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AT&T data throttling lawsuit’s dismissal won’t affect net neutrality rules

AT&T is off the hook in a data throttling lawsuit that the Federal Trade Commission brought against the carrier.

CenturyLink trumps Comcast, others to power gigabit fiber development in Denver

CenturyLink announced that it will be the exclusive broadband provider to up to 12,000 homes in a new development in southern Denver (CO).

Shentel says E-Rate, wireless backhaul are bolstering its dark fiber business

Shentel may not be the size of its larger incumbent local exchange carrier compatriots, but the service provider is being no less aggressive in pursuing dark fiber deals with school districts and wireless operators in its largely rural territory.

FirstNet Board approves $6.5 Billion budget package

The FirstNet Board approved a major budget package, which at $6.585 billion would support a wide swath of developments targeted for Fiscal Year 2017.

CenturyLink sues Idaho for $37 million over state broadband project

CenturyLink and Education Networks of America are suing the state of Idaho for $37 million over claims that it broke the terms of their broadband agreement, one that includes expanding their fiber network to support a state broadband project for l

Verizon fiber cut in Oneida (NY) catches state PSC's attention

Verizon's landline and wireless voice customers in New York’s Madison County are back on line after the telecommunication company repaired a severed fiber line that provided service to about 1,500 of its own customers as well as Frontier and Winds

AT&T says Google Fiber’s bad info delayed pole attachments

AT&T claims that Google Fiber’s call for a one-touch-make-ready ordinance to streamline the process of stringing fiber on poles in Nashville (TN) could compromise the telecommunication company's own facilities because Google often provides inc

Google Fiber’s struggles highlight value in using existing dark, shared fiber assets

Google Fiber's move to delay certain fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) builds may have sparked concern from industry pundits that the service provider is turning its back on fiber, but these moves actually allow it to consider a new strategy: sharing dark

Nashville Mayor tried to bring together Comcast, AT&T, Google on ‘One Touch Make Ready’

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has called on Comcast, AT&T and Google Fiber to meet and discuss a solution to their local pole-attachment issues.