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Content posted in December 2018
Comcast Selected for Worthington Broadband Project
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12/26/2018   Post a comment
Project will utilize Massachusetts state and local funds to support network construction.
Calix Adds CAF II Performance Testing to Smart Home & Business Solution
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12/20/2018   1 comment
Calix incorporates recently released smart-home solution, enabling service providers to meet requirements ahead of FCC deadline.
AirTies & Broadcom Collaborate on WiFi 6 for Smart Homes
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12/20/2018   Post a comment
Agreement includes AirTies' Smart WiFi and cloud management software, Broadcom's WiFi 6 platforms and WiFi 6 chipsets.
ADTRAN Debuts Affordable CAF II Solutions for Rural Subs
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12/18/2018   1 comment
Next-generation FTTN platform gives service providers low-cost, low-maintenance and flexible deployment solutions to connect hard-to-reach subscribers.
Telecoms Can Reap €200B Digital Transformation Benefit: Report
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12/17/2018   Post a comment
An Arthur D. Little report, released today, finds telecoms can earn billions in 'free cash flow,' yet many providers around the world lag in adoption of these technologies and strategies.
Eltel Signs €20M Fiber Deal in Denmark
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12/17/2018   Post a comment
The two-year contract with TDC is part of the Swedish service provider's ongoing work with consortium partners Petri & Haugsted and Munck Forsyningsledninger.
Microchip BMR Enables Smaller PON OLT Apps
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12/14/2018   Post a comment
With power dissipation, small form factor and 10.8 nanosecond lock time, PolarFire FGPA burst mode receiver lets carriers create new class of OLT solutions.
Hurricane Electric Internet Backbone Connects to 200 Exchanges Worldwide
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12/13/2018   Post a comment
This milestone is of particular importance as global IP traffic continues to increase.
AT&T Expands Fiber Footprint
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12/12/2018   Post a comment
AT&T launched ultra-fast Internet in parts of 12 new metro areas.
Centriam AI Leverages User Comments to Improve Telco CX
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12/12/2018   Post a comment
This new solution actually turns subscribers' comments into insights for telecom customer experience programs.
Comcast Invests Millions in DC Fiber
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12/11/2018   Post a comment
Comcast expands fiber network to reach 300 more buildings in Washington, DC.
Harmonic's CableOS Makes Operator's Present & Future Sing in Harmony
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12/11/2018   Post a comment
With Harmonic's CableOS, Hilliary Communications rapidly and cost-effectively upgraded to D3.1, managed legacy D2.0 and is prepared for tomorrow's changes.
Vantage Point's Gardea Elected to Montana Telco Association Board
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12/6/2018   Post a comment
Sixteen-year industry veteran Ginny Gardea, director of Customer Relations at Vantage Point Solutions, was elected to the Montana Telecommunications Association Board.
ADTRAN Buys Connected Home Dev SmartRG
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12/6/2018   Post a comment
ADTRAN Mosaic and Smart OS provide management and orchestration solutions from cloud edge to subscriber edge, allowing operators to deliver bandwidth from the doorstep to every device within a home.
Oi & Nokia Partner to Shake Up Brazil's Broadband Market
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12/5/2018   Post a comment
Oi and Nokia sign network transformation agreement to prepare for future fixed and mobile broadband demand in Brazil.
Vanntage Point Hires New Customer Service Exec
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12/4/2018   Post a comment
Vantage Point Solutions adds Karl Hochmuth to its executive line card.
Cobalt GigNet Delivers High-Speed Room Service in Cancun Hotels
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12/4/2018   1 comment
Under its new GigNet brand, operator completes 180 kilometer fiber optic broadband network to deliver fiber-to-the-room for hotel customers.

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