Digital divide

AT&T Launches Fiber Broadband in Rural Vanderburgh County, Indiana

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as Indiana farmers are harvesting the crops they planted in the spring, residents of Vanderburgh County are reaping the benefits of fiber-optic technology, planned and planted by AT&T* earlier this year.

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  • AT&T is building fiber to more than 20,000 locations in the county a largely rural community where roughly one-third of homes, farms and businesses did not have access to fixed broadband service before this fiber build.
  • Vanderburgh County officials used federal funds made available by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2020 to bring fiber broadband to the area.
  • Vanderburgh County officials recently agreed to extend the network to 90 additional locations,bringing fiber coverage tomore unincorporated parts of the county.
  • But it's a different story in rural parts of the country," said Cheryl Musgrave, commissioner, Vanderburgh County.

ACCELECOM ACQUIRES GEORGIA PUBLIC WEB, A LEADING REGIONAL BROADBAND PROVIDER

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelecom, a wholesale and business fiber provider based in Louisville Kentucky, completed its acquisition of Georgia Public Web, a leading regional broadband provider with more than 20 years of experience operating carrier-grade fiber optic networks in the Southeastern region. This addition will enable Accelecom to enhance state-of-the-art fiber-optic services to enterprise and carrier customers region-wide. "Our goal is to improve the quality of broadband fiber services available in urban areas, and bridge the digital divide in rural areas," says David Flessas, CEO of Accelecom.

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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelecom, a wholesale and business fiber provider based in Louisville Kentucky, completed its acquisition of Georgia Public Web, a leading regional broadband provider with more than 20 years of experience operating carrier-grade fiber optic networks in the Southeastern region.
  • "Our goal is to improve the quality of broadband fiber services available in urban areas, and bridge the digital divide in rural areas," says David Flessas, CEO of Accelecom.
  • Going forward, Georgia Public Web will become Accelecom Georgia.
  • Accelecom Georgia will continue to provide middle-mile and broadband services to accelerate economic growth and provide long-term value for communities, businesses, and consumers alike.

NEW REPORT: Access to Technology and Training Programs Yield Transformational Social Outcomes for Older Adults

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- During Digital Inclusion Week (Oct. 4), which aims to raise awareness of solutions addressing digital equity, Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) from AARP has released a report, "Fly Like an Eagle: Measuring Transformational Social Outcomes Among Seniors Using Technology." The report details how access to technology devices and innovative training programs can yield transformational social outcomes for older adults and provides a blueprint for cities and communities looking to implement their own digital inclusion programs.

Key Points: 
  • The report details how access to technology devices and innovative training programs can yield transformational social outcomes for older adults and provides a blueprint for cities and communities looking to implement their own digital inclusion programs.
  • "We have long believed that technology training offers life-changing benefits for older adults," said Tom Kamber, Executive Director of OATS from AARP.
  • Older adults who received technology training felt an increase in their feelings of connectedness to friends, family and congregation 20 percent more than those who did not.
  • OATS from AARP helps older adults learn to use and leverage technology to transform their lives and their communities.

ZenFi Networks Shortlisted for Wireless Broadband Alliance Best Wi-Fi Social Impact Award

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

ZenFi Networks , an innovative leader of digital infrastructure solutions in the New York and New Jersey metro region , announces today that the company is now shortlisted for the Best Wi-Fi for Social Impact Award by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Industry Awards 2022.

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  • ZenFi Networks , an innovative leader of digital infrastructure solutions in the New York and New Jersey metro region , announces today that the company is now shortlisted for the Best Wi-Fi for Social Impact Award by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Industry Awards 2022.
  • ZenFi Networks is being considered for the Best Wi-Fi For Social Impact'' award due to the companys various initiatives focused on social good to benefit local communities.
  • Earlier this year, in partnership with CityBridge, ZenFi Networks began deployment of Link5G to address the need for more wireless connectivity across New York City.
  • In addition to including wireless siting opportunities for carrier customers, the LinkNYC platform enables ZenFi Networks to expand its virtual infrastructure offerings.

