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Verizon CEO details 'wireless fiber' 5G deployment trials

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam offered up some details on his company's ongoing 5G trials and the cost savings they could present in limiting installation work in and around the home.

Verizon strike had significant impact on installations in Q2, cratering wireline business

The seven-week strike that ended in late May had a crippling impact on Verizon's wireline installation operation, resulting in the company losing 41,000 FiOS pay-TV customers and 13,000 FiOS high-speed internet users.

Amazon scores patent for installing drone docks on cell towers

Amazon's newly awarded patent is for a docking station to be installed on cell towers, and light and utility poles, that will allow the drones used in its Prime Air delivery service to recharge.

Comcast makes push for X1 in custom install market

As it aggressively showcases its X1 video product in the run to the platform's big coming-out party, the Rio Summer Olympic Games, Comcast has opened the doors to its CXI unit, which supports the custom installation channel.

Verizon: NG-PON2 could enhance FTTP installation, set stage for customer self-provisioning

Verizon said that NG-PON2, the next generation of PON technology, will make the installation process for fiber-to-the-premises in residences and businesses more efficient.

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