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Frontier will not raise rates in Connecticut for 3 years

To get approval of its acquisition of AT&T's U-verse video and satellite TV operations in Connecticut, Frontier Communications cut a deal with the Connecticut Attorney General in which it agreed to not increase the rates for basic primary residential service for 36 months. Show More Summary

Regulatory Weed-Whacking: The FCC Cleans Up its Antenna Structure Regulations

Nearly a decade in the making, FCC tower rules brought into the 21st Century If you’ve got one or more tower structures, you may be in luck. The FCC has at long last taken a weed-whacker to Part 17 of its rules, a long-overgrown regulatory briar patch governing the construction, painting and lighting of antenna structures. Show More Summary

Report: Internet traffic flowing from Latin America to the U.S./Canada is highest in world

Latin America's growing demand for Internet bandwidth has made the Internet traffic route between Latin America and the U.S. and Canada the most highly trafficked route in the world.

C Spire will make 1 Gbps broadband more profitable through service bundling

C Spire's plans to deliver 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP)-based services throughout Mississippi may seem risky to some industry watchers, but it intends to make it profitable by offering service bundles.

PEG Builds 100G Ethernet from Dallas to Jackson

The wireless backhaul specialist PEG Bandwith is putting resources into its intercity links. This morning they announced a new, more direct 100G Ethernet route between Dallas, Texas and Jackson, MS. … [visit site to read more]

Oops! I Guess 512,000 Wasn’t Enough

Every now and then, some obscure limitation in some corner of the hardware or software that runs the internet manages to take the whole thing down. The story is always the same: someone long ago thought that the number X was much more than there could possibly ever be a need to use, and boy […]

Thinking Phone Acquires Whaleback

The VoIP/UC side of the industry has been very dynamic lately, seeing both organic and inorganic activity on the uptick for several years.  Yesterday there was a bit more of the latter variety.  Thinking Phone Networks has announced the acquisition of Whaleback Managed Services. … [visit site to read more]

Samsung Stands at Smartphone Crossroads: Change Now or Die

While Apple has long faced questions about the stability of its consistent perch in the upper echelons of the smartphone market, no one can argue that the Cupertino Company has weathered the storms of the mobile market with great care and poise, for although the company had its top spot usurped by Samsung several years [...]

Government roll-out of SFBB passes one million

The Government’s rollout of superfast broadband (SFBB) has reached more than 1 million homes and businesses across the UK. According to the Government: “The £1.7 billion nationwide rollout is firmly on track to extend superfast broadband to 95% of UK homes and businesses by 2017. The rate at which the fibre technology is being rolled […]

Cable’s Video Subscribership Tanks and That’s Just Fine

Despite severe losses of video subscribers, the cable companies have had a decent quarter and even increased earnings.

Verizon's Shammo: 1M homes still need to be converted to fiber

Verizon Communications is handling about 300,000 conversions from copper to fiber per year but it still has about 1 million homes left to convert to fiber before it wraps up its entire conversion plan that it has been working on for three years, said a top company executive today.

tw telecom expands Ethernet service to Philly

tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is expanding its Ethernet network to Philadelphia, giving local businesses access to the company's business Ethernet and intelligent network services.

Mercatus Center study says U.S. broadband pricing is below global average

A new study for the Mercatus Center at George Washington University compared broadband costs around the world and found that Americans actually enjoy lower entry-level broadband connectivity costs when compared to the rest of the wo...

Suddenlink to invest $250M in 1-Gig service

Cable MSO Suddenlink is investing $250 million to upgrade its network and make 1-Gig service available to its customers in its 16-state footprint that includes Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.

Motive Helps Global Service Provider Know When to Upgrade Customers to Ultra-Broadband

By: Mae Kowalke, TMCnet ContributorAs one of the world’s largest network service providers, Norway’s Telenor must constantly upgrade its systems to stay on top. The company runs networks in 12 countries and operations in 29 more, and it has a market capitalization of roughly $38 billion. Show More Summary

AT&T will deliver 1-Gbps GigaPower service to Miami

AT&T is launching its GigaPower network in Miami, giving residential and small business customers access to symmetrical broadband speeds of up to 1-gigabit per second. The Miami launch is part of the company's GigaPower initiative that it launched late last year in which it promised to deliver its ultra-fast fiber service to up to 100 cities across 25 markets nationwide.

South Dakota co-op gets $19M for rural fiber build

South Dakota telecom co-op Valley Telecommunications is using a $19 million USDA Rural Development loan to build a fiber network to rural towns such as Hosmer, Loela and Ipswich in South Dakota.

Is the Connected Car Going to Replace your Smartphone?

By: Anthony Trinh (@Trinh_Anthony), Integrated Marketing Assistant, Alcatel-Lucent What if you didn’t need to have your phone beside you at all times? What if instead, you can use your own car to connect with you, direct you and protect...Show More Summary

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