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AT&T’s McElfresh: Company is hitting “game speed” with fiber build, warns FierceTelecom

From FierceTelecom: Despite some supply chain issues earlier this year, AT&T leadership believes the momentum surrounding the company’s fiber build is stronger than ever and that 2022 will be a pivotal year for the company’s...

Latest Verizon customer news: Former Verizon execs talk strategy for Brightspeed’s $2B makeover of Lumen assets

From FierceTelecom: A trio of former Verizon executives is looking to take lessons learned from the operator’s Fios rollout to build an even better network under the Brightspeed name, as part of Apollo Global Management’s...

Apollo taps former Verizon execs to lead $2B fiber charge with Lumen assets, according to FierceTelecom

From FierceTelecom: Investment firm Apollo Global Management unveiled a plan to deploy fiber to 3 million locations across the 20-state ILEC footprint it acquired from Lumen Technologies earlier this year and installed a team of...

Latest Comcast customer news: Comcast hit by widespread Xfinity outages in major U.S. cities

From FierceTelecom: Comcast customers across Chicago, Philadelphia and parts of New Jersey suffered widespread broadband outages on Tuesday morning, just a day after users in San Francisco faced a similar predicament. Data from outage tracking website...

Verizon customers take note: Altice USA puts Verizon Fios on notice, targets 1M new fiber passings in 2022

From FierceTelecom: Altice USA is preparing to duke it out with Verizon Fios in the New York tri-state area, with executives outlining a plan to expand fiber to 1 million new locations in 2022 after...

Latest Verizon customer news: Verizon’s latest Fios passings mainly come from new builds

From FierceTelecom: Verizon CEO of Consumer Group Ronan Dunne says the company’s new Fios open-for-sale availabilities are mainly coming from new builds, including, for example, in the mid-Atlantic region, according to a new report from...

Take action against AT&T: AT&T bags $182M contract to upgrade USAID’s network

From FierceTelecom: AT&T locked in yet another government contract, securing a 10-year, $182 million deal to provide network upgrades and services to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The deal covers USAID’s domestic and international...

FierceTelecom on Comcast: Comcast reels in 300K broadband subs as growth slows

From FierceTelecom: Comcast raked in 300,000 broadband net additions in Q3 2021, a figure that was less than half the number it added last year and lower than the pre-pandemic gain it posted in the...

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Wells Fargo customers take note: The Sixers rocked the Wells Fargo Center

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: They have won every game Harden has played for them. Feels like something special is brewing. The...

Hold PayPal responsible: PayPal Hides Pay-Later Plan’s Overdraft Fee Risk, Suit Says

From Bloomberg Law: PayPal Inc. falsely touts its “Pay in 4" installment program to low-income customers as a free service,...

Take action against Wells Fargo: In latest Zelle scam, Wells Fargo customers lose thousands after fraudsters pose as bank employees

From WABC-TV: CONCORD, Calif. -- Amid the rise in popularity of quick-pay apps, scammers are also increasingly using digital payment...