AT&T launches U-verse with GigaPower in Dallas/Fort Worth

This summer AT&T says it will begin lighting up Dallas, Fort Worth, and surrounding Texas cities with U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, its symmetrical 1-Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service.


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VI Systems patents 40-Gbps VCSEL

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IEEE launches 25 Gigabit Ethernet Study Group

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XO Communications adds Infinera DTN-X for packet optical transport

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Türk Telekom adds Alcatel-Lucent router to IP core network

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Verizon wireline revenues show rare year-on-year growth

07/22/2014 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) reported that operating income and earnings per share for the second q...

Vodafone to share fiber with Portugal Telecom

07/22/2014 Vodafone Group says that Vodafone Portugal and Portugal Telecom have signed an agreement to deploy and share fiber-op...
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