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Content posted in August 2018
OTT Service Flixon Adds Filmhub Content
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8/31/2018   Post a comment
New OTT provider Flixon partners with Filmhub to deliver service with new content each month.
Hurricane Electric Adds PoP in Virginia
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8/29/2018   Post a comment
The new point of presence adds connectivity options for the Greater Richmond area and its burgeoning tech sector, offering speeds of up to 100 Gbp/s and access to the provider's IPv4 and IPv6 network.
Calix Lands GPON, Services Deal in Maldives
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8/29/2018   Post a comment
The Housing Development Corporation of Maldives Partners is to use Calix technology and professional services to create Asia's first 100% Gigabit-enabled smart city in Hulhumalé.
Salt Names Pascal Grieder as New CEO
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8/27/2018   Post a comment
Board of directors at the Swiss telco named Pascal Grieder its CEO as of Sept. 1, replacing Andreas Schönenberger, who will continue to hold a place on Salt's board.
EU Bank Loans Nokia 5G Research €500M
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8/27/2018   Post a comment
Nokia will use the €500 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to accelerate 5G research and development.
WLAN Revenue to Reach $18.2B by 2022 – Dell'Oro Group
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8/27/2018   Post a comment
Broadband CPE and mesh routers fuel growth for SOHO class WLAN as customers seek better service and providers want improved management and analysis tools from vendors.
ADTRAN Touts Success of Mosaic Cloud Platform
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8/23/2018   Post a comment
Mosaic Cloud Platform enabled a Tier 1 carrier to combine and integrate complex subscriber management and access technology into its OSS in a matter of weeks.
ADTRAN Launches NetAssure Program
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8/23/2018   Post a comment
ADTRAN’s domain expertise ensures best practices, leverages innovation and reduces operational costs for network operators.
ADTRAN Updates Mosaic Subscriber Experience Suite
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8/23/2018   Post a comment
Mosaic Subscriber Experience applications are now being trialed or deployed by over 50 service providers in North America.
Electric Coop Soaks Up Broadband & Solar to Reduce Utility Bills
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8/21/2018   1 comment
Bandera Electric Cooperative builds a next-gen fiber network for smart grid and broadband services with Calix Cloud, Whole Home Wi-Fi, AXOS Solutions and Tesla batteries.
OpenVault Unveils Cable Broadband Usage Stats, Lauds Usage-Based Billing
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8/20/2018   Post a comment
Broadband traffic analytics firm OpenVault notes broadband usage rates in US and Europe and posits that usage-based billing could reduce strain on networks and boost revenues.
Cogeco Connexion Brings MediaKind's IPTV to Canada
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8/17/2018   Post a comment
Under new pact with MediaKind, Cogeco Connexion video customers can access MediaFirst's customizable video content, wireless receivers, voice activated controls and Android Google Mobile Services.
Swisscom Names Startup Challenge Winners
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8/14/2018   Post a comment
Swisscom today announced the winners of its fifth Startup Challenge. These young entrepreneurs will head to Silicon Valley to hone their tech, marketing and sales skills.
Indian Government Names UL Telecom Testing Center
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8/9/2018   Post a comment
In preparation for the nation's October 2018 mandatory qualification of imported telecom equipment, UL is named a Conformity Assessment Body.
Wireless Association Seeks FCC Investigation Into Verizon's Rural Claims
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8/9/2018   Post a comment
The Rural Wireless Association (RWA) this week filed a request asking the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Verizon's 4G LTE coverage claims and requiring correction its alleged overstated coverage.
Microsoft Picks Ohio for Next Airband Initiative Pact
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8/8/2018   Post a comment
Microsoft teams up with Agile Networks to use alternate broadband technologies like TV white spaces to Ohio's rural un- and under-served residential and SMB customers.
Brazil's Copel Telecom Scales Up Fiber Optic Network With Coriant
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8/7/2018   Post a comment
With its new high-speed solution, Copel Telecom meets growing bandwidth demands of its end-user customers and cost-effectively enhances high-quality, low-latency connectivity.
DT Expands 100Mbit/s Broadband With Regulation Change
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8/7/2018   Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom doubles speeds available to customers in former development areas after German regulations change.
Singtel Launches FutureNow Innovation Center to Speed Biz Digital Transformation
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8/6/2018   Post a comment
Center showcases advanced technologies to support Singapore government's Industry Transformation Maps.
Airtel & Telecom Egypt Partner on Global Submarine Cable Systems
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8/6/2018   Post a comment
Under the pact, Airtel will get Indefeasible Right of Use on multiple Telecom Egypt submarine cable systems and the Egyptian carrier gains a new revenue stream.
FCC Approves $100M Telehealth Pilot Program
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8/3/2018   Post a comment
The Federal Communications Commission unanimously approved creation of a 'Connected Care Pilot Program' telehealth initiative for low-income Americans.
Streaming TV Audience Doubles Y-o-Y, Conviva Finds
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8/2/2018   Post a comment
World Cup fever helped propel audience interest in accessing content online, according to the annual survey conducted by the real-time measurement and intelligence platform vendor.
European Smart Home Market to Reach 100M+ by 2022 – ABI Research
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8/1/2018   Post a comment
Annual key smart device shipments will reach more than 154 million units by 2022 as European vendors and telcos focus on the region's specific needs and differentiators.
Technetix Hires Howe to Head Americas
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8/1/2018   Post a comment
The 25-year industry veteran, who has held high-level positions at ARRIS and Cisco, now oversees all functions for the US, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

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