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With Wireline Providers Underinvesting, Who Will Make Broadband Infrastructure Push?

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AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their broadband wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note. From Fierce Telecom.

AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note.

The research firm noted that outside of Verizon’s FiOS FTTH deployments, the overall U.S. telecom industry has not kept pace with cable in terms of broadband.

“Except for Verizon’s FiOS footprint, the US telecom industry has underinvested in broadband,” said Mark Stodden, VP and senior credit officer for Moody’s Investor Service. “Market share gains of cable operators will persist given the capital required to catch up.”

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Source: Moody’s: Wireline providers are underinvesting in broadband | FierceTelecom

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Infrastructure Bill With Higher Speeds, 5G Apple Phones, California Broadband, FTC Bill

Leaked infra proposal has base 100 Mbps speeds, Apple’s phones getting 5G, Newsom signs broadband bill, FTC money recovery bill.

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY

Broadband Breakfast Insight: Will the cable or the telco incumbents make the first move to the gigabit fiber future? The answer may be “none of the above.” Public-private partnerships unallied with either camp may make the next move in getting infrastructure to the smart cities of the future. ->

AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their broadband wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note. From Fierce Telecom.

AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note.

The research firm noted that outside of Verizon’s FiOS FTTH deployments, the overall U.S. telecom industry has not kept pace with cable in terms of broadband.

“Except for Verizon’s FiOS footprint, the US telecom industry has underinvested in broadband,” said Mark Stodden, VP and senior credit officer for Moody’s Investor Service. “Market share gains of cable operators will persist given the capital required to catch up.”

[more…]

Source: Moody’s: Wireline providers are underinvesting in broadband | FierceTelecom

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FCC Eyes Cuban Radio Interference, Euro Court on Google Antitrust, Blog Says Passive Infrastructure Needed

FCC investigating radio interference on island, Euro court to decide on Google in November, FSF says passive infrastructure access needed.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Broadband Breakfast Insight: Will the cable or the telco incumbents make the first move to the gigabit fiber future? The answer may be “none of the above.” Public-private partnerships unallied with either camp may make the next move in getting infrastructure to the smart cities of the future. ->

AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their broadband wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note. From Fierce Telecom.

AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note.

The research firm noted that outside of Verizon’s FiOS FTTH deployments, the overall U.S. telecom industry has not kept pace with cable in terms of broadband.

“Except for Verizon’s FiOS footprint, the US telecom industry has underinvested in broadband,” said Mark Stodden, VP and senior credit officer for Moody’s Investor Service. “Market share gains of cable operators will persist given the capital required to catch up.”

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Source: Moody’s: Wireline providers are underinvesting in broadband | FierceTelecom

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Cox CEO Leaving, ISPs Spent $234M on Lobbying, Fixed-Wireless As Key to Bridge Divide

CEO Esser to step down, ISPs spent $234 million lobbying in two years, fixed-wireless as solution to digital divide.

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Cox CEO Patrick Esser

Broadband Breakfast Insight: Will the cable or the telco incumbents make the first move to the gigabit fiber future? The answer may be “none of the above.” Public-private partnerships unallied with either camp may make the next move in getting infrastructure to the smart cities of the future. ->

AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their broadband wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note. From Fierce Telecom.

AT&T, Verizon and other large incumbent providers are not putting as much capital into their wireline network infrastructure, leaving them open to further challenges from cable operators, says Moody’s in a new research note.

The research firm noted that outside of Verizon’s FiOS FTTH deployments, the overall U.S. telecom industry has not kept pace with cable in terms of broadband.

“Except for Verizon’s FiOS footprint, the US telecom industry has underinvested in broadband,” said Mark Stodden, VP and senior credit officer for Moody’s Investor Service. “Market share gains of cable operators will persist given the capital required to catch up.”

[more…]

Source: Moody’s: Wireline providers are underinvesting in broadband | FierceTelecom

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