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Content posted in June 2019
ADTRAN Joins prpl Foundation
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6/25/2019   Post a comment
ADTRAN Subscriber Solutions & Experience CTO, David La Cagnina, will join the prpl Foundation board.
Service Provider AcenTek Improves Time to Revenue With Calix AXOS
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6/18/2019   Post a comment
Regional operator delivers gigabit services and mesh WiFi to subscribers across three states with always-on network powered by AXOS.
Oregon Groups Lead New Crowdsourced Broadband Map Initiative
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6/18/2019   Post a comment
Oregon's Lane County, Technology Association of Oregon, AWS and USIgnite partner on crowdsourced broadband map for accurate picture of US connections.
Prysmian Lands CityFibre Deal
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6/17/2019   Post a comment
Prysmian to supply CityFibre with optical cable for both underground and aerial applications in an initial two-year deal.
Verizon Will Build NBA a Fiber Video Distribution Network to Connect Arenas
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6/14/2019   Post a comment
Under pact with National Basketball Association, Verizon will design and deploy new high-speed video broadcast network to support high-definition viewing experience for NBA fans.
ADTRAN's Joyce Elected to FTTH Council Europe Board & Committee Chair Role
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6/13/2019   Post a comment
Eric Joyce, ADTRAN Business Development Manager for EMEA, is now a board member and chair of FTTH Council Europe's Market Intelligence Committee.
Consumer IoT Awareness Low, Adoption Growing – Metova Study
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6/11/2019   Post a comment
Privacy concerns are on the rise, second-annual study by IoT vendor and service provider finds.
WISPA Supports Microsoft's White Space Petition
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6/11/2019   Post a comment
Many of the Wireless ISP Association's 800 members use unlicensed spectrum to deliver high-speed broadband to 4 million, largely rural, Americans – a strategy Microsoft wishes to mirror and use to jumpstart broader use of unlicensed TVWS spectrum.
ATC Communications Adds ADTRAN SmartRG Connected Home Services
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6/6/2019   Post a comment
End-to-end device management and analytics tools improve subscriber experience and resolution times.
Coop Butler Deploys Calix AXOS With Help of Vendor's Pro Services
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6/5/2019   Post a comment
Butler reduces contractor downtime and site revisits by up to 70%, and accelerates Velocity broadband initiative with Calix Professional Services and Deployment Enablement Services.

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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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