* James Cable upgrades with CableServ
By Brian Santo
CableServ has been tapped by James Cable to expand the latter’s network bandwidth to 750 MHz. CableServ has an approach to perform the upgrade using a network’s existing amplifiers. CableServ said other customers include Persona Communications, Rogers, EastLink, Comcast, Charter Communications, Mediacom, Cox and Time Warner Cable.
* Covad releases wholesale partner list
By Traci Patterson
Covad Communications Group Inc. released a list of wholesale partners that are selling the company’s ADSL2+ business-class broadband service. Speakeasy, a unit of Best Buy, is the latest addition, and others include Lightning Bolt DSL and Bway.net.
ADSL2+ has been available for several years in countries with advanced broadband infrastructures, such as South Korea and Singapore, and Covad was one of the first providers to deploy it widely in the U.S.