Network as a Service (NaaS) is expected to showcase a strong CAGR of around 28% due to the accelerated adoption of cloud computing among large and small and medium enterprises| UnivDatos Market Insights

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The Network as a Service market report has been aggregated by collecting informative data on various dynamics such as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • The Network as a Service market report has been aggregated by collecting informative data on various dynamics such as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • This innovative report makes use of several analyses to get a closer outlook on the NaaS market.
  • The NaaS market report offers a detailed analysis of the latest industry developments and trending factors in the market that are influencing the market growth.
  • Furthermore, this statistical market research repository examines and estimates the NaaS market at the global and regional levels.

Network as a Service (NaaS) is expected to showcase a strong CAGR of around 28% due to the accelerated adoption of cloud computing among large and small and medium enterprises| UnivDatos Market Insights

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The Network as a Service market report has been aggregated by collecting informative data on various dynamics such as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • The Network as a Service market report has been aggregated by collecting informative data on various dynamics such as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • This innovative report makes use of several analyses to get a closer outlook on the NaaS market.
  • The NaaS market report offers a detailed analysis of the latest industry developments and trending factors in the market that are influencing the market growth.
  • Furthermore, this statistical market research repository examines and estimates the NaaS market at the global and regional levels.

Personal Health Assistant, Renee, Launches to Make Healthcare as Easy and Supportive as a Devoted Loved One

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Starting today, patients can sign up on Renees website and initiate their seamless digital health journey for $24.99 per month.

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  • Starting today, patients can sign up on Renees website and initiate their seamless digital health journey for $24.99 per month.
  • Further, for the remainder of 2022, Renee is waiving the $99.99 Personal Care Activation fee for all new members.
  • Renee is the first-ever personal healthcare assistant designed to help everyone, especially aging and polychronic Americans, with their most essential healthcare tasks.
  • Renee handles the tasks of scheduling doctor appointments, arranging rides, delivering prescriptions, supporting mental health, tracking patient health progress, and much more.

Brightspeed Officially Launches Operations and Begins Large-Scale Fiber Network Deployment

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Monday, October 3, 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightspeed today announced it has begun operations as a new company following the completion of the previously announced acquisition of incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) assets and associated operations across 20 states from Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) by Apollo-managed funds (NYSE: APO).

Key Points: 
  • Through its local fiber and copper networks, Brightspeed provides internet and voice offerings to residential and small business customers.
  • The company has also officially commenced the buildout of its state-of-the-art fiber optics network.
  • Brightspeed plans to complete over 1 million new fiber passings across 17 states during the initial phase of construction through the end of 2023.
  • Brightspeed will begin building out its fiber network in 13 of the 20 states in its footprint by the end of 2022.

Frontier to Report Third-Quarter 2022 Earnings on November 2, 2022

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Frontier Communications Parent, Inc. (NASDAQ: FYBR) (Frontier) today announced it will report its third-quarter 2022 financial results on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022.

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  • Frontier Communications Parent, Inc. (NASDAQ: FYBR) (Frontier) today announced it will report its third-quarter 2022 financial results on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022.
  • Frontier will present its results on a webcast beginning at 8:30 a.m.
  • Access instructions and presentation materials, including Frontiers earnings release and trending schedule, will be available at 7:00 a.m.
  • Frontier is a leading communications provider offering gigabit speeds to empower and connect millions of consumers and businesses in 25 states.

The ChannelPro Network Names Recipients of 2022 ChannelPro SMB All-Star Awards

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Monday, October 3, 2022

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The ChannelPro Network is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 SMB All-Star Awards. The only program of its kind in the channel, the awards recognize a select group of IT hardware, software, and service vendors whose products, programs, and initiatives have made a significant impact on the SMB channel in the last 12 months, as determined by the ChannelPro Network editorial team.

Key Points: 
  • This is only the second time ChannelPro has named a Lifetime Achievement All-Star.
  • Editorial coverage includes the ChannelPro SMB All-Stars special feature in the October print and digital editions of ChannelPro-SMB magazine, as well as online coverage at ChannelProNetwork.com.
  • The ChannelPro Network provides targeted business and technology information for the IT channel.
  • No other media company focuses on the small and midsize marketplace like The ChannelPro Network.