Tag: copper retirement

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, CWA reach copper network settlement in Pennsylvania

June 6, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached an agreement under which the telco will make a number of infrastructure upgrades to its copper infrastructure in Pennsylvania, following complaints that the telco was allegedly not performing necessary upkeep […]

News, Regulations

Verizon accused by CWA, consumer groups of forcing copper customers onto fiber

November 1, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is facing new accusations from the CWA and two consumer advocacy groups which claim that the telco continues to threaten to cut off service to DSL and legacy voice customers unless they switch to fiber. The charges come as […]


Verizon offers no alternative to NYC copper retirement for EoC providers

March 16, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is seeing another challenge its copper retirement plans in New York City from competitive carrier Transbeam, which says its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) customers could be compromised. The telco says that Transbeam’s call to delay the migration of copper […]

News, Regulations, Worldwide equipment

Verizon says TelePacific, competitors have plenty of time to respond copper retirement notices

January 5, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) says that TelePacific and other CLECs have plenty of time to respond to the ILEC community’s efforts to retire copper in their wireline serving areas. At issue is a request TelePacific made from the FCC in November […]