Broadband News 2015 February 28

Ruling could ease path to rural broadband The local cable company has refused to extend broadband service to their home, said Brenda Thornton, who likes to trade securities and commodities … FCC votes to overturn state laws limiting municipal broadband Commissioners, in a 3-2 vote, moved to preempt laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that limit the expansion of existing municipal broadband … Sky is charging me more for my broadband that it charges new customers Sky says it has ‘simplified the price of broadband packages’ and the reader will…

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Fiber Optic News 2015 February 28

Fiber optic internet to come to Westfield Metronet offers a 100% fiber optic network, which allows incredibly fast internet speed, up to a full gigabit per second. The fiber optic company also … Company proposes fiber optic installation in River Edge Cross River Fiber is requesting a right of way agreement to install fiber optic cable to existing telephone poles and conduits that run through municipal … Fiber optic cable proposed for Upper Lynn Canal Alaska Power and Telephone is proposing laying a submarine fiber optic cable from Juneau to…

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FTTH News 2015 February 27

Zambia: Liquid Telecom launches FTTH Liquid Telecom has revealed the launch of its Fibre To The Home (FTTH) service. According to the company, the FTTH Service is expected to provide … . Nigeria’s ipNX recognised for innovation in FTTH deployment Nigerian ICT service provider ipNX has received the Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership, based on its … FCC makes first strikes against anti-muni broadband state laws "The FTTH Council applauds the FCC for taking this step to further enable deployment of fiber to the home….

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Broadband News 2015 February 27

FCC passes net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband as utility The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve new net neutrality rules by reclassifying broadband as a regulated public utility, … FCC approves net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband as utility FCC votes to overturn state laws limiting municipal broadband plans State laws restricting city-run broadband overruled Wilson broadband wins major FCC ruling The FCC, in a statement, said that provisions of a North Carolina law that limit Internet access being operated by cities were “barriers to broadband … FCC Preempts…

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Fiber Optic News 2015 February 27

Vandals cut northern Arizona’s digital umbilical chord Phoenix police said CenturyLink employees found that the fiber-optic cable in far north Phoenix had been completely cut through. The cable, which … Fiber optic Internet cables not heavily protected The information from a cell phone call is collected by cell towers and concentrated from low speed to high speed fiber optic carriers at various points… Company proposes fiber optic installation in River Edge Cross River Fiber is requesting a right of way agreement to install fiber optic cable to existing telephone poles…

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