The number of fiber-to-the-home deployments will rise 30 percent annually over the next five years, says research firm Heavy Reading, with 130 million households likely to have fiber hookups by 2013.
Government official warns of the danger of falling behind other countries in broadband speeds.
Verizon Communications is almost finished building its Fios fiber-to-the-home network.
Mark Wegleitner, chief technology officer of the company's broadband division, talks about the Comcast-BitTorrent controversy and the future of Verizon's fiber-to-the-home network.
Verizon COO Denny Strigl says the company will target more large cities as it deploys its Fios fiber-to-the-home broadband and video service.
Verizon Communications is making its 50 Megabit per second service available throughout its entire fiber-to-the-home footprint, while also increasing the speed on lower tiers of service.
Earnings meet analyst expectations, and company continues to gain momentum through wireless and fiber-to-the-home business.
For the first time, the company discusses market details of its fiber-to-the-home network.