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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.




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