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Content posted in January 2019
Calix GigaMesh Ups CSPs' Smart Home Revenue, Sub Experience
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1/31/2019   Post a comment
Calix today unveiled the EXOS-powered GigaMesh wireless satellite member of its Smart Home and Business solutions family.
LatAm Glitters for Sparkle's Colombian PoP
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1/28/2019   Post a comment
In response to increased international and regional demand, Sparkle opens first of two new points of presence in Colombia.
ZTE Unveils Multi-Gigabit WiFi Home Gateway
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1/28/2019   Post a comment
The ZXHN F2867S is capable of delivering WiFi connectivity at up to 6 Gbit/s and boasts an integrated XGS-PON interface.
Cox Hits Home Run as Tech Sponsor for Howard Hughes' Baseball Stadium
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1/25/2019   Post a comment
Under the agreement, Cox Business will provide Internet, managed WiFi, distributed antenna system and video-voice services to create a connected guest experience in the Las Vegas Ballpark, home to Las Vegas Aviators, the city's Triple-A baseball team of the Pacific Coast League and affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.
Frontier Connects to Equinix Cloud
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1/24/2019   Post a comment
Cloud leverages Frontier's Ethernet network and Equinix's interconnection and data center services to bring business customers a high-performing, fully managed cloud service.
ADTRAN Reports 4Q 2018 Earnings, Announces Dividend
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1/24/2019   Post a comment
For the last quarter of 2018, sales reached $140.1 million compared with $126.8 million in the year-ago period.
OpenVault: Broadband Surged in 2018, Including Among 1TB 'Super Users'
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1/22/2019   Post a comment
Both average and median data usage for year-end 2018 increased when compared with year-end 2017 statistics, found OpenVault. Around holiday season, Amazon registers major growth within connected device footprint.
Windstream Wholesale Extends Core Fiber Network Into Canada
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1/18/2019   Post a comment
New colocation pact with Cologix provides connectivity into Montreal data centers for customers.
Telstra Launches Continuous Connection on Asian Subsea Broadband
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1/18/2019   Post a comment
Working with partners Ciena and Ericsson, Telstra's new rapid restoration service on its busiest subsea cable routes in Asia helps keep customers continuously connected.
Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Picks Calix GigaSpire for Smart Home WiFi
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1/17/2019   Post a comment
Because GigaSpire Blast blends WiFi 6 connectivity with full network management capabilities via Calix Support Cloud, Winnebago delivers an unparalleled broadband experience to its customers.
Orange Enters TeleSurveillance Space in France
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1/16/2019   Post a comment
In partnership with insurance giant Groupama, Orange creates Protectline, a home telesurveillance company for the French market.
Heavy Reading & Incognito Research Highlights Global Challenges in Scaling Fiber-Based Services
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1/15/2019   Post a comment
Migrating customers to new fiber networks is the top technical and business migration challenge for global providers when introducing fiber services.
MS3 Expands Fiber-Based Offerings to ISPs
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1/15/2019   Post a comment
Fiber network operator MS3 of Hull upgraded its network and data-center reach in its more to expand wholesale and consumer services.
Telefónica Picks Wind River Titanium Cloud for UNICA Initiative
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1/14/2019   Post a comment
Telefónica UNICA network virtualization project advances edge cloud compute use cases such as vRAN, MEC and 5G applications, using Wind River Titanium Cloud virtualization platform.
Broadcom Adds Ex-Intel, Ex-Google Exec Bryant to Board
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1/14/2019   Post a comment
Former Intel and Google Cloud executive Diane Bryant has four US patents and more than 30 years of leadership in global semiconductor, enterprise IT solution development and deployment, and cloud computing services industries.
Windstream Brings 1-Gig Internet to SMBs in Early 2019
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1/9/2019   Post a comment
Windstream is expanding availability of its Kinetic fiber Internet services to one third of commercial locations in its primarily rural, 16-state footprint.
Hulu Tops 25M Subscribers in 2018
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1/9/2019   Post a comment
Hulu's customer reach extends beyond that of the country's largest cable and satellite pay-TV providers.
Telefónica Deploys Nagra Security System Platform
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1/8/2019   Post a comment
Now Telefónica has one 4K-ready content protection system to secure multiple devices types, from existing set-top boxes to next generation set-top boxes, plus multiple use cases.
Arvig Extends Fiber Network Throughout Omaha Area
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1/8/2019   Post a comment
Broadband service provider expands its fiber network from Scott County to the Nebraska Data Centers in Omaha.
Intelsat Joins GSMA to Spark Integration in 5G World
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1/8/2019   Post a comment
Membership designed to meld terrestrial and satellite solutions, create hybrid networks and advance 5G development together.
Huawei Touts Wireless Fiber Solution
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1/4/2019   Post a comment
Huawei pitches an enhanced LTE solution, including wideband 4T4R and massive MIMO, as an alternative to fixed broadband systems.

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Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?

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