Monthly Archives: July 2012

Free Report: Google Fiber Plans to Change the Business Model for FTTH

We are offering a free copy of our research note regarding Google Fiber.  If you are interested – please send an email to with your contact info and we will get a copy to you straightaway!

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Google Fiber Outlines its Plans, Prices and Product – but no ESPN?

Google Fiber formally announced the upcoming launch of its 1Gb/s fiber-based broadband services for Kansas City with additional details of the service, the devices and the pricing, along with more information on its Google Fiber TV product. The lucky folks that … Continue reading

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Verizon Getting Aggressive with Copper Plant Shutdown

Between Verizon’s 2Q12 earnings call and Lowell McAdam’s (Verizon’s Chairman & CEO) participation at the Guggenheim Securities Symposium, there was a lot of talk last week regarding the controlled shutdown of its copper plant. Verizon has made no secret of its plans … Continue reading

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Latest Issue of “The Voice of Broadband” Newsletter (Vol. 7, Issue 4) Now Available

The latest issue of our monthly newsletter “The Voice of Broadband” is now available for download. In this issue we highlight the following: Gig.U and US Ignite Partner M2M Gaining Momentum Openreach Commercially Launches FTTP GSA Updates on LTE Progress … Continue reading

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The Night of Derecho (AKA The Day the Data Center Died)

Last Friday evening, a derecho  (a widespread and long-lived straight-line windstorm that is associated with a fast-moving band of severe thunderstorms) hit the eastern part of the U.S.   The storm was like a tornado without the funnel or a hurricane … Continue reading

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