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CenturyLink must expand fiber to ward off Google Fiber, cable competitors, says Wells Fargo

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CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) and cable operators like Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) building out into new areas.

Jennifer Fritzsche, senior analyst for telecommunications services at Wells Fargo, said in a research note that CenturyLink will face two scenarios: proactively build out fiber or work to satisfy the growing needs of its special access competitor customers.

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Only one word: competition, competition, competition

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Libraries Can Be a Resource for Algorithm Governance and Data Technology 

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Photo of Don Means of the Gigabit Library Network

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) and cable operators like Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) building out into new areas.

Jennifer Fritzsche, senior analyst for telecommunications services at Wells Fargo, said in a research note that CenturyLink will face two scenarios: proactively build out fiber or work to satisfy the growing needs of its special access competitor customers.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fiercetelecom.com

Only one word: competition, competition, competition

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Report Highlights Importance Of Satellite Technologies, Secure Data and Communications

The report on new technologies and data lays out importance of data security and satellite communications.

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Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) and cable operators like Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) building out into new areas.

Jennifer Fritzsche, senior analyst for telecommunications services at Wells Fargo, said in a research note that CenturyLink will face two scenarios: proactively build out fiber or work to satisfy the growing needs of its special access competitor customers.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fiercetelecom.com

Only one word: competition, competition, competition

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FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Funds Ineligible for School and Library Self-Provisioned Networks

The FCC’s May 10 order said schools and libraries could not use connectivity funds to build self-provisioned networks.

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CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) and cable operators like Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) building out into new areas.

Jennifer Fritzsche, senior analyst for telecommunications services at Wells Fargo, said in a research note that CenturyLink will face two scenarios: proactively build out fiber or work to satisfy the growing needs of its special access competitor customers.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fiercetelecom.com

Only one word: competition, competition, competition

See on Scoop.itBroadbandPolicy

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