Wave Broadband Gigabit Footprint Expanded

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Competitive broadband provider Wave Broadband today launched its Gig Speed Internet service for residential and business customers throughout its West Coast coverage areas. The Wave Broadband gigabit footprint now covers the company’s entire Washington, Oregon and California serving area. Wave had previously offered those speeds...Learn More

Google Fiber Mixes Things Up, Drops Gigabit Pricing to $55, Adds OTT Bundle and Wi-Fi

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Never afraid to mix things up with the ever-changing Google Fiber model, Google has picked its San Antonio launch to introduce several new changes. For starters, Google Fiber’s gigabit pricing has been reduced to $55/month, down from $70 in its other markets. “There’s no installation...Learn More

Lexington, Kentucky Aims to be Largest U.S. Gigabit City

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Lexington, Kentucky could become the largest U.S. gigabit city if MetroNet plans to build a citywide gigabit network there proceed as planned. Lexington mayor Jim Gray announced the plans at a press conference today. The network is expected to cost MetroNet at least $70 million...Learn More

FTTH Forecast Sees 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps Bandwidth Range Dominating

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Global fiber to the home is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 14.4 percent over the next 10 years, according to a new fiber to the home forecast from Future Markets Insights. The report, Fibre to the Home Market, says that the...Learn More

Fastest Average U.S. Download Speeds by Carrier: Upstarts, Cable, Fios Top BroadbandNow List

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Stealth Communications, a competitive carrier providing service to businesses in New York City, offers the fastest average download speeds of the top 40 carriers in the U.S., according to new research from BroadbandNow, a company formed to fill in gaps left behind when the government...Learn More

T-Mobile LTE Advanced Now in More Than 920 Markets, Gigabit LTE Available in Nearly Half of Them

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T-Mobile has expanded the T-Mobile LTE Advanced footprint to more than 920 markets. T-Mobile claims the 920 markets surpass those of other carriers that have deployed LTE Advanced technology. T-Mobile also said it has three speed-boosting technologies – carrier aggregation, 4X4 MIMO and 256 QAM –...Learn More

Hammer Fiber Chooses Rahway New Jersey as Introductory Market for New Gigabit Internet Service

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POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a New Jersey based wireless and fiber network operator and wholly owned subsidiary of Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: HMMR) announced today that it has chosen its existing market in Rahway New Jersey to launch Gigabit Internet...Learn More

WOW Gigabit Footprint: 95% of Service Area by Early 2018

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By the end of first quarter 2018, the WOW gigabit footprint will span 95% of the company’s service area, the cable MSO announced yesterday. The company now offers speed that fast in selected markets. “Our customers want the fastest Internet speeds available so they can...Learn More

C Spire Gigabit is Focus of Tech Movement Initiative

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C Spire gigabit services are a focal point of their Tech Movement initiative, which will get its start in Tupelo, Miss. C Spire kicked off the initiative this week with meetings between Tupelo, Miss. business owners, Mayor Jason Shelton and C Spire executives. Tupelo is...Learn More

Unite Private Networks Announces Launch of 100 Gigabit Network in Texas

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DALLAS, Oct. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks is pleased to announce the deployment of a fully protected 4×100 Gigabit wavelength service in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro. The project will support one of DFW’s...Learn More

Municipal Gigabit 2.0? San Francisco, Seattle Consider Increased City Investment

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Could this be Municipal Gigabit 2.0? Two West coast cities, San Francisco and Seattle, are exploring new models for bringing ubiquitous gigabit to their constituents – models that would entail a higher level of city investment. Big city gigabit rollouts to date have been achieved...Learn More

AT&T Bolsters Southern Footprint with AT&T Fiber Deployments

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AT&T Fiber deployments can now reach 6 million locations across 61 metro markets, the carrier announced today. New markets are concentrated in the south and they include Columbus, Ga.; Lafayette, La., Montgomery, Ala. and Macon, Ga. AT&T says they are on target to reach 7...Learn More

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