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Virgin Mobile USA Changes How to Buy Wireless: One Year of Service for Only $1 + Virgin Perks

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June 21, 2017 — KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virgin Mobile® USA announced today it will be the first iPhone-exclusive carrier and launched a game-changing offer: Buy an iPhone and get six months of unlimited talk, text and data on Virgin Mobile’s nationwide network for only $1 when you join the “Inner Circle.” Additionally, customers who sign...Learn More

Altice N.V. and Altice USA Announce Pricing of Altice USA’s Initial Public Offering

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June 21, 2017 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altice N.V. (ATC, ATCB, “Altice”), a global convergent leader in telecoms, content and advertising, and Altice USA, Inc. (“Altice USA”), Altice’s U.S. subsidiary, announce today that Altice USA has priced its initial public offering of 63,943,029 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public...Learn More

Evolution Digital Reaches eVUE-TV Agreement with GCI

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Centennial, Colorado — June 20, 2017 — Evolution Digital today announces that it has reached an agreement with General Communication Inc. (GCI) to deploy its fully managed eVUE-TV® IPTV Solution to GCI customers in select service regions. GCI delivers residential and business telecommunications services primarily to residents across the state of Alaska. Last November, Evolution...Learn More

Nokia Bell Labs First To Show Use of Ultra-low Latency 10G PON for Mobile Fronthaul

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Espoo, Finland – Nokia has announced a significant industry breakthrough in the effort to better support mobile fronthaul and latency sensitive services. In a world-first, Nokia Bell Labs showed it is now possible to use a commercial next generation PON (NG-PON) to transport ultra-low latency CPRI streams via a standard single fiber running between the...Learn More

CenturyLink Offers Gigabit Service to 32,827 Minnesota Businesses

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June 14, 2017 — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that fiber-ready broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) are now available to 32,827 small to large business customers  in 1,131 multi-tenant unit (MTU) office buildings in Minnesota, including more than 400 MTUs in Minneapolis and 350 in St. Paul. With 25 percent...Learn More

Large Data Center Provider Selects Zayo for Dark Fiber

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June 16, 2017 — BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a large data center provider for dark fiber to connect its East Coast data centers. The solution includes primary and diverse routes in New York and New Jersey, providing low-latency infrastructure for the provider. Zayo’s solution consist of more...Learn More

Global LTE Market Share Nearly 28% – 2.16 Billion LTE Connections

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BELLEVUE, Wash. – June 13, 2017 – 5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced that global LTE market share compared to all other mobile wireless technologies reached 28 percent at the end of the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 11 percentage points in...Learn More

MoCA Access Now Available

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June 14, 2017, San Ramon, CA—Leveraging its inherent strengths in high performance and high reliability, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance is introducing MoCA Access; a new broadband access specification based on the MoCA 2.5 standard which is capable of 2.5 Gbps actual data rates and leverages the existing in-building coaxial cabling. MoCA Access is point-to-multipoint...Learn More

New Hope Telephone Cooperative Gets NTCA ‘Gig­Capable’ Certification

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NEW HOPE, ALABAMA — New Hope Telephone Cooperative has been named a certified “Gig-Capable Provider” by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, which represents nearly 900 independent telecommunications companies, awarded the certification. Of those 900 providers, only about 12 percent nationwide have received this Gig-Capable certification. To achieve certification, telecommunications companies must show that gigabit technology is...Learn More

Calix Access Platform Adds NG-PON2 Support

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ORLANDO, FL – June 13, 2017 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in Subscriber Driven Intelligent Access, today announced that North America’s most widely deployed access system has been AXOS enabled with the addition of NG-PON2 and XGS-PON support. This game-changing enhancement allows over 1000 service providers who have deployed the E7-2 to...Learn More

ViaWest to Combine with Peak 10, Creating Hybrid IT Solutions Provider

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DENVER, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Peak 10 Inc. (“Peak 10”), a portfolio company of GI Partners, and ViaWest, Inc. (“ViaWest”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX: SJR.B; NYSE: SJR), today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which ViaWest will be acquired by Peak 10 for all-cash...Learn More

ECI’s Products Selected to Upgrade Rainier Connect’s Optical Transport Network to 100G

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Petach Tikvah, Israel – June 7, 2017 – ECI®, a global provider of ELASTIC network solutions for service providers, critical infrastructures, and data center operators, in cooperation with Rainier Connect, a family-owned, telecommunications service provider offering high-speed internet, cable television and telephone services to more than 15,000 customers in the western United States, announced today...Learn More

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