Industry Announcements
Content posted in March 2021
WIK-Consult report shows broadband labelling could speed full fiber adoption
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3/31/2021   Post a comment
Report by WIK-Consult demonstrates huge potential for broadband labelling to drive consumer take-up of full fiber services.
FirstLight to provide Internet discounts in Maine through FCC program
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3/30/2021   Post a comment
FirstLight will participate in the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit program and help struggling Maine residential customers.
Jurassic Fibre installs 10Gbit/s connection to Winslade Park
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3/30/2021   Post a comment
Broadband provider Jurassic Fibre has installed its first 10Gbit/s connection at Winslade Park on the outskirts of Exeter.
Norvado achieves 99% uptake of Wi-Fi services with Calix EDGE Suites
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3/30/2021   Post a comment
Wisconsin broadband provider exemplifies marketing best practices by deploying EDGE Suites within premium Apex Managed WIFI service.
NTCA announces CyberShare joins National Council of ISACs
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3/29/2021   Post a comment
CyberShare: The Small Broadband Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) has joined the National Council of Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (NCI).
Fujitsu deploys FTTP to rural communities in Virginia
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3/29/2021   Post a comment
Fujitsu successfully deploys 53-mile FTTP broadband network for Craig-Botetourt Rural Electric Cooperative (CBEC) in New Castle, Virginia.
TIM brings 10Gbit/s FTTH to 'Amici' studio
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3/26/2021   Post a comment
After an initial test, TIM will give its customers and other operators (wholesale) the possibility to test the service on its network.
Virgin Media completes ambitious network expansion trial
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3/26/2021   Post a comment
The company has connected 1,600 premises in the area to its ultrafast network by combining three different construction methods, with expansion continuing throughout 2021.
Openreach hits target of reaching 4.5M UK homes by end of March
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3/25/2021   Post a comment
More than 4.5 million homes and businesses can now order full fiber broadband via the Openreach network.
OneWeb confirms successful launch of 36 satellites
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3/25/2021   Post a comment
This launch, its second under new ownership, brings its total in-orbit constellation to 146 satellites.
CityFibre names Windsor Telecom 'City Champion' for Reading, Maidenhead, Slough, Bracknell
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3/24/2021   Post a comment
Windsor Telecom will deliver CityFibre's full fiber services to businesses in Reading, Maidenhead, Slough and Bracknell.
Glenn Lurie joins FiberLight as advisory board member
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3/23/2021   Post a comment
Mr. Lurie will partner with FiberLight's Executive Chairman Jim Lynch, Chief Executive Officer Chris Rabii and other Board members as they continue to drive the evolution of the business.
GVTC achieves Net Promoter score of +44 with Calix Revenue EDGE
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3/23/2021   Post a comment
Texas-based fiber broadband cooperative achieves Net Promoter Score of +44 among customers using its GVTC Premium WiFi service.
Openreach brings ultrafast broadband to Peebles
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3/22/2021   Post a comment
Residents welcome arrival of ultra-reliable gigabit broadband in Peebles and Glentress.
SES taps Gilat to provide broadband for schools in Brazil
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3/22/2021   Post a comment
Gilat's multi-service platform opens opportunities for additional applications in the region.
TR-069 self-testing tool promises faster connected device certification
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3/22/2021   Post a comment
QA Cafe's CDRouter is the first approved tool for the new self-testing program ensuring easier validation of new firmware.
Nova teams with Calix to deliver 2.5-gigabit service in Canada
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3/18/2021   Post a comment
Novus leverages the Calix AXOS platform and GigaSpire BLAST systems to become first provider to deliver 2.5-gigabit service in Western Canada.
GigNet and SLS Towers sign broadband agreement
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3/18/2021   Post a comment
GigNet is providing broadband and managed services for high-speed Internet to SLS Towers in the exclusive Novo Cancun area of Puerto Cancun in Mexico.
Thirteen teams with CityFibre to bring broadband to 12,500 customers
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3/18/2021   Post a comment
Through the partnership, CityFibre will ensure its full fiber network rollout reaches every Thirteen Group property in Middlesbrough.
ADTRAN helps TruVista future-proof fiber broadband in South Carolina
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3/17/2021   Post a comment
RDOF winner utilizes ADTRAN XGS-PON and Mosaic Cloud Software Services to improve connectivity and drive economic development in rural areas.
CALA Homes hits full fiber milestone with Hyperoptic
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3/17/2021   Post a comment
Major housebuilder, CALA Homes, has achieved a success rate of 99.99% in delivering 'same day' hyperfast connectivity for residents.
Cellnex UK awarded Network Rail contract to provide connectivity along Brighton Mainline route
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3/16/2021   Post a comment
Cellnex UK will act as the neutral host and provide the infrastructure to deliver continuous mobile connectivity from London Victoria and London Bridge stations.
