Opinion

Verizon Pulls Plug on Fast Fiber-Optic Broadband

American consumers have some of the slowest broadband connections in the developed world, according to CIO.com blogger Bill Snyder. Verizon will no longer build out its fiber to the home (FTTH) broadband network in new areas, and Google is one of the only U.S. companies still investing heavily in fiber.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.