Fiber Optic News 2015 February 27

Fiber Optic News updates on 27 February 2015 Vandals cut northern Arizona’s digital umbilical cord 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…

Broadband News 2015 February 26

Broadband News updates on 26 February 2015 Gigaom FCC Weighs Overriding State Laws to Expand Broadband Access The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to override state laws blocking city-owned broadband companies from expanding … Broadband battle: FCC, Legislature square off over EPB bid to expand Gig territory FCC considers overriding state laws that hamper spread of city-owned broadband services…

Fiber Optic News 2015 February 26

Fiber optic news updates on 26 February 2015 RETN upgrades pan-European fiber–optic network with Infinera DTN-X………RETN’s fiber–optic network backbone connects 26 countries across Europe, Asia, and North America. The current deployment focuses on the … 2:40 pm update: Cut fiberoptic cable believed the cause of phone and Internet outage in Arizona………….CenturyLink spokesman Alex Juarez said the company believes a fiberoptic cable has been cut. The outage is affecting the north…

Broadband News 2015 February 25

Broadband News updates on February 25, 2015 Outflanking Network Neutrality: The Ubiquitous broadband strategy Over the past few years, Internet companies Google, Facebook, Amazon have announced a series of investments in unconventional broadband …   Will net neutrality slow broadband investment? Sununu is now the honorary co-chair of telecommunications industry trade groupBroadband for America and a Time Warner Cable board member.   What the Broadband Industry Really Needs…

FTTH News 2015 February 25

FTTH news updates on 25 February 2015. CEC Liquid Telecom launches FTTH in Lusaka CEC Liquid Telecom has announced the launch of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) services in Zambia, with the newly introduced product offering downlink … CEC Liquid Telecom launches FTTH service in Zambia FTTH network launched in Zambia Frost & Sullivan Commends ipNX’s Visionary Leadership in the Nigerian Fibre-optic Convergence … In 2013, it was the first…

Broadband Market News 2015 February 25

Broadband Market News update on February 25, 2015. Comcast Profit Edges Higher on Broadband, Business-Services Strength Comcast Corp. ‘s fourth-quarter profit edged up 0.6% thanks to growth in its broadband and business-services divisions, even as video customer … Senate unanimously passes a $3.6M emergency broadband bill BOISE — A proposal that would approve $3.6 million in emergency funding for Idaho’s faltering broadband program is headed to Gov….