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Angola Cables & Nokia Trial Direct Optical Fiber Link Between Africa & US
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11/13/2019   Post a comment
Trial successfully completed in a collaborative effort to provide a direct, low-latency Trans-Atlantic path from Luanda to Boca Raton, Fla.
Atlantic Broadband Continues Fiber Expansion in Virginia
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11/13/2019   Post a comment
FTTH network will provide high-speed broadband to about 2,700 homes and businesses.
Prysmian Group Sees Profitability Grow in First 9 Months of 2019
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11/12/2019   Post a comment
In the submarine telecommunications cable market, the Group acquired an important project in Chile early in the year.
ADTRAN, Broadcom, Cisco & Nokia Complete Broadband Forum Gfast Certification
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11/12/2019   Post a comment
By participating and finishing the UNH-IOL program developed with Broadband Forum, ADTRAN, Broadcom, Cisco and Nokia extend the universe of certified equipment ready for mass deployment ahead of next Gfast Plugfest.
UK's toob Signs Netadmin for Automated Customer Journey to Fiber
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11/12/2019   Post a comment
Netadmin, a key provider of software purposely built for fiber operators starting, transitioning to or operating a fiber business, today announced that toob Ltd. selected Netadmin to create a fully automated customer journey.
Altran & Edgecore Debut Interoperable Virtualized Broadband Access Solution
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11/7/2019   Post a comment
Standards-based solution gives operators more control and delivers the benefits of virtualization with open networking frameworks.
Prysmian Group, TPG Telecom Build '10 Gig Adelaide,' Perhaps Australia's Smartest City
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11/6/2019   Post a comment
The multi-phase, multi-year solution includes a high-speed, fiber-optic data network specifically designed for big-data users in the Australian city.
Volta Networks & Delta Team Up to Accelerate Cloud-Native Virtual Routing
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11/6/2019   Post a comment
Volta Elastic Virtual Routing Engine (VEVRE) now runs on hardware vendor Delta's open network switches to support TIP's Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway and other applications, reducing capex and opex.
ADTRAN Reports Q3 Earnings & Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
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10/30/2019   Post a comment
ADTRAN reported revenue of $114.1 million for its third-quarter 2019, compared to $140.3 million for the third quarter of 2018.
Telia Carrier Expands US Fiber Network
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10/29/2019   Post a comment
The project is part of the company's ongoing expansion of its North American network, and includes new metro networks in Northern Virginia and Atlanta, providing flexible connections to data centers in both cities.
CityFibre & Calix Disrupt UK Broadband Market by Becoming First in Europe to Announce NG-PON2 Plans
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10/29/2019   Post a comment
Innovative full-fiber wholesaler CityFibre turbo-charges the UK's most advanced broadband network with AXOS, racing past competition and reinforcing the Calix everyPON strategy.
everyPON Strategy Electrifies TN as Local Utility Future-Proofs Network With AXOS
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10/29/2019   Post a comment
Johnson City-based BrightRidge drives success in a greenfield deployment with simplified network from Calix.
GVTC Introduces Market Leading Premium WiFi Service in Texas
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10/28/2019   Post a comment
Texas Hill Country homes say 'See Ya' to buffering and dead spots by using GVTC Premium WiFi powered by WiFi 6 and Calix GigaSpire BLAST.
Samsung SmartThings Joins Calix Revenue EDGE Family
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10/28/2019   Post a comment
Enables CSPs of all sizes to provide a Samsung-managed offering for subs' homes, enabled by Calix Support Cloud, with insights derived from Calix Marketing Cloud to improve upsales and stickiness.
ADTRAN's New 100G Transport Streamlines Scale, Simplifies Economics for 10G PON Services
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10/28/2019   Post a comment
Immediately allows operators to expand the range and reach of high-capacity FTTH deployments with TA5000.
Calix Announces Revenue EDGE That Gives CSPs the Ammo to Combat OTTs
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10/28/2019   Post a comment
By integrating real-time subscriber insights and adding new revenue-generating suites, CSPs can combat OTT providers' inroads into home WiFi.
Two Electric Coops Light Up Cloud Communications With Alianza VoIP Solution
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10/27/2019   Post a comment
Bundling phone services to residential and business customers plays an integral part in broadband initiatives as it enhances the business case for fiber deployments.
