence

Corning is acquiring Samsung's fiber optics business, a move that will immediately enhance its presence in the growing Asia-Pacific market.

Cisco, Bosch, ABB joint venture targets smart home opportunity

Cisco has teamed with Bosch and ABB to form a joint venture to develop and operate what they say is an open software platform targeting smart home devices and applications.

Google Fiber starts signing up 1 Gig customers in Austin

Google Fiber announced that it will start signing up both residential and small business customers for its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) in the south and southeast areas of Austin, Texas, with plans to bring the service to other neighborhoods.

AT&T tells FCC it will proceed with 21-city FTTP build

AT&T has confirmed with the FCC in a letter that it will go forward with its plans to bring its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) GigaPower 1 Gbps service to 21 communities.

Verizon claims 38% drop in wireline complaints in NJ township

Verizon is refuting charges made by local officials that it has turned its back on Hopewell Township, N.J.'s copper-based network while not providing its next-gen fiber-based FiOS service.

Genband names Diaz to head up Caribbean and Latin America sales region

Genband has appointed Ricardo Diaz to lead up sales for the company's growing Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) sales region. Diaz will report directly to John Ryan, Genband's Senior Vice President of Americas Sales.

BT serves up Black Friday broadband package discounts

BT has taken on the Black Friday challenge by offering discounts for its Totally Unlimited Broadband (ADSL2+ and Fiber to the Cabinet/BT Infinity) packages for customers who sign up by midnight on Dec. 1.

Bell Aliant passes 1M homes, businesses with FTTP service

Bell Aliant now reaches 1 million homes and businesses with its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP)-based FibreOP broadband service, reaching this goal for 2014 in Oromocto, New Brunswick.

Vonage granted four new patents, expands total to 61

Vonage has been granted four new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) targeting conferencing, network registration, VoIP quality and Wi-Fi.

BT Americas eyes Mexico as possible expansion target

Executives with BT Americas are looking at how they can gain a larger foothold in Mexico by making use of new laws that are focused on encouraging competition and inviting foreign companies to invest in the country's telecom market.

Hibernia lights new PoP in Telecity's Dublin data center

Hibernia Networks has built a new point of presence (PoP) at Telecity's Northwest Business Park data center in Dublin, a move that immediately deepens its presence in one of Ireland's key cities.

Thanksgiving publishing break

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, FierceTelecom will not be publishing its regular newsletter issue on Thursday, Nov. 27 or Friday, Nov. 28.

Google Fiber applies for service franchise to bring FTTP service to Tennessee

Google Fiber has applied for a franchise agreement in Tennessee, a sign that the service provider is laying the ground work to make a possible launch of its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service in Nashville, reports The Tennessean.

Verizon launches retail index to track consumer online buying patterns

Just as the U.S. holiday shopping season kicks off, Verizon's Enterprise Solutions unit has introduced the Verizon Retail Index, a new tool to give members of the retail, shipping and transportation industries another point of view about online consumer habits.

Infonetics: Cable MSO high bandwidth service deployments drive up DOCSIS 3.0 shipments 95%

Cable operators' ongoing investments to support higher bandwidth services such as IP video has helped to drive up global shipments of DOCSIS 3.0 equipment 95 percent year-over-year.

Telindus Telecom employs ADVA's FSP 3000 to power network, cloud services

Telindus Telecom, a Luxembourg-based competitive carrier, has deployed ADVA Optical Networking's FSP 3000 with encryption technology as a platform to ensure the security of its network and the cloud services it delivers to its business customers.

AT&T told by NAD to modify U-verse broadband speed claims

AT&T has been told by the National Advertising Division (NAD) to modify the way it compares its Internet speeds with those offered by its cable rival Comcast.

Key lawmakers hold investments in AT&T, Comcast and Verizon

A number of lawmakers who sit on subcommittees that are responsible for legislating the Internet have made investments in some of the largest service providers, including Comcast, AT&T and Verizon.

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