Rights

Continued Strong Fiber Investments Push Result in 18 Percent Y/Y Growth in Broadband Equipment Spending, According to Dell'Oro Group

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

"The shift to 10 Gbps PON technologies is happening quickly and on a global basis," noted Jeff Heynen, Vice President, Broadband Access and Home Networking at Dell'Oro Group.

Key Points: 
  • "The shift to 10 Gbps PON technologies is happening quickly and on a global basis," noted Jeff Heynen, Vice President, Broadband Access and Home Networking at Dell'Oro Group.
  • "The only thing preventing further expansions are supply chain constraints and increased costs," explained Heynen.
  • Additional highlights from the 1Q 2021 Broadband Access and Home Networking quarterly report:
    Total broadband access equipment revenue was down 6 percent from the record revenue of 4Q 2020.
  • Dell'Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.

Human Touch, Digital Reach: Cartus Bridges Language and Cultural Gaps with Technology-enhanced Coaching Solutions

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 4:03pm

In the age of digital transformation and remote work environments, human connection is more important than ever.

Key Points: 
  • In the age of digital transformation and remote work environments, human connection is more important than ever.
  • Unique in the market, Cartus has designed a technology-supported coaching approach for both language and cultural transition.
  • As noted by Cartus Language Coach, Jessalyn Epstein, in Oregon, USA:
    "I would like to express my great appreciation to Cartus for providing the new online system to support language training programs.
  • Long-term Assignee, Fortune 500 Sportswear Company
    "I am truly proud that Cartus continues to transform the industry with this digital launch of our ever-popular, personalised intercultural and language solutions.

$21.65 million to bring high-speed Internet access to over 2,500 households in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region by September 2022

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 10:39pm

Access to high-performance, reliable and affordable Internet services is at the core of communities' economic and social development.

Key Points: 
  • Access to high-performance, reliable and affordable Internet services is at the core of communities' economic and social development.
  • "Now more than ever, entrepreneurs, families and children in our regions need access to high-speed Internet.
  • We're very proud that Ottawa and Quebec are teaming up to provide high-speed Internet access to nearly all Quebecers by the end of 2022."
  • Together, we'll ensure that every household and every business inthe SaguenayLac-Saint-Jean region has access to high-speed Internet by September 2022."

Government of Canada invests over $700,000 to bring high-speed Internet to 1,111 more homes in Bancroft, Carrying Place and Mountain View

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 5:30pm

Right now, too many Canadians living in rural and remote communities lack access to high-speed Internet.

Key Points: 
  • Right now, too many Canadians living in rural and remote communities lack access to high-speed Internet.
  • Through the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada is taking immediate action to get Canadians connected to the high-speed Internet they need.
  • Today's announcement builds on the progress the Government of Canada has already made to improve critical infrastructure in Ontario.
  • The UBF is part of a suite of federal investments to improve high-speed Internet.

Government of Canada invests nearly $3.2 million to bring high-speed Internet to 689 more homes in the Thunder Bay region

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 4:05pm

Through the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada is taking immediate action to get Canadians connected to the high-speed Internet they need.

Key Points: 
  • Through the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada is taking immediate action to get Canadians connected to the high-speed Internet they need.
  • This project will connect 689underserved households in the communities of Lappe and Toimela to high-speed Internet.
  • Today's announcement builds on the progress the Government of Canada has already made to improve critical infrastructure in Ontario.
  • "We're proud to be able to bring fibre right to the doors of 689 customers in the rural Thunder Bay area.

Government of Canada invests $7.7 million to bring high-speed Internet to over 2,800 more homes in southwestern Ontario

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 4:30pm

Right now, too many Canadians living in rural and remote communities lack access to high-speed Internet.

Key Points: 
  • Right now, too many Canadians living in rural and remote communities lack access to high-speed Internet.
  • The projects being announced today were approved within six months of the formal launch of the now $2.75-billion program.
  • Since 2015, the federal government has invested more than $2.85 billion in over 4,060 infrastructure projects in Ontario communities with a population of fewer than 100,000people.
  • Thank you to the regional Internet providers for their partnership in this effort to provide broadband Internet access to these communities.

$3.45 million to bring high-speed Internet to 600 households in the Minganie RCM by September 2022

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 2:48pm

Access to high-performance, reliable and affordable Internet services is at the core of communities\' economic and social development.

Key Points: 
  • Access to high-performance, reliable and affordable Internet services is at the core of communities\' economic and social development.
  • "\n"Having access to high-speed Internet everywhere in Quebec is a top priority, and even more so since the start of the pandemic.
  • Our government is proud to be the one that will pull off this major feat, enabling all Quebecers to have high-speed Internet access.
  • The partnership agreement with TELUS will allow for the deployment of cutting-edge infrastructure in the Minganie RCM, which will guarantee access to reliable, high-performance Internet services.

Conexon announces winners of 2021 Internet Grant program, showcasing the impact of high-speed internet in rural America

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:00pm

b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

Key Points: 
  • b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAfter reading their stories, I have never been more proud of our role in the rural electric broadband movement.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe 2021 Conexon Internet Grant pilot collaboration captured stories with a focus on remote learning, education, career advancement, and other opportunities created by high-speed internet access.
  • The selected stories will be showcased on social media channels in the coming weeks.\nConexon anticipates expanding the Internet Grant program in 2022 and beyond.
  • Details of future programs can be found at conexoninternetgrant.com .\nConexon works with Rural Electric Cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities.

Conexon announces winners of 2021 Internet Grant program, showcasing the impact of high-speed internet in rural America

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:00pm

b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

Key Points: 
  • b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAfter reading their stories, I have never been more proud of our role in the rural electric broadband movement.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe 2021 Conexon Internet Grant pilot collaboration captured stories with a focus on remote learning, education, career advancement, and other opportunities created by high-speed internet access.
  • The selected stories will be showcased on social media channels in the coming weeks.\nConexon anticipates expanding the Internet Grant program in 2022 and beyond.
  • Details of future programs can be found at conexoninternetgrant.com .\nConexon works with Rural Electric Cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities.

CELLULARONE® Launches Emergency Mobile Broadband Data Plans with Unlimited Data and Smartphone Tethering to help Struggling Households Stay Connected with Free Wireless Internet

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:10pm

b'SHOW LOW, Ariz., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular One is proud to announce that today it has launched its Emergency Broadband Data Plans.

Key Points: 
  • b'SHOW LOW, Ariz., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular One is proud to announce that today it has launched its Emergency Broadband Data Plans.
  • These new mobile data plans are intended to help households afford internet service during the pandemic and include unlimited mobile data with the ability to utilize a smartphone as a personal or household WiFi hotspot to connect compatible devices such as tablets or computers.\n"The impacts of the COVID pandemic have made strong, reliable internet access more important than ever.
  • For those living and working in rural and tribal communities in the Southwest oftentimes the only internet option is mobile data," said Judd Hinkle, CEO of Cellular One.
  • "That\'s why our team has worked hard to create unlimited, easy-to-use emergency data plans for those struggling to afford sufficient mobile data for internet access.