Industry Announcements
Content posted in September 2021
NCTS taps Hughes Jupiter System for satellite broadband in Egypt
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9/30/2021   Post a comment
The Hughes Jupiter System will enable delivery of Internet services to millions of people in remote and rural areas of the country.
Federated Wireless brings CBRS network to Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
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9/29/2021   Post a comment
Federated Wireless brings CBRS network online in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands to deliver service to the region's WISPs and MNOs.
Calix joins Breko to accelerate fiber deployments in Germany
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9/28/2021   Post a comment
This strategic move enables Calix to tap into massive new fiber deployments in Germany, Europe's largest economy.
Sonic grows market share in Oakland with Adtran fiber tech
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9/28/2021   Post a comment
Sonic chose ADTRAN's Combo PON solutions to support both GPON services and new XGS-PON services to deploy a future-proof FTTH network.
Shentel expands Beam Internet service in Virginia
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9/28/2021   Post a comment
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company ('Shentel') expands its beam Internet service to New Canton, Virginia, and Ruckersville, Virginia.
Nokia and Telekom Slovenije bring 10Gbit/s broadband to Slovenia
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9/27/2021   Post a comment
Deployment will be made on FTTH network of Telekom Slovenije which is currently covering 400,000 Slovenian households.
PIE&G to connect 30,000 Michigan homes to fiber
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9/27/2021   Post a comment
Gigabit-speed Internet comes to Northeastern Michigan, thanks to a community broadband expansion effort by Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op (PIE&G).
Sacramento Kings, Dialpad strike digital divide partnership
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9/27/2021   Post a comment
New collaboration to empower 200 young people through digital literacy and entrepreneur leadership.
Calix helps CTC Telecom cut call volumes and truck rolls
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9/23/2021   Post a comment
CTC Telecom teams with Calix to achieve a first-call resolution of 68% percent, decrease call volumes 37% and reduce truck rolls 34%.
Frontier, Nokia connect 100,000 homes to XGS-PON
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9/23/2021   Post a comment
Frontier Communications and Nokia connect 100,000 homes with next-generation fiber broadband technology.
Honeywell expands small-satellite product offerings
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9/22/2021   Post a comment
Honeywell introduces three new products to enable high-bandwidth data to be transmitted both down to Earth and between satellites.
InCoax unveils its D2501 to help solve last-mile challenge
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9/21/2021   Post a comment
Operators will be able to extend XGS-PON or active Ethernet fiber and manage services through existing customer provisioning systems with use of established industry standards and protocols.
Comcast expands Internet Essentials to Pell Grant recipients
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9/21/2021   Post a comment
Comcast also pledges $15 million in free Internet service and 25,000 laptops to help get more Americans connected.
Kinetic bringing fiber to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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9/20/2021   Post a comment
Kinetic announced plans for a multi-year initiative to bring fiber Internet to 90% of homes and businesses in the Broken Arrow area.
DZS, Freedom Fibre deliver fiber access to TalkTalk subs
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9/16/2021   Post a comment
DZS and Freedom Fibre to bring high-performance fiber access to over 130,000 new TalkTalk subscribers in Northwest England.
Calix Cloud now fully compatible with 80+ third-party gateways
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9/16/2021   Post a comment
Calix Cloud allows broadband providers to move quickly to reduce unnecessary truck rolls, support-call volumes, and subscriber churn.
SDC Capital Partners closes IQ Fiber investment
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9/15/2021   Post a comment
IQ Fiber to bring gigabit-speed Internet to communities in Jacksonville, Florida.
Shentel's Glo Fiber plans new network in Pennsylvania
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9/15/2021   Post a comment
The network expansion will bring multi-gigabit Internet speeds to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
OpenVault intros Emergency Broadband Benefit support initiative for ISPs
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9/14/2021   Post a comment
New OpenVault turnkey initiative simplifies participation in the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program.
Vexus Fiber to build $50M fiber network
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9/13/2021   Post a comment
Vexus Fiber announces plans to build new $50 million fiber optic network in Lake Charles, Sulphur and Westlake, Louisiana.
Fiber deployments fuel 7% growth for broadband equipment Dell'Oro
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9/10/2021   Post a comment
Dell'Oro Group finds total global revenue for broadband access equipment increased to $3.6 billion in Q2 2021, up 7% year-over-year.
Althea AgFiber to provide fiber for farmers and rural communities
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9/9/2021   Post a comment
Partnering with Silo Communications, an Illinois ISP and contractor, Althea AgFiber will build over 12 miles of fiber, serving over 100 farms and homes.
Hughes, OneWeb to deliver LEO satellite service in US and India
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9/9/2021   Post a comment
Hughes and OneWeb agree to deliver low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite services as part of Hughes' multi-transport solution portfolio.
Crosslake Fibre taps Ciena for submarine network
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9/8/2021   Post a comment
The network, called 'CrossChannel Fibre,' is the first fiber cable project of its kind to be built across the busy shipping lanes of the English Channel since 2001.
Kymeta and OneWeb test Kymeta u8-based LEO terminal
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9/7/2021   Post a comment
OneWeb aims to work with Kymeta on smaller, flat, high-performance user terminals for communications on the move.
Virgin Media O2 gigabit rollout reaches 10M homes
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9/7/2021   Post a comment
Virgin Media O2's entire footprint of 15.5 million homes is set to be upgraded to gigabit speeds before the end of 2021.
Vfast, CityFibre to launch service in parts of Medway
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9/7/2021   Post a comment
Vfast will be the latest consumer ISP to join CityFibre's rapidly expanding open access networks.
Los Angeles Boys and Girls Clubs tap Kwikbit for broadband
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9/3/2021   Post a comment
Kwikbit's Broadband 2.0 is connecting B&G clubs and surrounding communities in Los Angeles.
Charter awards $1M in digital literacy grants
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9/3/2021   Post a comment
The latest round ties into a broader five-year, $7 million commitment to support digital literacy.
California retains CENIC California MMBI as middle-mile administrator
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9/2/2021   Post a comment
CENIC California MMBI is the partner responsible for developing the fiber network, creating rural exchange points, and collaborating with the California Public Utilities Commission and Caltrans.




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