Industry Announcements
Content posted in February 2022
Metronet starts installing fiber in Ankeny, Iowa
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2/28/2022   Post a comment
Customers in the initial construction areas may now sign up for Metronet installation.
IQ Fiber chooses Atlantic Beach for first fiber deployment
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2/28/2022   Post a comment
Florida-based FTTP specialist has earmarked $12.5 million for a project set to start this spring.
Fiber Broadband Association, NTCA publish Broadband Infrastructure Playbook
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2/28/2022   Post a comment
The Fiber Broadband Association and NTCA deliver guide to help state broadband offices prepare for historic broadband infrastructure funding.
Hargray Fiber expands in Tifton, Georgia
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2/25/2022   Post a comment
The expansion is part of Hargray's goal to bring high-speed Internet to more than 500,000 homes and businesses across the US by 2027.
Vexus Fiber to build network in Alexandria and Pineville, Louisiana
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2/25/2022   Post a comment
Vexus Fiber will fully fund the network, providing residents and businesses with symmetrical multi-gigabit Internet service.
Highline expands Internet service into Grand Junction Colorado area
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2/24/2022   Post a comment
Highline's future-proofed and affordable fiber Internet enhances the opportunity to live in Mesa County.
WOW names Orange County, Florida, as second greenfield market
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2/24/2022   Post a comment
On the heels of announcing its first greenfield market, WOW adds Orlando's northern suburbs to its fiber network expansion plans.
FCC commits additional $86M for Emergency Connectivity Fund
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2/23/2022   Post a comment
Program has so far committed $4.6 billion to support more than 12 million students and over 900 libraries.
Bandwidth IG completes dark fiber route in Silicon Valley
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2/22/2022   Post a comment
Bandwidth IG adds 40 kilometers of new fiber connectivity to the San Francisco Bay area.
Frontier launches 2-Gig service across fiber network
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2/22/2022   Post a comment
Multi-Gig service is available across Frontier's entire fiber footprint.
Starry expands its affordable Internet service to HACLA's Avalon Gardens
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2/18/2022   Post a comment
Starry's expansion to Avalon Gardens is part of its collaboration with Microsoft's Airband Initiative, to accelerate the availability of low-cost broadband access in public housing.
Ting Internet expanding to Colorado's Western Slope
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2/18/2022   Post a comment
Leading Internet provider to improve local fiber infrastructure and accessibility, starting in Durango, Colorado.
Calix unveils new Subscriber Management Module (SMm) capabilities
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2/17/2022   Post a comment
The Calix Network Innovation platform consolidates and moves service-enabling functions closer to the subscriber-facing network.
OneWeb signs Clarus as UK distribution partner
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2/17/2022   Post a comment
Distribution partner agreement marks the next step in accelerating low-Earth orbit connectivity for construction, energy and utilities.
Randy Klindt named CEO of Conexon Connect
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2/16/2022   Post a comment
Conexon founding partner Randy Klindt named CEO of company's ISP entity, Conexon Connect.
StratusIQ selects Adtran 10G platform for broadband network
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2/16/2022   Post a comment
ISP is leveraging Adtran XGS-PON solution to deliver up to 10Gbit/s services in select communities, with plans to expand throughout 2022.
T-Mobile expands 5G Home Internet across Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio
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2/16/2022   Post a comment
T-Mobile is leveraging its 5G network to unlock more access to affordable, reliable broadband in 62 cities and towns across Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.
Ting Internet launches in fourth Southern California market
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2/16/2022   Post a comment
Ting's fiber Internet is currently available in select neighborhoods and is steadily expanding across Encinitas, with full municipal access expected by the end of 2023.
FCC adopts new rules on broadband choice in apartments
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2/15/2022   Post a comment
Order bans certain revenue-sharing agreements and requires providers to clearly disclose marketing practices for broadband service.
Calix announces enhancements to its Operations Cloud
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2/15/2022   Post a comment
New Calix Cloud enhancements enable broadband providers to simplify workflows, proactively resolve network issues and provision services with speed and efficiency.
Openreach deploys Viavi automated testing solution across fiber network
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2/14/2022   Post a comment
Viavi Fusion enables network 'speedometer' from end-user perspective.
Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative selects Conexon for FTTH network
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2/11/2022   Post a comment
Network will reach up to 11,000 homes and businesses across seven-parish region.
STL expands fiber broadband partnership with UK's Netomnia
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2/10/2022   Post a comment
STL will provide integrated network deployment services to help Netomnia grow its fiber broadband programme in the UK.
WISPA CEO to step down
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2/9/2022   Post a comment
Claude Aiken will remain at the helm until April 30, 2022.
NorthState expanding fiber network into Alamance, Guilford, Orange and Wayne Counties
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2/9/2022   Post a comment
More than 53,000 additional families and businesses will have access to gig-speed Internet in 2023.
Cleveland orgs partner to tackle digital divide
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2/9/2022   Post a comment
With the help of the Cleveland Foundation and Brokaw, the Greater Cleveland Digital Equity Coalition is connecting people to Wi-Fi, devices and more.
Starry announces participation in FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program
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2/9/2022   Post a comment
Starry was qualified as an EBB provider and will continue to offer the ACP benefit to its Starry Connect communities and other eligible households.
Community Fibre taps Zinier for field service solution
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2/8/2022   Post a comment
Zinier enables Community Fibre to build an end-to-end field service solution that will scale as it grows.
Calix launches new GigaSpire Blast u6me system
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2/8/2022   Post a comment
With the introduction of the GigaSpire Blast u6me system, even the smallest broadband service providers can innovate with agility and grow their brand.
Bluepeak to build fiber network in Pawhuska, Oklahoma
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2/4/2022   Post a comment
Internet provider to bring up to 5Gbit/s symmetrical bandwidth to residences.
WideOpenWest selects Seminole County, Florida, for first greenfield market expansion
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2/4/2022   Post a comment
Leading broadband provider to bring its high-speed fiber IP network to local residents and businesses.
Arctaris to construct fiber network in five underserved Maine communities
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2/3/2022   Post a comment
In partnership with municipal authorities, foundations and broadband utilities, Arctaris aims to increase access to affordable and high-speed Internet in rural and urban markets.
Kinetic announces $300M fiber expansion in Georgia
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2/3/2022   Post a comment
Kinetic by Windstream will partner with 18 communities across Georgia to build out high-speed Internet to residents.
FCC partners with Institute of Museum and Library Services to address digital divide on tribal lands
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2/2/2022   Post a comment
The agencies will team up to raise awareness about the E-Rate program among tribal libraries and organizations, which can use program funds to increase broadband access to serve their communities.
Connected2Fiber rebrands as Connectbase
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2/2/2022   Post a comment
Company rebrand reflects evolving nature of network infrastructure technologies and connectivity industry.
Cookson Hills Electric Cooperative taps Adtran for rural Oklahoma fiber build
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2/2/2022   Post a comment
The co-op is leveraging an end-to-end fiber broadband solution from Adtran that enables CHEC to deliver a managed subscriber experience.
Horizon expands FTTH into Greenfield, Ohio
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2/1/2022   Post a comment
The expansion into Greenfield, Ohio, includes 31 miles of new planned fiber, passing 2,665 homes and businesses in the Greenfield area.




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