Telcos Mix Copper, Fiber in IPTV Diet

Brown, Karen
March 2006
Multichannel News;3/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p34
Focuses on the significant role of Internet Protocol in the efforts of telephone companies to use a mix of fiber and copper network assets to field television (TV) to their customers. Number of broadband customers of SureWest Communications tapping data and TV service using copper-based digital subscriber line (DSL) connections and customers accessing those services via fiber; Impact of the bandwidth limit on telephone companies relying in part on copper; Bandwidth capacity of the Very High Speed DSL2.


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