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TransWorld Selects Full Span of Calix Platforms and Services to Build the Ultimate Rural Broadband Business

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 1:25pm

By embracing this comprehensive set of Calix offerings, the multi-regional wireless internet service provider (WISP) is transforming its broadband network to fiber-to-the-home, simplifying its business, and growing its value.

Key Points: 
  • By embracing this comprehensive set of Calix offerings, the multi-regional wireless internet service provider (WISP) is transforming its broadband network to fiber-to-the-home, simplifying its business, and growing its value.
  • Working with Calix Services enables us to roll out the right network on time and on budget to ensure we deliver unmatched broadband services to all our customers as efficiently as possible.
  • We look forward to growing our partnership with Calix as we continue to expand our network to more rural communities.
  • TransWorld Network, Corp. For over 25 years, TWN Communications has worked with electric cooperatives to deploy broadband and voice communication services.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus successfully completes expansion of opti-cal fibre network in Plön district

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 9:02am

After more than three years of construction, Tele Columbus AG has successfully completed the expansion of the FTTH optical fibre network in the northern German district of Pln.

Key Points: 
  • After more than three years of construction, Tele Columbus AG has successfully completed the expansion of the FTTH optical fibre network in the northern German district of Pln.
  • pepcom GmbH, a subsidiary of Tele Columbus AG, operates the new network.
  • Following completion of the four phases, the network now totals roughly 700 kilometres in length throughout the district.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.

Fiber Broadband Association Elects 2021 Chair and Board of Directors

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) today announced it has elected its 2021 Board of Directors.

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  • The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) today announced it has elected its 2021 Board of Directors.
  • Katie Espeseth, Vice President of New Products at EPB, was re-elected as Chair of the Board for another one-year term, beginning January 1, 2021.
  • FBA is fortunate to welcome our 2021 Board of Directors and have Katies leadership for a second term.
  • There are two new members that will serve the 2021 Board of Directors: Joseph JJ Jones from On Trac, Inc. and Craig Stein from ADTRAN.

Consolidated Communications Completes Broadband Network Upgrades in Four New Hampshire Towns

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 3:00pm

MANCHESTER, N.H. , Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL), a top-10 fiber provider in the U.S., today announced the completion of new, high-speed, fiber-to-the-premises broadband networks to homes and businesses in the New Hampshire towns of Danbury, Errol, Mason and Springfield.

Key Points: 
  • MANCHESTER, N.H. , Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL), a top-10 fiber provider in the U.S., today announced the completion of new, high-speed, fiber-to-the-premises broadband networks to homes and businesses in the New Hampshire towns of Danbury, Errol, Mason and Springfield.
  • In August, Consolidated was awarded $3.5 million from the states Connecting New Hampshire Emergency Broadband Expansion Program to bring enhanced and upgraded Internet services to these towns.
  • The grant awarded to Consolidated - along with the companys own investment of $1.5 million - funded the broadband projects.
  • For towns like Mason, the network build-outs were timely, with many residents continuing to work remotely and schools transitioning to virtual learning.

Fiber Broadband Association Recognizes Outstanding Broadband Achievements at Fiber Connect 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Today, the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) recognized exemplary organizations and individuals with several awards during its 2020 Virtual Fiber Connect event .

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) recognized exemplary organizations and individuals with several awards during its 2020 Virtual Fiber Connect event .
  • The Fiber Broadband Association was honored to present this award to Virginia Walker, Former CEO, Walker and Associates.
  • I was proud to present this years Chairmans Award during our annual Women in Fiber Luncheon, said Katie Espeseth, Vice President of New Products, EPB and Fiber Broadband Association Board Chair.
  • With nearly 1,000 guests in attendance, the 2020 Virtual Fiber Connect conference remains North Americas premier networking and learning engagement for professionals in the fiber industry.

Cincinnati Bell Among First Internet Providers to Offer 2 Gigabit Internet to Consumers

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

Cincinnati Bell Inc. has launched a pilot program that will deliver 2 gigabit Internet to a select number of consumer addresses.

Key Points: 
  • Cincinnati Bell Inc. has launched a pilot program that will deliver 2 gigabit Internet to a select number of consumer addresses.
  • Cincinnati Bell will use learnings from the 2 gigabit Internet pilot program to eventually expand the offering across its fiber-to-the home footprint in Greater Cincinnati.
  • Cincinnati Bell is one of the first Internet Service Providers nationwide to offer a 2 gigabit solution, which is 30 times faster than an average broadband connection.
  • For more information, and to participate in the Cincinnati Bell 2 gigabit Internet pilot project, please click on this link .

Sertex Broadband Solutions' Public-Private Model Deploys Gigabit Fiber Networks in the Northeast

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 1:00pm

Sertex Broadband Solutions , the leading regional expert in fiber optic infrastructure deployment, has made this possible with their new public-private municipal broadband model.

Key Points: 
  • Sertex Broadband Solutions , the leading regional expert in fiber optic infrastructure deployment, has made this possible with their new public-private municipal broadband model.
  • To ensure affordability, a public-private partnership between local governments and Sertex leverages the municipality's ability to finance capital projects.
  • Sertex has deployed hundreds of fiber infrastructure projects in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island since its founding in 1999.
  • "Our vision is to connect every rural home and business to the internet with gigabit fiber optic service," continued Solitro.

C Spire celebrates availability of ultra-fast fiber internet in Jasper, Alabama

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Unlike other internet service providers, C Spire Fiber has no data caps, cancellation fees or long-term contracts and does not use pricing promotions and gimmicks.

Key Points: 
  • Unlike other internet service providers, C Spire Fiber has no data caps, cancellation fees or long-term contracts and does not use pricing promotions and gimmicks.
  • "C Spire Fiber will help us add jobs, diversify and grow our economy well into the future," he said.
  • For more information about C Spire's fiber broadband internet service rollout in Alabama, go to www.cspire.com/alfiber .
  • C Spire is a privately-owned telecommunications and technology company driven to deliver the best experiences in wireless, fiber internet, and business IT solutions such as internet, VoIP, cloud and managed services.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus builds city network in Borna

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 1:25pm

Tele Columbus AG is building a completely new optical fibre city network to connect to some 4,200 homes in Borna, a town in the German state of Saxony.

Key Points: 
  • Tele Columbus AG is building a completely new optical fibre city network to connect to some 4,200 homes in Borna, a town in the German state of Saxony.
  • Now a city network is to be created to connect the homes with optical fibre right to the buildings (FTTB).
  • For Tele Columbus, the expansion in Borna closes a strategically important gap between the strong network locations in Leipzig and Altenburg, boosting the Company's market position in Saxony further.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.

City of Wyandotte Turns to CommScope for Next Generation Connectivity

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 1:05pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201208005087/en/
    City of Wyandotte Turns to CommScope for Next Generation Connectivity (Photo: Business Wire)
    The project requires full conversion to fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), management of multiple contractors, network component integration, and relocation and expansion of their headend.
  • Wyandotte is an area that has flourished, developing a reputation as a destination for new and expanding businesses.
  • We are spreading economic growth and investing in arts, food, culture, retail and services that will be attractive to future generations, said Paul LaManes, General Manager, City of Wyandotte.
  • Network technologies like FTTH can bring powerful and new cutting-edge services to City residents, and forward-thinking municipalities like the City of Wyandotte are now transforming their networks.