Ubicquia & Altiostar Expand Partnership to Accelerate Rural Broadband
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10/24/2019   Post a comment
Ubicquia's new Ubimetro CBRS small cell, which is Altiostar vRAN-enabled, has fiber and DOCSIS backhaul that lets providers leverage local fiber and cable infrastructure to close the digital divide.
SmartRG Delivers First prpl-Based Open CPE Solutions
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10/23/2019   Post a comment
SmartOS 11 is first commercial software solution for customer premises equipment based completely on the prplWrt project.
Calix Announces Q3 Results
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10/23/2019   Post a comment
Calix CEO Carl Russo discusses and discloses the company's third-quarter results in a letter to shareholders.
Swiss Utility WWZ Energie Lights Up Gig Broadband With Calix
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10/22/2019   Post a comment
With help from network and cloud provider Broadband Networks, Swiss utility WWZ Energie deploys future-proof fiber network based on multiple Calix solutionWith help from network and cloud provider Broadband Networks and Calix Professional Services, Swiss utility WWZ Energie deploys future-proof fiber network based on multiple Calix solutions.
Virgin Media Brings Gig1 to Greater Manchester Area
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10/22/2019   Post a comment
This is the second city to get Gig1 and the next step in the operator's plan to bring high-speed broadband using D3.1 to nearly 15 million UK homes by the end of 2021 – the entire Virgin Media network.
Sivers IMA Joins NXP Semiconductors' Ecosystem for 5G-NR Solutions, Like FWA
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10/21/2019   Post a comment
Sivers IMA collaborates with NXP Semiconductors to deliver solution for 5G-NR, including fixed wireless access.
Smartcom Unveils Customizable CPEs
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10/18/2019   Post a comment
Smartcom has launched a family of residential devices with a customizable operating system.
ADTRAN & toob Expedite UK's Gig Future
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10/16/2019   Post a comment
Broadband provider accelerates gigabit fiber connections across the south of England by deploying ADTRAN TA5000 gigabit services platform and meeting toob's accelerated rollout pace.
Comcast Business Partners to Serve US Customers in Canada
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10/16/2019   Post a comment
Under a newly signed partnership pact with iTel Networks, Comcast Business will deliver managed broadband services to US-based enterprise customers with a presence in Canada.
Prysmian Group Enters IoT With Alesea AI for Cable Drums
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10/15/2019   Post a comment
Developed in conjunction with Prysmian Group's Corporate Hub innovation center, Alesea offers near real-time monitoring of cable drums worldwide.
CityFibre Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary of Gigabity City Rollout
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10/14/2019   Post a comment
UK's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport visits area and views results of CityFibre's "huge amount of sustained mobilization to engage with local stakeholders, communities and the supply chain."
ADTRAN Announces Preliminary Q3 Revenue of $114M
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10/10/2019   Post a comment
Vendor expects to discuss earnings during a conference call on October 31.
Coop Puts 35% Savings From Calix Cloud Into Enhanced WiFi With GigaSpire
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10/10/2019   Post a comment
Calix Cloud Support cut calls 35% and reduced time an average of 55%, allowing Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative to reinvest savings into areas like home WiFi solutions running on 93% fiber infrastructure.
Verizon & NEC Drive New Smart-City Traffic Uses for Existing Fiber
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10/8/2019   Post a comment
The trial used existing network infrastructure and fiber with new NEC AI-enhanced optical-sensor technology to intelligently monitor traffic that could help emergency responders reach victims faster and keep city infrastructure safer, more cost-effectively, by proactively monitoring aging bridges and tunnels.
Nokia Develops Quillion Chipsets to Power Multi-PON, Next-Gen Access Networks
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10/8/2019   Post a comment
Designed to make it easier for operators to deploy future-proof copper and fiber networks and move to 10-gig services, the new family of products combines current and next-generation fiber access technologies in one chip.
Arvig Uses CrowdFiber Tech to Help Customers Find Their Best Broadband Service
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10/7/2019   Post a comment
With CrowdFiber's geotargeting software, prospective Arvig subscribers get personalized service offerings based on accurate bandwidth speeds based on their locations.
European Space Agency Beams In On Adesto for Next-Gen Satellite
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10/7/2019   Post a comment
Co-funded initiative focuses on enabling configurable Ku and Ka band user terminals for future satellite and 5G communications.
