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Verizon CFO says company underestimated LTE data demand

Give people a bigger pipe and they'll hoover up more data. Sounds self-evident, but capacity planners at Verizon were surprised by the amount of data-hogging as the company rolled out its LTE fourth-generation network.

FCC should be broadband 'cop on the beat,' says chairman

The Federal Communications Commission needs to be the "cop on the beat" when it comes to policing broadband competition, said the agency's top official this week.

Spotlight: FCC reverses course on taxing broadband services

Facing public opposition, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reversed course on its proposal for a broadband Internet service tax.

Cable looks to take piece of telehealth market controlled by telcos

Cable companies have, so far, outdone telecoms in the drive to get broadband into homes. In the process, they have managed to take a huge chunk of phone business, in the form of VoIP, away from the

Cable, telcos square off in battle for subscribers

The migration of consumers from video to broadband viewing and the subsequent change in subscriber numbers in different segments of providers' quarterly reports, is telling: cable operators are

Broadband, VoIP bundles could push market to saturation?

A recent report from analysts at Point Topic put forth some nice figures about the health of the VoIP market. They estimated that one in five broadband subscribers had a VoIP service connected as

Telcos not just losing voice subs

I stand corrected. Every report that shows subscribers dropping from telco rolls has had me thinking that they've just switched to using VoIP service over broadband or their cell phones. The

MetaSwitch exceeds 200 ILEC customers

MetaSwitch announced it signed more than 20 new ILEC customers in the second-quarter and now has deployed its IP communications software to more than 200 ILECs. The company said the strong growth in

NextGenTel buys 23,000 VoIP sub lines

TeliaSonera subsidiary NextGenTel announced it purchased 23,000 VoIP subscriber lines from Tele2 Norway. NextGenTel will pay roughly $15.5 million for the VoIP lines and 74,000 additional broadband

Cisco may enter CDN space; AT&T, Qwest get tweeting

> Cisco may enter CDN space > CWA "Ready to Strike" ringtone ready for action > Reward for info on AT&T SF cable cut boosted to $250K > AT&T tweets California fiber cut info >