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Posts tagged “Fiber”

Updated 6:00 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock AT&T already seeking permits for rollout of ultrafast network

Don't be surprised if you are a Triangle resident - even in Durham, a non-AT&T market in the old telco days - and you see an AT&T crew touting "Gigapower" logos on shirts or trucks in the near future. The telecommunications giant is wasting no time in rolling out a fiber-optic network as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. With all six cities involved now on board, AT&T is moving fast - the old Ma Bell knows that Google could be a threat. So, too, is RST Fiber which has already targeted Wake Forest for testing. Watch out, folks, fiber is coming quickly.

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Updated July 18

Premium Lock With cities on board, N.C. Next Generation Network is rolling toward first big deployment target

When the Town of Carrboro inked its agreement with AT&T for deployment of a fiber network, the North Carolina Next Generation Network's goal of bringing ultrafast Internet service took a huge step toward network workout. The next big date: Oct. 1 as NCNGN and partners identify where they want AT&T to provide free net access. But Google Fiber remains an option. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the details.

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Updated July 17

Carrboro, AT&T reach agreement on ultrafast Internet network

Fiber optic network            The Town of Carrboro and AT&T have signed an agreement to open the way for AT&T to build an ultrafast Internet network. The AT&T plan is part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative. All six city governments involved have now signed on to the AT&T plan.

Updated June 25

Supreme Court: Aereo a cable company, not hardware provider

The broadcasters told the court, and the majority of the justices agreed, that Aereo's "competitors pay for the rights to retransmit 'live TV' to the public -- as they must to avoid liability for copyright infringement -- while Aereo does not."

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Updated June 25

Chapel Hill, AT&T reach agreement on ultrafast Internet network

Fiber optic network            Chapel Hill and AT&T have signed an agreement to open the way for AT&T to build an ultrafast Internet network. The AT&T plan is part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative. Five of six city governments involved have now signed on to the AT&T plan.

Updated June 18

Premium Lock Raleigh, AT&T reach agreement on ultrafast Internet network

The City of Raleigh and AT&T have signed an agreement to open the way for AT&T to build an ultrafast Internet network in Raleigh. The AT&T plan is part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative.

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June 18

Premium Lock Lingering email outage a black eye Time Warner Cable doesn't need

e-mail  Facing the threat of increased competition for high-speed Internet and cable TV customers, the last thing Time Warner Cable needed was a service problem. But it's got one - a week-long email "issue."

Updated June 13

Premium Lock Durham: Fiber agreement with AT&T isn't exclusive

Fiber optic network            The City of Durham's agreement with AT&T for the deployment of an ultrafast Internet agreement is not exclusive and therefore doesn't preclude a similar agreement with Google, says Deputy City Manager Wanda Page.

Updated June 13

Premium Lock Durham strikes agreement with AT&T for ultrafast Internet network

AT&T looks to grow   The City of Durham has reached an agreement with AT&T to deploy an ultrafast Internet network as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative. AT&T is seeking to build a fiber network ahead of Google, which has listed the Triangle as one of the targets for its Google Fiber network. Raleigh has given preliminary approval.

June 13

Premium Lock What's end game for AT&T in expanding to Durham? Meeting 'strong demand'

Thursday's agreement with the City of Durham for building of an ultrafast Internet network brings AT&T more than another step closer to deployment of the North Carolina Next Generation network. The move also takes the communication giant into what for it largely new market.

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Updated June 10

Premium Lock Winston-Salem strikes AT&T ultra-fast Internet deal; Carrboro next?

Fiber optic network            The City of Winston-Salem is the latest municipal participant in the North Carolina Next Generation Network project to make a deal with A&T for the deployment of an ultrafast Internet and entertainment network. Carrboro could be next.

June 6

Premium Lock Verizon to Netflix: Stop blaming us for bad video

Verizon Verizon Communications, the country's fourth-largest home Internet service provider, sent a letter to Netflix Inc. on Thursday, telling it to stop blaming Verizon for bad video quality or face a lawsuit.

Updated June 5

Premium Lock NC IDEA awards $270,000 to 6 Triangle startups; how much each gets remains to be resolved

Dollar sign From cloud computing to helping consumers get out of cellphone contracts to software that reduces "digital distractions," six Triangle firms are getting a financial boost from economic development group NC IDEA.

Updated June 5

Premium Lock Overlooked: AT&T-DirecTV deal means more fixed wireless broadband

AT&T is touting to regulators that its proposed acquisition of DirecTV would enable the combined company to speed up deployment for ultra-fast Internet and entertainment networks. But buried deep in an SEC filing, AT&T also offers the prospect of more fixed wireless broadband at cable-like speeds. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear al a carte content offerings are on the menu.

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Updated June 3

Premium Lock AT&T to regulators: Approve DirecTV deal, get fiber sooner

Fiber optic network            In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T Inc. said Tuesday that if it's allowed to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber connections into more homes to boost their Internet connection speeds. The Triangle is among the markets on AT&T's fiber deployment list.

Updated May 30

Premium Lock AT&T beats Time Warner Cable in speed, says new YouTube data

Which high-speed Internet service delivers the most consistent high-definition quality service in the Raleigh area? AT&T's U-Verse, says a new rankings system launched by Google-owned YouTube.

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Updated May 23

Premium Lock Cox plans gigabit Internet speed services in three cities

Fiber optic network            The move will bring its service in line with Google's fiber rollout in cities such as Kansas City and Provo, Utah, and Austin, Texas; and an AT&T rollout in Austin and a planned offering in Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina.

Updated May 20

Premium Lock Why is AT&T on such a tech binge? Rapid change, NCSU economist says

From the $48.5 billion bid to acquire DirecTV to its plans to deploy fiber optic services in the Triangle, AT&T is on a technology binge. What's going on? NCSU Economist Dr. Michael Walden sees a variety of reasons in this exclusive WRAL TechWire conversation.

AT&T touts its GigaPower   AT&T touts its GigaPower

May 12

Premium Lock Cary agrees to lease terms for Google Fiber 'huts'

Fiber optic network            Cary's Town Council says it has struck an agreement with Google for lease terms that would allow Google to place "fiber huts" in the town's limits should Google chose to deploy its super-fast Internet and entertainment network in the Triangle.

May 9

Premium Lock Internet companies ask FCC to ditch net neutrality plan

Net Neutrality More than 100 companies ranging from startups to web giants filed a letter this week calling on the FCC to rethink its path on protecting and preserving an open, equal Internet - a debate that is nearing a boiling point on Capitol Hill.

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