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OneWeb, Hughes to bring LEO satellite broadband to India
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1/21/2022   Post a comment
Landmark six-year deal comes as OneWeb has launched more than 60% of its LEO satellite fleet for global connectivity.
Kinetic added 55,000 broadband customers in 2021
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1/19/2022   Post a comment
Kinetic also extended its gigabit services by 523,000 locations and now reaches 1.1 million locations, or 20%, of its footprint.
Vyve expands fiber business services to 25 new markets
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1/18/2022   Post a comment
Vyve offers symmetrical fiber-based broadband services with speeds up to 10 Gbit/s to businesses of all sizes.
Fidium Fiber available to 55,000 New Hampshire homes
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1/18/2022   Post a comment
Fidium offers 1Gbit/s Internet for $70 per month, with no contracts or data caps; more New Hampshire homes will get connected in 2022.
FCC, NTIA name members to telecommunications workforce working group
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1/14/2022   Post a comment
The working group will collaborate to identify current and future needs of the telecommunications industry workforce.
CityFibre, Swindon Borough Council to bring full fiber to tenants
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1/13/2022   Post a comment
Rollout of full-fiber network in Swindon has taken a leap forward thanks to new agreement between CityFibre and Swindon Borough Council.
Ecopia AI tapped by Canadian government for rural broadband mapping
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1/12/2022   Post a comment
Ecopia AI was awarded a contract to provide next-generation mapping data in support of high-speed Internet deployment across rural Canada.
Bluepeak to bring fiber network to Muskogee, Oklahoma
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1/12/2022   Post a comment
The approximate $15 million expansion effort will bring Bluepeak service to nearly 15,000 residences and businesses in Muskogee.
Calix expands 10G XGS-PON market leadership
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1/11/2022   Post a comment
Over 225 broadband service providers worldwide are building and deploying Calix XGS-PON networks to deliver high-speed symmetrical 10G services to both residences and businesses.
Glo Fiber set to launch in Blacksburg, Virginia
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1/11/2022   Post a comment
The company will launch Internet services in the first half of 2022 for more than 7,000 serviceable homes and businesses.
FCC commits additional $361M to Emergency Connectivity Fund
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1/10/2022   Post a comment
Latest wave brings total program commitments to nearly $4.2 billion.
MetroNet starts fiber build in Norfolk, Virginia
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1/10/2022   Post a comment
MetroNet will fully fund the $90 million construction project that will provide Norfolk residents and businesses with 100% fiber Internet.
Atlantic Broadband rebrands as Breezeline
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1/10/2022   Post a comment
The company has launched a major fiber expansion initiative that will extend connectivity to more than 70,000 additional homes and businesses in New Hampshire and West Virginia.
FCC debuts draft rules for Affordable Connectivity Program
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1/7/2022   Post a comment
The Affordable Connectivity Program would provide eligible households with discounts of up to $30 a month for broadband service, and up to $75 a month if the household is on Tribal lands.
NTIA requests public input on broadband spending
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1/7/2022   Post a comment
NTIA requests public comment on broadband programs in President Biden's bipartisan infrastructure law.
Cox Network to bring multi-gig Internet to Hampton Roads
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1/6/2022   Post a comment
Infrastructure investments will enable faster download and upload speeds for the next generation of Internet users.
MetroNet starts fiber construction in Lawrence, Indiana
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1/5/2022   Post a comment
The two-year construction project has officially started with preliminary work taking place on the north side of town.
FBA study shows fiber entering largest investment cycle
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1/5/2022   Post a comment
Fiber Broadband Association research reveals more fiber will be deployed in the next five years than all fiber deployed to date.
Kwikbit to expand wireless broadband across six states
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1/4/2022   Post a comment
Deployments set for Texas, Louisiana, Michigan and throughout California in Q1 2022.
Kinetic deploying fiber broadband to nearly 9,000 Laurel County residents
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1/3/2022   Post a comment
Faster broadband will be available to more than 8,980 Laurel County residents from Kinetic by Windstream by early 2022.
FCC launches Affordable Connectivity Program
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12/31/2021   Post a comment
In accordance with Congressional directives, the FCC officially launched the Affordable Connectivity Program: the $14.2 billion successor program to the Emergency Broadband Benefit.
AT&T to participate in Affordable Connectivity Program
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12/30/2021   Post a comment
Eligible customers can sign up with AT&T in early January and receive a benefit of up to $30 per month.
Connected2Fiber's platform now contains 1.4B managed locations
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12/22/2021   Post a comment
Connected2Fiber's platform for network buyers and sellers now has 1.4 billion locations being managed across 147 countries.
FCC commits additional $603M to Emergency Connectivity Fund
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12/20/2021   Post a comment
Latest wave provides support to applications from both funding windows.
Prysmian releases new addition to microduct cables
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12/20/2021   Post a comment
Sirocco Extreme cables provide world-record diameters and fiber densities for blown microduct cables.
