Vyve Business 250 Mbps Service Now in Almost 100 Rural Markets

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Vyve Broadband is offering businesses 250 Mbps broadband tiers in almost 100 rural markets in six states, the company said this week. The Vyve business 250 Mbps offering is available only to businesses, according to the company, which specializes in non-urban areas. “We are so...Learn More

Gigabit Telehealth Trial Targets Patients with Complex Ailments

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Ting Internet will support a gigabit telehealth trial in Westminster, Maryland that aims to improve treatment for patients who have complex ailments. Ting will provide gigabit connectivity to two group homes, each of which has three intellectually challenged patients who “go to the emergency room...Learn More

G.fast Enhancements Will Support Gigabit Speeds Over Copper

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The next generation of G.fast chips will give network operators the ability to support gigabit speeds over twisted pair copper or coax wiring over distances of 100 meters or more – and chipmaker Sckipio expects to support the maximum possible bandwidth, said Michael Weissman, vice...Learn More

Windstream Rebrand Introduces Kinetic Across Consumer & SMB Product Portfolio

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An announced Windstream rebrand will introduce Kinetic across its broader consumer and SMB product portfolio as a new premium brand. Windstream has been using the Kinetic brand since 2014 for its IPTV service. The new Kinetic brand will now be featured across Windstream’s entire 18...Learn More

AT&T Tests Single-Wavelength 400 GbE in Production Network

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AT&T has wrapped up testing single-wavelength 400 GbE (Gigabit Ethernet) in its production network. The announcement was the final step of a three-stage trial and readies the carrier to upgrade its backbone using the technology. “Introducing 400 GbE is a natural next step. Customer demands...Learn More

Fidelity Communications Now Offering 1 Gig Internet in West Plains

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WEST PLAIN, Mo., Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Fidelity Communications is pleased to announce that they are offering 1 Gigabit per second (1,000 MBPS) internet service within the city of West Plains, Missouri. Fidelity’s team is proud to bring this outstanding new service to the city of West Plains,...Learn More

T-Mobile Surpasses Gigabit LTE Speeds in Lab Trials, Gains Bragging Rights for Now

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T-Mobile, Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies have broken the 1 Gbps barrier with commercially available LTE equipment. The gigabit LTE tests were conducted at T-Mobile’s labs, achieving download speeds of 1.175 Gbps, the companies said. “We are helping customers maximize the value of their existing networks...Learn More

Gigabit Report: 57.5 Million Americans Now in Gigabit Reach, Chicago and California Lead

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Chicago and California are the United States’ top Gigabit city and state, according to research from telecom equipment maker VIAVI. The data comes from the VIAVI Solutions Gigabit Monitor database and is summarized in a report titled “The State of US Gigabit Deployments.” VIAVI –...Learn More

Sprint NFV Strategy Will Support Gigabit LTE and 5G

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Network functions virtualization (NFV) will be an “essential building block” as Sprint makes plans to deploy gigabit LTE and 5G wireless capabilities, said a Sprint technology executive in a blog post today. The Sprint NFV strategy will enable “more efficient scaling of core network capabilities...Learn More

3D Printing Forecast: A $32.3 Billion Market by 2025

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The global market for 3D printing will reach $32.3 billion by 2025, according to a new 3D printing forecast from Transparency Market Research. Market growth will average 18% annually between now and then, researchers said. Last year the market was worth $7.3 billion, they said....Learn More

Atlantic Broadband Deploys Gigabit Internet Service in Miami

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August 29, 2017 — MIAMI BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s 9th largest cable operator, today announced the widespread availability of its Gigabit internet service in Miami Beach and surrounding areas. Effective immediately, both GigaEdge (residential) and Pro GigaEdge (business) internet services are available for...Learn More

USTelecom’s Deep Dive on FCC Broadband Data: 90% Can Get 25 Mbps, 10% Can Get a Gigabit

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Ninety percent of U.S. housing units had fixed wireless or landline broadband service at speeds of 25 Mbps downstream/ 3 Mbps upstream available to them as of mid-2016, according to an analysis of FCC broadband data conducted by USTelecom and CensusNBM. Ten percent of housing...Learn More

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