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Cable One awarded $1.4M grant for broadband in Arkansas
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4/9/2021   Post a comment
Cable One receives $1.4 million to bring broadband to rural Arkansas communities of Ogden and Wilton.
Jurassic Fibre appoints Steve Garrood as Chief Commercial Officer
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4/8/2021   Post a comment
Steve Garrood will be responsible for driving profitable growth in sales from both residential and business customers.
Eutelsat will bring satellite broadband to New Zealand's Chatham Islands
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4/7/2021   Post a comment
Eutelsat will support the Rural Connectivity Group in delivering an upgraded telecommunications network to the islands, under the New Zealand government's Rural Broadband Initiative Phase 2.
GiGstreem secures $50M investment to deploy gigabit Wi-Fi for US properties
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4/7/2021   Post a comment
Funding will help meet remote work-fueled demand for property-wide Internet coverage at hundreds of properties across the US.
MetroNet partners with Hickory, North Carolina, on fiber network
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4/7/2021   Post a comment
MetroNet will invest more than $36 million in the city and surrounding community while bringing FTTH to residents.
HughesNet expands in Puerto Rico
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4/6/2021   Post a comment
Hughes Network Systems has secured additional capacity over Puerto Rico for its HughesNet satellite Internet service.
Alpha Wireless equips Nextlink to accelerate broadband across midwestern US
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4/6/2021   Post a comment
The large-scale, private LTE network deployment using the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum helps Nextlink reduce the costs of rural broadband provision while increasing performance.
Hyperoptic names Richard Woodward as CFO
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4/6/2021   Post a comment
Hyperoptic, a leading UK full fiber broadband provider, says it has appointed Richard Woodward as its new CFO.
Atlantic Broadband brings together Stagwell team to support growth
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4/5/2021   Post a comment
The team will focus on enabling a holistic transformation putting the customer at the center of every interaction.
Tilson brings up to 10 Gbit/s Internet to rural Vermont
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4/1/2021   Post a comment
Tilson Broadband to bring fiber optic Internet service to the towns of Danville, Lunenburg and St. Johnsbury, Vermont.
Calix conducts 20 millionth FCC broadband performance test
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4/1/2021   Post a comment
Calix has completed more than 20 million tests with its comprehensive Broadband Performance Testing solution.
ADTRAN appoints industry veteran Todd Gandy to focus on federal agencies
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4/1/2021   Post a comment
ADTRAN has appointed Todd Gandy to lead the company's expanded focus on federal and state government agencies.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020
12:00 p.m. New York / 5:00 p.m. London

Today’s access network architecture is under mounting pressure due to a continued surge in the number of connected devices, a proliferation of bandwidth-intensive customer applications and dramatic shifts in usage patterns related to the pandemic, such as work-from-home and e-learning.

Learn why now is the right time for cable operators to build greenfield networks or expand their existing networks with 10G PON, arming customers with high-speed symmetrical broadband. Gain a clear understanding of the drivers impacting the access network and the various approaches being considered to deliver higher speed services. Plus, find out the best practices that operators are employing as they leverage the latest in passive optical technology to future-proof their networks.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Node + 0 (Fiber Deep)
  • DOCSIS 3.1, DOCSIS 4.0 (FDX/ESD)
  • FTTP and 10G PON
  • Provisioning 10G PON within a DOCSIS B/OSS environment

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