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Verizon refuses to repair copper infrastructure, still set on forcing fiber conversion

Verizon refuses to repair copper infrastructure, still set on forcing fiber conversion Here’s how the Inquirer describes the situation: The customer is told that a technician truck will roll for repairs.If a flagged copper customer needing repairs ultimately declines fiber upgrade, the Verizon document commands: “Do not fix trouble” with the copper line.

Google wants to use wireless to bring gigabit Wi-Fi to more fiber customers

One problem that Google and its rivals both face, however, is the expense of running fiber to each individual home.It’s not clear, however, if 60GHz spectrum can be easily adapted to real-world conditions.

US internet speeds jump, but still lag worldwide: Ookla

US internet speeds jump, but still lag worldwide: Ookla net report for the US is in, and it’s got some good news: internet speeds have become noticeably faster.Broadband customers across the US are now seeing average speeds over 50Mps down for the first time — specifically, 54.

New York City declares Verizon broke FiOS rollout agreement, could sue company

New York City declares Verizon broke FiOS rollout agreement, could sue company As a result of this decision, the FCC issued declarations in 2008 and 2009 that prevented New York City’s Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) from continuing to regulate cable TV prices.Under the terms of its contract, Verizon has six months to fulfill a customer request for FiOS once that property has been “passed” by its fiber optic line.

Verizon workers can be fired for repairing copper lines

Verizon workers can be fired for repairing copper lines — about its copper infrastructure.That’s probably why the CWA showed up with documented proof Verizon told its technicians they could be fired if they attempted to repair copper infrastructure.