RCN, Grande & Wave Business Solutions Launch Enhanced WiFi for SMBs
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10/3/2019   Post a comment
New offering, powered by eero's TrueMesh system of multiple access points, provides greater WiFi coverage and an enhanced experience for employees and customers.
Greenlight Networks Expands Fiber Network Into Greece, NY
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10/2/2019   Post a comment
High-speed broadband now accessible to 2,900 households, with construction starting soon to 3,400 additional homesteads.
Zzoomm Zips Into Henley-on-Thames With Full Fiber
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10/2/2019   Post a comment
Startup plans to bring high-speed broadband to more than 1 million UK homes and businesses in five years, using XGS-PON and fiber.
TiVo Adds Video Service, New Hardware for Cable Subscribers & Cordcutters
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10/2/2019   Post a comment
TiVo+ combines an array of streaming services with existing TV subscriptions in one place through the TiVo experience; TiVo EDGE boasts 4K UHD, Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos capabilities.
Everstream's Intent to Buy LightBound Fiber Assets Accelerates Entry to Indy
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10/1/2019   Post a comment
With acquisition from DataBank, Everstream will service Indianapolis with more than 800 route-miles of fiber.
New SCCN Subsea Cable to Link Australia, New Zealand & US
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10/1/2019   Post a comment
Telstra to acquire a 25% equity interest in SCCN, joining existing shareholders Singtel, Spark and Verizon.
Calix ConneXions Day Event Focuses on Electric Coops & Broadband
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10/1/2019   Post a comment
Electric Cooperative Summit at ConneXions, a dedicated summit debuting at this year's event in Las Vegas, will feature speakers from around the country and NRECA 'thought leaders' as moderators.
MobiTV & Consolidated Partner to Bring Next-Gen TV to New England Subscribers
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10/1/2019   Post a comment
Consolidated Communications' new CCiTV Service, powered by MobiTV Connect Platform, features IP-based video and on-demand content from top networks.
Vecima Doubles DAA Node Capacity, Preps for 10G
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10/1/2019   Post a comment
Vecima's Entra EN8112 node has single RPD supporting one downstream service group and two upstream service groups or operators can use two RPDs equipped as the EN8124 node to support two downstream service groups and four upstream service groups.
SCTE•ISBE Elects Charter, Cox Execs to Chair, Vice Chair Positions
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9/30/2019   Post a comment
Tom Adams, EVP of field operations for Charter Communications, was elected chairman and Kevin Hart, EVP and chief product and technology officer for Cox Communications, was elected vice chair of SCTE•ISBE Board. Meena Soleiman, vice president, Finance and Business Operations for Comcast and Steve Williams, vice president, DOCSIS Network Operations, Charter Communications, will continue as secretary.
Global Broadband Access Gear Hits $3.2B, Despite Tough Times for Cable
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9/26/2019   Post a comment
In its Q2 2019 Broadband Access and Home Networking Quarterly Report, Dell'Oro Group tracks several highs and few lows of most recent sales.
Volta & Edgecore Accelerate Cloud-Native Virtual Routing Deployments
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9/26/2019   Post a comment
The Volta Elastic Virtual Routing Engine (VEVRE) now runs on Edgecore AS7316-26XB switches, and is part of a solution designed to cut providers' costs by 90% versus proprietary, hardware-based routers.
HughesNet Crosses Into Mexico
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9/25/2019   Post a comment
Hughes' high-speed satellite broadband service will become available across Mexico in October.
Verizon & Calix Deliver 34 Gbit/s Over Fiber via Bonded ONT Tech
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9/24/2019   Post a comment
To reach 34 Gbit/s, Verizon and Calix extended intelligence and improved wire speed to the ONT by bonding all four available wavelength channels using software, achieving service data rates in excess of individual wavelength channel capacity.
ADTRAN & Talkie Partner on XGS-PON, All-Fiber Network
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9/24/2019   Post a comment
Talkie Communications partners with ADTRAN to build 10G future-proof, all-fiber network to connect rural Maryland.
Devolo to Debut Managed WiFi Service at BBWF 2019
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9/24/2019   Post a comment
Known primarily for its OEM hardware, Devolo enters managed service market with WiFi offering for ISPs and CSPs.
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