P3 Board Approves Fiber Optic Cable Project in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s P3 Board (Public-Private Partnership) had approved the fiber optic cable network project, that is the “Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission project” to install next generation fiber optic cables along the 880 kilometers Turnpike and extensions to provide communication capacity for the commission, state Department of Transportation (Pennsylvania’s DOT, PennDOT) and other commonwealth needs. Deployment of fiber optic cables will bring new…

FCC Clears Charter Communications’ acquisition of Time Warner Cable

The antitrust regulator in the United States had given green signal and cleared a proposal from Charter Communications to acquire the cable giant Time Warner Cable. The merger of two companies will create the second largest cable company in the United States. The Department of Justice and the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday approved Charter Communications (CHTR)…

Northland to Build Network for IDA in Herkimer County

The Industrial Development Agency will outsource the construction work of a new fiber optic network from Northland Communications. The Herkimer County Legislature has approved a fund to the county’s Industrial Development Agency to build a new fiber optic network at the Frankfort 5S South Business Park. The county council allocated $20,000 to the agency for network deployment. The Legislature approved…

Birch Communications Connects 130,000 Buildings with Fiber in Q1 2016

Atlanta based Birch Communications, Inc. announces the growth of its fiber optic footprints to 130,000 more buildings. Birch Communications, one of the leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses across North America added connected these buildings with their fiber optic cables in the first quarter of 2016. The provider has a…

Midco Extends Fiber-Optic Network in Minnesota

South Dakota-based Midcontinent Communications (Midco) has extended its fiber-optic network reach to more locations in Minnesota through a cooperative relationship with Arvig. The agreement with arvig will help Midco Business customers take advantage of growing opportunities to reach Minnesota communities, including Duluth, Marshall, the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, Rochester, St. Cloud and more, according to a news release. Midco is…

New Fiber Optic Link to Connect Sharon-Pomfret

The Vermont Public Service Department has announced completion of a new fiber optic line from Sharon to Pomfret. This new fiber optic cable network was built to expand high-speed Internet service in east-central Vermont. The department’s Division for Telecommunications and Connectivity says the 22 kilometers long fiber optic network will enable local service provider EC Fiber to bring high-speed Internet…