FCC authorizes $1B in fifth RDOF round
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12/16/2021   Post a comment
In the largest funding wave to date, 69 broadband providers will bring broadband service to 518,088 locations in 32 states.
New Hampshire Electric Cooperative selects Conexon for FTTH network
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12/16/2021   Post a comment
Project expands FTTH network currently underway in Acworth and Sandwich communities.
ThreeFold and TAG to create 'carbon negative' peer-to-peer Internet
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12/16/2021   Post a comment
ThreeFold and Take Action Global to create first carbon negative peer-to-peer Internet while providing climate education and economic inclusion programs.
FBA, NTCA will develop infrastructure playbook to assist state broadband offices
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12/15/2021   Post a comment
The Fiber Broadband Association and NTCA to develop a comprehensive broadband guide for states to use when applying for federal infrastructure funding.
Frontier, Nokia complete first successful 25Gbit/s network trial in US
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12/14/2021   Post a comment
The two companies will continue trials on Frontier's network while planning for commercial deployment in the second half of 2022.
EarthLink launches wireless home Internet service
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12/14/2021   Post a comment
The service will use signals from nearby cell towers to provide a 5G or 4G home connection.
Adtran partners with FiberRise and KGPCo on rural broadband
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12/14/2021   Post a comment
New all-electric, end-to-end solution enables electric utilities to rapidly fund, build and operate multigigabit fiber networks.
Lumen expanding gigabit service to 600,000 business locations
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12/13/2021   Post a comment
Businesses in Arizona, Colorado and Washington are the first to access faster Internet speeds of up to 1 Gbit/s.
Omantel taps Hughes to extend cellular network reach
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12/13/2021   Post a comment
Satellite backhaul to enable Omantel to connect customers outside the fiber network footprint.
Vexus announces new fiber build in Texas
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12/13/2021   Post a comment
Vexus Fiber to begin network construction next year in Laredo, Texas, with availability to some areas by year end 2022.
Duck River Electric joins Project Unite to speed broadband deployment in Tennessee
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12/10/2021   Post a comment
Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) and United Communications are collaborating to expand broadband access to underserved areas across Middle Tennessee.
Starry now deploying network tech in 24GHz band
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12/9/2021   Post a comment
Starry is now manufacturing and deploying its next-generation network technology for use in the 24GHz band.
Bluepeak announces $6M fiber build in Elk City, Oklahoma
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12/8/2021   Post a comment
The approximate $6 million expansion effort will bring Bluepeak service to nearly 6,000 residences and businesses in Elk City.
Andesat, Astranis to expand broadband in Peru
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12/7/2021   Post a comment
First communications satellite dedicated to serving Peru will provide broadband access to roughly 3 million people.
IEEE names first winners of Connecting the Unconnected Challenge
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12/7/2021   Post a comment
Competition seeks novel solutions for affordable Internet access, since nearly half of the world's population is currently unconnected.
Wire 3 announces equity financing from Guggenheim Investments
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12/7/2021   Post a comment
Equity financing to fuel fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) expansion in Florida markets including Volusia and Brevard Counties.
Jessica Rosenworcel confirmed as FCC chair
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12/7/2021   Post a comment
The US Senate voted to confirm her nomination to serve as an agency Commissioner for an additional five-year term.
C Spire Fiber starts network construction in Homewood, Alabama
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12/6/2021   Post a comment
Firm to begin construction on its next-generation broadband Internet, related services in north Alabama.
Konnect Africa, Vodacom to bring broadband to Tanzania's unserved
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12/2/2021   Post a comment
Eutelsat and Vodacom Tanzania PLC have signed an agreement for packaged services to bring connectivity to underserved regions of Tanzania.
FBA announces call for speakers and program for Fiber Connect 2022
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12/2/2021   Post a comment
New in 2022, the program is designed to demonstrate the benefits fiber brings to communities as they look to leverage high-capacity services once the digital divide is closed.
Virgin Media O2 connects entire Scotland network to gigabit broadband
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12/1/2021   Post a comment
1.2 million homes across Scotland now have access to gigabit speeds on Virgin Media O2's broadband network.
Allo to build 10 Gbit/s network in five more Nebraska communities
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11/30/2021   Post a comment
Allo will begin construction in these markets in 2022 after working closely with the cities to complete the necessary agreements.
Neos Networks completes major stage of expansion program
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11/30/2021   Post a comment
Today's announcement will see the company reach a full fiber footprint of more than 34,000km before the end of the year.
CityFibre launches 800 Gbit/s backbone ring
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11/24/2021   Post a comment
CityFibre launches 800 Gbit/s ring in collaboration with Ciena to serve 23 cities and six 'super core' sites.
FCC commits additional $169M to Emergency Connectivity Fund
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11/23/2021   Post a comment
Latest funding wave provides support to over 500,000 students in 47 states.
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