Industry Announcements
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Newcastle residents get gigabit speeds as CityFibre build progresses
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2/26/2021   Post a comment
Newcastle's digital revolution is gathering pace as the first homes are connected to next-generation full fiber network.
Consolidated Communications makes progress on FTTP networks in New Hampshire
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2/24/2021   Post a comment
Several fiber expansion projects are underway in rural communities across Consolidated Communications' service area.
Strata touts success with Calix Revenue EDGE
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2/24/2021   Post a comment
Strata builds on its managed Wi-Fi capability and leverages full Calix Revenue EDGE solution to elevate brand with differentiated services.
Avant partners with Hyperoptic to offer broadband across new developments
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2/24/2021   Post a comment
Avant Homes has partnered with Hyperoptic to install full fiber broadband into its new developments in 2021 and beyond.
Fiber Broadband Association expands leadership team
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2/23/2021   Post a comment
FBA has strengthened its leadership staff to support the association's growing initiative to advance fiber-based broadband deployments.
Plume raises $270M at $1.35B valuation
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2/23/2021   Post a comment
New financing from Insight Partners will fuel Plume's accelerating growth.
Nextlink to accelerate Internet expansion in 11 states following RDOF success
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2/23/2021   Post a comment
Nextlink was named a provisional winner of $429.2 million in federal support over 10 years to bring broadband to 206,000+ locations.
Seaside delivers superior broadband with Harmonic's CableOS
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2/22/2021   Post a comment
Seaside Communications is transforming its broadband operations with Harmonic's industry-leading CableOS Platform.
sdNOS unifies broadband access systems lineup under DZS Velocity Portfolio
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2/22/2021   Post a comment
Unified by sdNOS, DZS Velocity provides carriers with extraordinary agility, performance and flexibility.
OneWeb appoints Srikanth Balachandran as Chief Financial Officer
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2/19/2021   Post a comment
Srikanth joins OneWeb from Bharti Global, where he was CFO since 2018. Prior to that, he was CFO of Bharti Airtel for seven years.
Copper path can lead to fiber dividends says Broadband Forum
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2/18/2021   Post a comment
Broadband Forum's technical report TR-419 explores the integration of complementary copper technologies such as MoCA Access, G.fast and G.hn-based Access.
Calix enables CSPs to isolate network functions without disrupting operations
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2/18/2021   Post a comment
Calix updates to AXOS allow service providers to isolate specific network functions for upgrades while enabling the rest of the network to operate seamlessly.
CityFibre starts Brighton & Hove's full fiber future
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2/18/2021   Post a comment
As part of a 80 million private investment from CityFibre, Brighton & Hove will benefit from a city-wide full fiber network roll-out.
Calix updates Intelligent Access EDGE to transform service provider economics
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2/17/2021   Post a comment
Calix updates enable simplified network architecture and deliver common subscriber management approach that reduces software fees by up to 95%.
TIM completes plan to provide ultrabroadband coverage to Apulia region
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2/17/2021   Post a comment
Apulia is the first region in Italy to close the digital divide.
Allconnect reports 45 million Americans aren't getting speeds they pay for
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2/17/2021   Post a comment
Allconnect.com evaluated months of data to determine the Internet speeds people are getting.
LTD Broadband taps Aviat for rural network expansion
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2/16/2021   Post a comment
High-speed wireless backhaul systems support middle mile broadband network connectivity and fiber redundancy in RDOF rollout.
Construction begins on DayNet fiber network in Dayton, Texas
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2/16/2021   Post a comment
Dayton, Texas, and its partner, Magellan Advisors, start construction of the city's fiber broadband network, DayNet.
Ookla report shows Salt is world's fastest fixed Internet
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2/16/2021   Post a comment
Salt's FTTH-based solution delivered the highest speed among all fixed Internet connection providers globally.
Digital tech to deliver 232B boost to UK economy by 2040
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2/15/2021   Post a comment
New study by Virgin Media and Centre for Economics and Business Research shows investment in transformative digital technologies could help grow UK GDP by 232 billion (6.9%) by 2040.
Hyperoptic partners with Citizen for Midlands rollout
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2/11/2021   Post a comment
Hyperoptic is partnering with housing provider Citizen to roll out its broadband service across 5,000 properties in the Midlands.
Openreach connects first customer on ADTRAN's gigabit-capable GPON solution
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2/10/2021   Post a comment
Openreach switches on first live subscriber with the ADTRAN SDX series fiber access platform and Mosaic Cloud network automation platform.
Calix intros UX/UI updates to Calix Cloud
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2/10/2021   Post a comment
Comprehensive user experience and interface redesign streamlines delivery of real-time data and insights for service providers.
Telesat picks Thales Alenia Space to build LEO constellation
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2/9/2021   Post a comment
The first satellites are expected to be ready for launch in two years.
i3 Broadband to build $100M fiber network in Missouri
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2/9/2021   Post a comment
i3 Broadband to invest over $100 million to build 100% fiber-optic broadband network throughout St. Charles County, Missouri.
MLL Telecom wins broadband contract from The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT)
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2/8/2021   Post a comment
MLL Telecom will upgrade the delivery of broadband services across TKAT, including firewall and filtering solutions.
Virtual1, CityFibre partner to serve the UK connectivity channel
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2/8/2021   Post a comment
CityFibre and Virtual1 light up full fiber opportunities for the channel in new partnership.
CityFibre starts Sheffield's digital transformation
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2/8/2021   Post a comment
Work to transform Sheffield into one of the world's best digitally connected cities kicks off today.
Virgin Media connects Oldham to ultrafast broadband
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2/4/2021   Post a comment
Virgin Media has connected 9,800 homes in Oldham, Greater Manchester, to its ultrafast broadband network.
Vexus begins work on 10Gbit/s network in Wichita Falls, Texas
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2/3/2021   Post a comment
The network will connect over 30,000 new homes and businesses in the area to Vexus' 100% pure fiber network.
Ofcom intros plans for seamless broadband switching
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2/3/2021   Post a comment
New approach would mean all residential customers only have to contact their new company to switch.
Vodafone, Nokia showcase 100Gbit/s broadband network
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2/2/2021   Post a comment
Vodafone and Nokia record speeds of 100 Gbit/s in test of a new broadband network technology.
Eutelsat, TelOne partner to bring satellite broadband to Zimbabwe
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2/1/2021   Post a comment
Konnect Africa will leverage Eutelsat to bring connectivity to homes and businesses in remote and rural locations across Zimbabwe.
Windstream to expand gigabit broadband with FCC support
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2/1/2021   Post a comment
Company also announces completion of its CAF II projects reaching over 400,000 customer locations.




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