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Google Fiber realigns San Antonio FTTH rollout strategy, but new coverage plans are unclear

Google Fiber is implementing a fiber installation process in San Antonio (TX) it hopes won’t upset local residents along with methods to reduce network build-out costs.

CenturyLink, Level 3 say they don’t ‘significantly’ compete with each other for business service opportunities

CenturyLink says it does not always compete head to head with Level 3—which it is in the process of acquiring—and that the two companies are providers in an ever-evolving business services market.

FairPoint brings broadband to 25 rural Vermont towns via FCC’s CAF-II program

FairPoint has completed broadband expansion projects in 25 Vermont towns, thanks in part to funding from the FCC’s CAF-II rural broadband expansion program.

Cable operators to double broadband prices over next several years, analyst predicts

Prices charged by cable operators for broadband services will double over the next several years, offsetting declines from broadband saturation and erosion of linear pay-TV services, says New Street Research analyst Jonathan Chaplin.

Bidders in the FCC's forward auction spent vastly different amounts per license

With the Federal Communications Commission's forward incentive auction now complete, providers who won licenses have differing amounts of new 600 MHz spectrum to bring to market.

Charter, AT&T run long-term risks in cozying to polarizing Trump administration

[Commentary] NBC News released the results of a survey a few days ago showing that 49% of US consumers say they’re less likely to buy a product endorsed by the current US president.

Charter sued for selling personal customer data without consent

Charter Communications has been hit with a class action suit in St. Louis (MO) for selling subscribers’ personally identifiable information.

Q&A—Former FCC chairman Wheeler speaks out on zero-rated data, the IoT and what he’s doing now

A Q&A with former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.

Maine Fiber Company: Utility pole attachment make-ready is our single largest operating expense

Maine Fiber Company (MFC), the company behind building the state’s wholesale dark fiber-based Three Ring Binder (3RB) middle mile network, is showing support for Maine lawmakers’ proposed LD 406 bill that’s designed to upgrade the state’s outdated

Former FCC Chairman Wheeler has a ‘huge smile’ for 600 MHz incentive auction results

Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler described the agency’s 600 MHz incentive auction as a successful event that should generate a “huge smile” for administrators.