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Nearly One Third of AT&T’s Fiber Subscribers Take a Gigabit of Service

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Broadband Breakfast Insight: The need for speed is here, and is here to stay. You don’t build a next century network to accomodate the current capacity, but the capacity that people are going to be using. Here is more evidence that the future is coming sooner rather than later.

AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds

AT&T says more of its customers are purchasing higher speeds of 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps in areas where it has built out FTTH services.

The service provider is ahead of its FTTH build-out schedule with 4 million consumers connected to the network today. This illustrates that the telco is getting closer to its goal to serve 12.5 million locations with fiber-based broadband service.

John Stephens, SVP and CFO of AT&T, told investors during its fourth-quarter earnings call that while not every consumer wants 1 Gbps, a growing base of customers are taking this top tier.

“Thirty percent of our customers are taking a Gig,” Stephens said.

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Source: AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds | FierceTelecom

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Boost Bundles TeleHealth, $100M For South Dakota Broadband, Frequencz Gets Financing

Boost is bundling telehealth services, South Dakota planning $100 million for broadband, Frequencz gets $4 million in capital.

Benjamin Kahn

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South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem

Broadband Breakfast Insight: The need for speed is here, and is here to stay. You don’t build a next century network to accomodate the current capacity, but the capacity that people are going to be using. Here is more evidence that the future is coming sooner rather than later.

AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds

AT&T says more of its customers are purchasing higher speeds of 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps in areas where it has built out FTTH services.

The service provider is ahead of its FTTH build-out schedule with 4 million consumers connected to the network today. This illustrates that the telco is getting closer to its goal to serve 12.5 million locations with fiber-based broadband service.

John Stephens, SVP and CFO of AT&T, told investors during its fourth-quarter earnings call that while not every consumer wants 1 Gbps, a growing base of customers are taking this top tier.

“Thirty percent of our customers are taking a Gig,” Stephens said.

[more…]

Source: AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds | FierceTelecom

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NY Sued Over Low-Cost Internet, Apple Antitrust Allegations, CETF Concludes Surveys, 5G Device Growth

New York sued over $15 internet, Apple faces EU antitrust allegations, California surveys conclude, and 5G device adoption grows.

Benjamin Kahn

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New York faces backlash from telcos over new bill that establishes low-tier service.

Broadband Breakfast Insight: The need for speed is here, and is here to stay. You don’t build a next century network to accomodate the current capacity, but the capacity that people are going to be using. Here is more evidence that the future is coming sooner rather than later.

AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds

AT&T says more of its customers are purchasing higher speeds of 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps in areas where it has built out FTTH services.

The service provider is ahead of its FTTH build-out schedule with 4 million consumers connected to the network today. This illustrates that the telco is getting closer to its goal to serve 12.5 million locations with fiber-based broadband service.

John Stephens, SVP and CFO of AT&T, told investors during its fourth-quarter earnings call that while not every consumer wants 1 Gbps, a growing base of customers are taking this top tier.

“Thirty percent of our customers are taking a Gig,” Stephens said.

[more…]

Source: AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds | FierceTelecom

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Verizon Selling Digital Properties, Florida Aims To Limit Social Media Bans, Starry Participating In EBB

Verizon is selling Yahoo and AOL, Florida going after social platforms, and Starry is getting in on EBB.

Benjamin Kahn

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

Broadband Breakfast Insight: The need for speed is here, and is here to stay. You don’t build a next century network to accomodate the current capacity, but the capacity that people are going to be using. Here is more evidence that the future is coming sooner rather than later.

AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds

AT&T says more of its customers are purchasing higher speeds of 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps in areas where it has built out FTTH services.

The service provider is ahead of its FTTH build-out schedule with 4 million consumers connected to the network today. This illustrates that the telco is getting closer to its goal to serve 12.5 million locations with fiber-based broadband service.

John Stephens, SVP and CFO of AT&T, told investors during its fourth-quarter earnings call that while not every consumer wants 1 Gbps, a growing base of customers are taking this top tier.

“Thirty percent of our customers are taking a Gig,” Stephens said.

[more…]

Source: AT&T says 30% of FTTH subs are purchasing 1 Gbps speeds | FierceTelecom

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