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Content posted in September 2019
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.
Communications Systems' Group President Scott Otis to Retire
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9/20/2019   Post a comment
Scott Otis, group president of Transition Networks and Net2Edge, divisions of CSI plans to leave the world of broadband infrastructure behind on his last official day of work in early October.
VIAVI to Unveil Advanced Fiber Solutions at ECOC 2019
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9/19/2019   Post a comment
Vendor unveils array of new test automation, measurement and monitoring solutions.
Prysmian Group Uses High-Tech, Armored Cable in Undersea Deployment
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9/19/2019   Post a comment
Prysmian Group completes submarine-laying operations for the Evia, Andros and Tinos islands interconnections, using non-metallic armored cable.
Comcast Offers Xfinity Flex to Internet-only Customers for Free
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9/18/2019   Post a comment
Users can easily access Comcast's home WiFi, mobile, security and other smart-home solutions, as well as 4K video and SVoD content from top programmers.
Orange, PCCW Global & PEACE Sign Final Contract on PEACE Submarine Cable
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9/17/2019   Post a comment
This pact marks the arrival of the first Chinese private submarine cable in France.
Some Temple U Students Enjoy Connected Living in Xfinity Communities
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9/17/2019   Post a comment
Off-campus housing property Vantage's powerful mesh WiFi allows student residents to stream video on any device and use a multitude of smart gear without latency or performance concerns.
Netsam Upgrades Metro Network With ADVA
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9/17/2019   Post a comment
New solution features ADVA FSP 3000 open line system (OLS) with micro-ROADMs and ADVA FSP 150 demarcation technology, so CSP has the power to quickly and easily turn up new high-value services.
Generic Access Platform Prototype to Debut at Cable-Tec Expo
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9/17/2019   Post a comment
GAP node uses standardized physical, thermal, mechanical and electrical interfaces to free operators from the limitations of proprietary designs, and was developed by members of the SCTE•ISBE Standards organization's GAP working group.
T-Mobile Polska Picks Axiros for IoT
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9/16/2019   Post a comment
T-Mobile Poland selected Axiros' Open Device Management solution to support the service provider's journey to become a mobile-fixed converged operator.
WOW! Promotes Case to CIO, CTO Bell Leaves
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9/16/2019   Post a comment
Bill Case, previously SVP, now reports directly to CEO Teresa Elder, while former CTO Matt Bell is leaving the CSP. WOW! is looking for someone to replace the longtime executive.
Malta's GO Converges Fixed, Wireless With Tessares
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9/16/2019   Post a comment
GO plc in Malta has launched a converged fixed and mobile solution using Tessares's Multipath.
FCC OKs Almost $112.2 Million for Rural Broadband
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9/13/2019   Post a comment
Nine states to receive money from fifth round of funding from CAF II auction, said Chairman Ajit Pai.
STL Announces Integrated Software-Defined Solution for Access Networks
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9/12/2019   Post a comment
The programmable, open and disaggregated solution is specifically designed for FTTx, and was developed in conjunction with ONF and Edgecore Networks using open platforms like VOLTHA, ONOS and SEBA.
CommScope's Arris Teams Up With Altice France on Smart Home
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9/12/2019   Post a comment
Altice France and CommScope division Arris are working together on a more personalized connected-home solution for residential customers, based on Altice's SFR Box 8 Smart Media Device.
10G Takes Center Stage at SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2019
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9/12/2019   Post a comment
The upcoming SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2019 in New Orleans will feature cable's next-gen initiative, organizers the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), said today.
PA's First Rural Electric Coop Partners With Calix on All-Fiber Broadband Network
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9/12/2019   Post a comment
Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tri-Co Connections, is delivering broadband to rural communities that need reliable Internet.
mu Space Signs First Satellite Broadband Customer: Malaysian Telco Zeta IOS
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9/11/2019   Post a comment
Zeta IOS will provide broadband connectivity across Malaysia and Southeast Asia using mu Space's high throughput satellite, to be launched in 2022.
LTN Global Plans to Acquire Make.TV
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9/9/2019   Post a comment
LTN enters agreement to purchase developer of cloud-based service that allows content creators to access, curate and publish live video streams to OTT, affiliates and social media.
Broadband Forum to Host BASe Event at Calix ConneXions in Las Vegas
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9/6/2019   Post a comment
BASe North America Summit will take place on Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, at the Wynn Hotel location of Calix ConneXions 2019 in Las Vegas; it's free to ConneXions registrants and will focus on 5G, connected home and security.
SES to Extend O3b mPower Capabilities With Software Innovation, Partnership
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9/5/2019   Post a comment
SES partners with Kythera Space Solutions on software to synchronize space and ground resources, using real-time data to optimize network services and deliver premium user experiences efficiently.
Mahaska Communication Uses Calix AXOS to Revitalize Rural Iowa With Broadband
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9/4/2019   Post a comment
Simplified network operations help regional service provider deliver top-quality fiber-based services to rural Iowa communities.
Vast Broadband Completes Recapitalization, Closes NTS Acquisition
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9/3/2019   Post a comment
NTS's 20,000 residential and business customers join the 55,000 customers in Vast Broadband's market, expanding Vast's geographic and subscriber reach as well as its fiber footprint.

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