Ting Internet brings fiber-optic Internet to a new California market
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3/16/2021   Post a comment
Ting Internet brings next-generation fiber-optic Internet to a new California market, expanding its national footprint.
CityFibre to commence network build for Solihull in April
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3/16/2021   Post a comment
As part of a £20 million private investment from CityFibre, Solihull will benefit from a town-wide full fiber network rollout.
TalkTalk launches full fiber broadband in Worthing
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3/15/2021   Post a comment
Connectivity provider TalkTalk is bringing its ultrafast packages with average top speeds of 506 Mbit/s to homes across Worthing.
Kinetic Wholesale by Windstream lights up fiber to 60,000 new locations
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3/15/2021   Post a comment
Kinetic Wholesale by Windstream added access to 60,000 new locations in the first quarter of 2021 across its 18-state footprint.
Full Fibre to secure investment to deliver gigabit broadband to 500,000+ UK premises
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3/15/2021   Post a comment
This investment is set to expand Full Fibre's network to the first 100,000 premises in 2021 and at least 500,000 by 2025.
Lit Fibre launches full-fiber services in Wiltshire
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3/15/2021   Post a comment
Lit Fibre is launching broadband services in Corsham and Chippenham, providing residents access to 1 Gbit/s download and upload speeds.
Cable, FTTH sub growth pushes access equipment spend up 3%
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3/12/2021   Post a comment
Cable, FTTH subscriber growth increases Q4 broadband access equipment spend by 3% year-on-year, according to Dell'Oro Group.
CityFibre starts citywide fiber rollout in Glasgow
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3/11/2021   Post a comment
Build is scheduled to begin in the north of the city later this year, and the full deployment is expected to be mostly completed by 2025.
Calix launches overhaul of CommandIQ mobile app
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3/10/2021   Post a comment
Calix delivers stunning consumer design with carrier-class capabilities in the new CommandIQ mobile app.
MetroNet fiber network construction underway in Fayetteville, North Carolina
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3/9/2021   Post a comment
Construction began in mid-February and marked the start of the company's two-year, $70 million investment in the community.
CityFibre invests £30M in Preston
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3/9/2021   Post a comment
Nearly every home and business in Preston will gain access to next-generation broadband thanks to a major investment by CityFibre.
Vodafone offers new connectivity plans for vulnerable customers
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3/9/2021   Post a comment
The new plans build on Vodafone's schools.connected program which was created to help young people who struggle to access education from home.
CityFibre invests £34M in Thames Valley's full-fiber future
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3/8/2021   Post a comment
Construction of Bracknell's £20 million full fiber network is set to start in two weeks, with work on Maidenhead's £14 million infrastructure rollout to begin in mid-April.
Swish Fibre goes live with Netadmin to support initial FTTH target
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3/8/2021   Post a comment
Swish Fibre selects Netadmin to help automate the order and provisioning processes for customers transiting to or operating a fiber business.
Mexico's GigNet taps Tejas for metro optical network in Cancun
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3/5/2021   Post a comment
GigNet selects Tejas Networks to supply optical networking and broadband access products for fiber optic network expansion in Cancun.
Virgin Media reveals biggest download day on record
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3/4/2021   Post a comment
Coinciding with the latest Call of Duty: Warzone update, Virgin Media records its busiest day on record with the average user downloading more than 20GB of data in a single day.
Windstream to expand gigabit broadband in Georgia with FCC support
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3/4/2021   Post a comment
Windstream to receive $147 million over 10 years in the FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) Phase I auction.
Virgin Media trials multi-gigabit network technology
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3/3/2021   Post a comment
New full fiber technology could support a scaled rollout of multi-gigabit speeds to Virgin Media's customers in the future.
Hunter awarded $19.2M in RDOF to boost broadband in Oregon and California
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3/2/2021   Post a comment
Hunter to provide up to 1 Gbit/s symmetrical fiber broadband Internet.
LOGIX, Connected2Fiber team to automate selling of Texas network footprint
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3/2/2021   Post a comment
Solution automates and simplifies buying and selling of access and connectivity services.
Virgin Media expands network in Armthorpe, Doncaster
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3/2/2021   Post a comment
Virgin Media has connected 5,200 homes in Armthorpe, Doncaster, to its ultrafast broadband network.
Proximus brings superfast fiber network to Bruges
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3/1/2021   Post a comment
By 2028, Proximus aims to offer coverage to more than 63,000 homes and businesses in Bruges.
Hyperoptic launches 'Fair Fibre Plan'
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3/1/2021   Post a comment
With Hyperoptic's Fair Fibre Plan, the cost of its 50Mbit/s broadband-only service will be reduced to £15 a month on rolling contracts.
CityFibre starts build in North Tyneside
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3/1/2021   Post a comment
As part of a £50 million private investment from CityFibre, North Tyneside will benefit from a borough-wide full fiber network rollout.




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